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Cashews to Beat the Blues

Maybe the pharmacy doesn't have to be the first place you stop when you're feeling down-in-the-dumps. A big helping of cashews may be just the ticket when you've got a mild case of the blues. What …

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6 Morning Habits You Need to Dig Into

The wee hours of the morning are a sacred time when all is quiet, and the world is seemingly still asleep. Believe it or not, the morning has the potential to be your most productive time of the day, …

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Is Your Produce Trying to Kill You?

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but maybe not for the reason you think. Everyone seems to be smitten with the thought that fresh produce is loaded with antioxidants -- which reduce oxidative stre…

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Improve Your Life With … Green Smoothies?

There are many so-called "superfoods" out there that boast miraculous claims that often can't hold any water. But, the ubiquitous green smoothie? Sure, it has fruits and veggies galore, but can it rea…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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3 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Tea

Tea is a miraculous thing. Bursting with antioxidants and health benefits galore, civilizations have been imbibing it for centuries. Drink it iced in the throes of summer or steaming hot to stave off …

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Does Serving Others Improve Your Life?

Ben Smith attests to the joy serving others can bring to your life. "The greatest among you, shall be your servant." This has been one of the verses I have lived my life on and want to pass on to y…

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Everything You Ever Need to Know About Kale

Eat More Kale! The fervent consumption of kale has recently grown into a cult-like following. Odds are you know someone who swears by kale’s immense health benefits and tastiness. Persuaded by their h…

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Thanks for the righteous salad!

Interesting article, thank you

not too fond of onions & garlic, have difficulty w/ flax seeds, yet to try the oil, all the r…

Thanks for sharing.