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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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9 Health Benefits of Broccoli

Love It or Hate It... Broccoli is Good for You! By Randy Fritz "I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the Uni…

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Breast Cancer Stem Cells vs. Broccoli

In my Care2 post The Best Detox on Wednesday, I detailed how a phytonutrient in broccoli boosts the detoxifying enzymes in the liver, but helping to clear carcinogens isn't the only way greens protect…

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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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Divine Lemony Roasted Broccoli

My love affair with roasted Brussels sprouts rages on. I just love the way roasting brings out their sweetness, and enhances their nutty flavor. I've been so enjoying them that I decided to see if I c…

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3 Adorable Baby Animals: Hamster, Kittens, Hedgehog (3 videos)

These animal babies are so cute. A baby hamster to start, kittens on a slide on page 2, and a most adorable hedgehog on page 3. Mocha the Hamster Eats Broccoli This little guy is so tiny he …

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Cats and Hamsters Yummy Eats (3 fun videos)

We've shown you a variety of videos showing pets eating unusual foods or in unusual ways. Well, here are three more: cats sharing a popsicle, hamsters and other small animals nibbling set to music…

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