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The Impressive Anti-Cancer Power of Berries

For disease prevention and health maintenance, berries of all colors have "emerged as champions." Research has focused mainly on cancer prevention and treatment. Studies show that the anticancer effec…

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Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries

The burning sensation during strenuous exercise may be related to the build-up of lactic acid in our muscles (see Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus), but that's different than the delayed onset musc…

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Blueberry & Cucumber Salad (Recipe)

This is the quintessential summer salad -- light, refreshing, in season and delicious! Blueberry & Cucumber Salad Ingredients: Dressing: 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 Table…

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Top 10 Sensational Summer Berries

I have never met a berry I didn’t like. From the tart blackberry to the super-sweet raspberry, berries are just delicious. But they aren’t just pretty faces; berries are nutritional and healing powerh…

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Blueberry Ice Pops (Recipe)

  We here in the Bay Area are pretty grumpy today. Not only is there a major public transportation strike, and thus a scramble to get on the few remaining public options and the worst traffic …

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10 Vegan Superfood Recipes

When you think of superfoods, you probably picture exotic, expensive, hard-to-find ingredients like acai or or goji berries, but there are plenty of superfoods available at the regular old grocery sto…

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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.  And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.  Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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Health Benefits of Blueberries (Infographic)

Blueberries may be a tiny fruit, but their size does not reflect their power. Full of fiber, phytonutrients and manganese, blueberries are one of our favorite superfoods. With cold and flu season flou…

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Valentine’s Day Heart-Healing Superfoods

Forget the budget-busting exotic superfoods, these heart-healing superfoods are readily available and affordable.  Some may be as close as your backyard.  Here are my picks: Almonds—Skip the unheal…

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Top 12 Detox Superfoods

Even if you don't plan on doing a detox program, your health will benefit from adding more detox superfoods to your daily diet. There are many great superfoods with detoxifying properties, but here ar…

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