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Plum Pudding Smoothies

Transform your breakfast into a festive treat with this excellent plum-inspired smoothie recipe. Your weekdays will be that much brighter with this energizing drink in your hand! YIELD 4 servings I…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?  It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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The Brew That Fights Joint Pain, Sun Damage, Cancer & More

White tea is fast brewing its way up as a star beverage, thanks to its tremendous health benefits. Study after study is establishing its role in controlling obesity, preventing heart disease, and even…

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Why You Should Drink Black Filter Coffee After Lunch

Sometimes, we eat, drink, or buy things just because we like to. Drinking coffee, for instance. Like millions on the planet, I like to enjoy a cup of black coffee after lunch. Now I've stumbled upon a…

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7 Calorie-Bomb Drinks

Liquid calories slip by so easily, it’s almost hard to take them seriously. But alas, all those super-sized beverages and high fructose corn syrup concoctions have contributed, quite stealthily, to …

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The Coffee-Slacker Connection

This is one of the funniest and most interesting scientific studies I’ve read in a long time. Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, wanted to study the effects of s…

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3 Simple, Nourishing Drinks

1. Honey-lemon Water This simple drink is quite magical, because the warm water stimulates a sluggish kapha dosha, kickstarts your digestive machinery and encourages peristalsis—the waves of muscle…

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The Science Behind Raw Milk

Please understand that I do not recommend drinking pasteurized milk of any kind – ever. Because once milk has been pasteurized it’s more or less “dead,” and offers little in terms of real nutritiona…

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Edible and Fragrant Lilacs

One of the loveliest sights and scents of springtime is the lilac. In the language of flowers, lilacs symbolize wisdom, young love and remembrance. Lilac's floral scent is used to promote harmony and …

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Popular Drink Increases Stroke Risk

In a study of 2564 people of varying ethnic backgrounds, researchers at Columbia University in New York and the Miller School of Medicine in Miami found a significant correlation between diet soda con…

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