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5 Important Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vital water-soluble nutrient that helps the body fight environmental damage, helps wounds heal, and can protect us from certain cancers. Here are some useful facts that will help you ge…

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9 Incredible Health Benefits of Bell Peppers

I simply love bell peppers, particularly the brightly colored ones. Although they belong to the chili pepper family, bell peppers are mild and can jazz up a salad in an instant, lend a perky crunch to…

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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …

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6 Quick Fatigue Fighters

We all know that secret stash of chocolate or third cup of coffee won't do our bodies any good, yet when fatigue sets in, who doesn't reach mindlessly (and with a good measure of guilt) for a quick pi…

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Beauty Queen Chili

I am always surprised when the greenmarket is still up to its ears in corn and tomatoes come late September. In anticipation of the months of cabbage and kale ahead, I buy as much vibrant produce as I…

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I'd say that pesticides are not a "cause", but they do contribute via spawning superbugs (as antibio…

Leftover wine?

If the wine isn't good enough to finish, I wouldn't cook with it.