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Your Cilantro May Contain Poop

Cilantro gives guacamole that extra tastiness, but right now that could be adding some poop to it, too. Earlier this week the FDA released an alert that some cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, has been …

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5 Powerful Green Foods To Boost Your Metabolic Health

Itís true. You canít out-run or out-exercise a bad diet. Thatís because the foods you regularly eat have a lasting impact on your metabolic health, from your heart to your brain. Everybody knows th…

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6 Simple Homemade Hair Masks

In 2013, Americans spent $11.4 billion on haircare products. Thatís a lot of money spent on†chemical-laden mystery concoctions†that are potentially doing more harm than good. The†U.S. EPA†lists a numb…

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What Eating an Avocado a Day Can Do For Your Health

Eating on avocado a day, as part of a moderate-fat diet, can improve cholesterol levels in overweight or obese people, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Associati…

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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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Is Avocado the Perfect Food?

Avocado is one of my favorite foods, so when I heard claims that it was "the perfect food," I wondered what that meant and whether it was really true. Is avocado the perfect food? Let's see what we ca…

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7 Clever Tips to Make Produce Last Longer

Letting veggies and fruit go bad isnít just a bummer for our budgets, itís also a problem for the planet. According to the†World Resources Institute, 25 percent of calories grown around the globe for …

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Chilled Avocado Soup

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 2 ripe avocados, peeled 2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth, warmed to room temperature 1 (4-ounce) can or jar chopped green chiles 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt…

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4 All-Natural DIY Beauty Products

Think you need to shell out hundreds of cold, hard cash on pricey beauty creams and designer shampoos? Wrong! Turns out, the best all-natural skincare products on the market are hiding in your kitchen…

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Yellow Tomato Soup with Avocados

YIELD 3 servings Ingredients Cilantro Oil: 1 cup fresh cilantro 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Soup: 1 medium onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups yellow cherry tomatoes (or any summer c…

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