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Why Broccoli is Crucial in Helping Our Immune System

It might seem that our skin is the first line of defense between our insides and the outside world, but our greatest interface with our environment is actually through the lining of our intestines, wh…

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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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Lighter, But Still Delicious, Mac & Cheese

  Yes, it can be done! You can get all the goodness of homemade mac and cheese, and not as many calories. Though it's certainly not a diet food, this recipe for macaroni and cheese sure takes …

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Mexican Vegetable Soup

Recipe: Mexican Vegetable Soup From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! My mom’s side of the family is from Mexico and whenever  I hang out wit…

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7 Vital Nutrients in Broccoli

My friend finds broccoli a bit amusing. "What kind of cauliflower is this," she wonders. "A green one at that!" I have trained myself to like broccoli because I know it packs in a load of health be…

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Creamy Spinach & Broccoli Soup (Recipe)

  Creamy vegetable soups can be misleading: sure, you're getting plenty of vegetables, but you're also getting a lot of calories and fat. Also, creamy vegetable soups are often a little too cr…

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Carotenoids Show Promise for Cancer

Carotenoids are a group of phytonutrients that provide the yellow-orange-red pigments found in foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, mangoes, pumpkin, tomatoes, papaya, peaches, squash, and ot…

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The 8 Most Nutrient-Dense Foods on Earth

We all know which foods to avoid (right?). Despite the alluring appeal of Oreos, Mountain Dew or McAnything, processed foods provide little nutrition and a whole lot of risks. But when it comes to…

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5 Great Winter Foods & How to Eat Them

When the weather turns, the days get shorter and it's time to get out the winter clothes, it's also high season for the Brassicaceae, or mustard family, on your family's dinner table. The Brassica…

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15 Ways to Use Broccoli

  Broccoli season is fast approaching; are you counting down the days -- I know I am! In the meantime, let's take a look at 15 delicious, versatile and interesting ways to prepare broccoli. Ha…

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