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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

It’s not autumn for me until I’ve 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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The Fruit That Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Confusion, loss of memory, difficulty speaking, disorientation ... Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is traumatic for those who have it and those who see their loved ones suffer from it. …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Johnny Appleseed

Every year on Arbor Day, people worldwide celebrate by planting trees in and around their neighborhoods. But no matter how many trees we all plant this Arbor Day, our efforts will probably pale in com…

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Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples

  Update this holiday mainstay with an array of fresh produce. Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks and Apples Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 Medium leeks, white and…

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3 Warm Apple Recipes for a Cold Day

The comfort of apples on a freezing day... few pleasures rival it. I am currently reading a beautiful book titled From the Apple Orchard by Lee Jackson. It contains a treasury of charming apple recipe…

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Apple-Almond Quinoa

Since apples are in abundance during the fall season, why not take advantage of this versatile fruit? This vegetarian quinoa dish is full of apples, cinnamon and almonds and adds a fun twist to your q…

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7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…

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7 Autumn Harvest Superfoods

I love autumn's crisp air, brilliant colors, and especially all the wonderful harvest foods. Here are seven of my favorite fall superfoods: Apples—We've all heard the adage, "an apple a day keeps t…

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