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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

Sure, most of us love to enjoy bananas for breakfast or, perhaps, a snack. But bananas have so much more going for them than just a delicious and nutritious treat. In fact, so many of the reasons bana…

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Peanut Power Shake

Drinking your breakfast is a delicious, convenient and super satisfying morning meal alternative. Who wants to clean up dirty pots and pans at 8am after a five ingredient scramble? Probably not you on…

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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…

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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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Healthy Strawberry Banana Popsicles

YIELD 8 servings Ingredients 4 cups coconut water 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries 1/2 large banana 1/4 cup maple syrup Instructions 1. In a blender, blend coconut water with str…

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Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana Pops

YIELD 20 servings Ingredients 1 (12-ounce) package firm silken light tofu, drained 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt 10 bananas 20 lollipop o…

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Banana Muffin Recipe

Recipe: Banana Muffins From: Margaret Chapman at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 16 Servings : 16 Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 25m Ready In : 30m …

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5 Fruits That Keep Skin Youthful

With the passage of time, skin needs more time and care. But getting a spa facial can be an expensive affair.  Why not harness Nature’s own bounty of fruits, waiting for you to discover their skin-pam…

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Dr. Oz’s Banana Conditioner: Tested

By Randy Fritz Dr. Oz commissioned his researchers to find the best treatment for damaged hair and surprisingly, they ended up with bananas! At Real Food For Life we wondered if there was someth…

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