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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Navigating That Puzzling Chocolate Terminology

It used to be there were two kinds of chocolate: chocolate chips and chocolate bars. Then there was dark chocolate and milk chocolate, and soon thereafter white chocolate came into play. But take a lo…

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Is There Really Such a Thing as Brain Food?

Take a long hard look at a shelled walnut. It really looks very little like the majority of other nuts, and closer than anything, it resembles a human brain. Does the visual resemblance qualify it…

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Oh La La: Chocolat! with Brigitte Mars

The genus name of chocolate, Theobroma derives from the Greek theos, "god," and "broma," "food," thus meaning "food of the gods." The common name chocolate derives from an Aztec name for this plant,…

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5 Herbs for the Heart

By Stephanie Bernstein, Natural Solutions You've seen the ads: "Tone your abs in just five minutes a day!" and "Tone your legs with this simple, everyday workout!" Well, as grating as they may be a…

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Thanks, bee pollen helps a lot too.

I've certainly been on juice cleanses that have given me headaches and hurt my stomach (too much sug…

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Holly Macaroni! He/she must have been one to many trips and learned from wall-mart!