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The Guilty-Pleasure Food That’s Good For You

It's not hard to find reasons to love chocolate--and maybe that's why most people consider it a guilty pleasure. But that perception is changing as research continues to demonstrate chocolate's impres…


6 Common Chocolate Myths, Busted

From fat content to acne to your sex drive, there are some big claims out there about chocolate. Check out these common chocolate myths and the truth about chocolate. Related: 3 Good Reasons to Eat S…


Healthy Ice Blended Mocha Java (Recipe)

Here's a perfect drink to beat the summer heat and the 4 o'clock slump in one shot! This recipe delivers a healthy alternative to coffee shop drinks. The maca, raw cacao and green coffee bean all c…


3 Healthy & Energizing Coffee Alternatives

Most people wake up every single day and go straight for the cup of coffee! Coffee can be healthy in moderation, but in large amounts can be very dehydrating and acidic to our bodies. Not to menti…


DIY Healthy Superfood Chocolate Recipe

Chocolate is one of the world's favorite foods, and considered a vice by many, but did you know that when done right it's one of the healthiest foods on the planet? There is a clear distinction betwee…


Is Chocolate the New Weight Loss Remedy?

Few people would mention chocolate as a weight loss remedy, but two new studies demonstrate dark chocolate as a valuable food against excess weight. In the study "Dark Chocolate:  An Obesity Parado…


Morning Mojo Coffee Alternative (Recipe)

If you've decided for any reason that you want to limit or eliminate coffee from your diet, this alternative may be for you. There's an endless debate about whether coffee is good or bad for your heal…


7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…


13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…


Top 5 Surprising Superfoods (video)

The superfoods in this video represent 5 of the top categories of foods. Some of the foods will surprise you: greens from barley greens to algae, seaweeds, cacao, bee pollen, and maca root. What’s …


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