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10 Miracle Healing Powers of Grapes

Research continues on the vast health benefits of resveratrol, found in purple or red grapes. Here are some of the amazing healing benefits of resveratrol: Power Up Your Weight Loss Exciting res…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Quick and Easy Mexican Salad

This is one of my favorite salad recipes. Don't be scared off by the ingredient list. It's quick and easy to make.  And even better to eat. Ingredients: One head of leaf or romaine lettuce, wash…

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Buckwheat: 12 Reasons to Love the Unsung Superfood

Unrelated to wheat, buckwheat is actually not a grain at all, but a seed of a plant related to rhubarb.  As is often the case with seeds, buckwheat’s nutritional value surpasses grains.  Here are 10 r…

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Two Berries Delay Brain Aging Two-and-a-Half Years

A Harvard study published in the Annals of Neurology indicates that eating a diet high in blueberries and strawberries can slow brain aging and cognitive decline by up to two and a half years. Dr. …

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Top 10 Spring Superfoods

Spring is finally here and along with it starts the cascade of vibrant superfoods.  Obviously, some take a little longer than others, but here are my picks for the top 10 spring superfoods.  Enjoy! …

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Chocolate May Reduce Risk of Heart Failure

Forget what you've heard about death by chocolate.  A new Harvard study shows that chocolate may be good for your heart.  It’s a great day for chocolate lovers everywhere. Murray Mittleman and his …

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13 Healing Powers of Lemons

If you're not getting fresh lemons into your diet, you may want to reconsider after reading the many health benefits of lemons, lemon juice, pith (the white part), or zest (skin). Here are 13 amazi…

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Healthier Holiday Chocolate Chip Cookies

Don’t you just love the aroma of fresh, homemade cookies baking in the oven?  There is room in a health-conscious lifestyle for the occasional treat.  Enjoy my husband's chocolate chip cookie recipe t…

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12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries

1.  Catechins found in blueberries activate fat-burning genes in abdominal fat cells to assist with weight loss, and belly fat loss in particular.  According to research at Tufts University, regularly…

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I don't usually like the taste of pumpkin...however, I have recently been converted to pumpkin pie, …

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