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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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11 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat unsung, but once you read its incredible--and nearly endless--list of he…

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33 Tips, Tricks, and Health Benefits of Celery

Celery is 95% water, very alkaline, and filled with fiber. Its weight loss benefits are well-known, but you would be surprised at its other amazing health properties. We consider it a pow…

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Rainbow Risotto

How would it feel to ingest a few gulps of a rainbow? Sparkling? Blissful? Vital? Vibrant? Okay, so no, this isn’t a recipe for an arch of color in the sky—but we do think it will make you feel joyful…

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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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All About Parsnips

I've always been a fan of the underdogs in the produce realm. While resplendent tomatoes and juicy peaches are the effortless beauty queens of the garden, I'm drawn to the hard-working dirty roots. Ca…

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Cancer-Inhibiting Celery

Celery’s reputation as a diet food in no way does justice to its culinary strengths and subtleties. Here’s a vegetable about which most of us know little except that it’s “mostly water” and has …

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What is Gout?

Q: I have a question about gout. What is it, how do you get it, and are there any natural cures available? My father and my aunt have it. A: Gout is a type of arthritis (joint inflammation) cause…

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