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7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet

While many people steer clear of whole grains, they'd do well to give them a second look. The average person eats refined grain products like white flour and white rice and avoids whole grains like t…

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Roasted Eggplant & Barley Salad (Recipe)

  I made this salad with the full intention of bringing it for lunch the following two days. That definitely didn't happen -- it didn't even last until breakfast! Roasted Eggplant & Bar…

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15 Healthy & Unique Whole Grain Breakfasts

  By now, you probably know all of the benefits of whole grains: a decreased risk of certain types of cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, just to name a few. But are you really ge…

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For the Love of Barley

Last week I made a shopping list mistake. I wrote down “1/2 lb bulgur” instead of the ˝ lb of barley I really needed for the recipe I intended to make. I shopped, purchased what was on my list, and th…

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7 Steps Away From Refined Grains

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate …

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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What is Kitchari?

By Sara Novak, Planet Green Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish that's known for its ability to detox the body and balance all three doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha. For yogis that want to cl…

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Common Ingredient Linked to Mental Illness

A recent study in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that gluten sensitivity may be linked to schizophrenia and psychosis.  Scientists at the Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins School of Medi…

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Green Manure Crops

Keeping your gardens covered with green manure crops is an excellent way to keep your soil healthy in between growing seasons, as it helps to control the weeds and protects the soil. Sun and heavy…

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5 Quick Fiber Fixes

Fiber bulks up your stomach contents and helps keep blood-sugar levels even by slowing glucose absorption. These high-fiber choices may surprise you. 1. Almonds are among the most fibrous nuts, tot…

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