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6 Fruits You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog

While fruits like bananas, kiwis, blueberries, strawberries, and pineapple are fine to share with your pup, there are many fruits that you should keep to yourself. Fruits are very nutritious, and dogs…

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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthy†skin, teeth and a healthy…

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7 of the Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat

For a few decades now, carbohydrates have been considered by many to be the be-all-end-all of worst types of foods to eat. But, not so fast; carbs are an essential building block of a healthy diet. Su…

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Grilled Apples with Parmesan Cheese and Honey

Bring up the heat on your cheese platter. Grilling apples is a great way to spice up something sweet. These grilled apple slices are also a much healthier alternative to bread and crackers. YIELD 1…

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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesnít love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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The Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

The crunch of fallen leaves, muted blooms of mums, and flickering lights of carved jack-o-lanterns are all autumn mainstays. The abundance of apples is also another welcome sign of fall. Although appl…

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The Fruit That’s Associated With a Better Sex Life

Apples have long been praised for their ability to "keep the doctor away." Studies have shown they can help fight†cancer, protect our heart, and reduce our chance of stroke. But hey, apples for sex…

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The Type of Apple That Could Help You Lose Weight

In 1868, Maria Ann (Granny) Smith found a seedling by the creek that ran by her property in Australia. The seed bore light green apples, which Granny Smith found to be perfect for both snacking and co…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

Itís not autumn for me until Iíve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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