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Surprise! These Popsicles Get Their Color From Beets

On a hot summers day, what could be better than an ice cold popsicle? A watermelon-beet detox popsicle! Purple Power Detox Popsicles Yield: 24 mini popsicles or 12 large popsicles Active Time: …

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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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Juicing & Smoothie-ing Tips & Recipes

Both juicing and smoothies make it easier to eat a wider variety of foods, which is important because you increase your chances of developing a food allergy if you don't rotate the types of food you…

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Why & How to Eat More Beets

Beet season is here! These healthy root veggies are in season from June through November. Here are some tips on choosing, cooking, and storing your summer beets. If your only experience with beets …

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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.  According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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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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6 Quick & Easy Ways to Eat Beets

With their knobby, sometimes hairy exteriors, whole, raw beets can intimidate those who have not cooked them. But while they might look gnarly on the outside, the insides of beets reveal vibrant, jewe…

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7 Reasons to Love Beets

Beets are among my favorite vegetables.  Not only are they delicious, they are nutritional powerhouses.  Here are 7 reasons to love beets: 1.  Lower blood pressure (when high). A recent study at Lo…

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