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11 Health Benefits of Cherries

Cherries are delicious, beautiful, and in season now! National Cherry Day is on July 16th in the UK. Eat this superfruit before its short growing season comes to an end. When you eat cherries, you …

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How to Pit Cherries + 7 Spring Cherry Recipes

Spring is cherry season! Check out the health benefits of cherries along with how to pit cherries and some recipes to take advantage of this spring's cherry bounty. How to Pit Cherries If you're…

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Foods With Natural Melatonin

We know that inadequate sleeping is associated with changes in dietópeople tend to eat worseóbut what about the opposite question: Can food affect sleep? We saw from the kiwifruit study that this seem…

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16 Fabulous French Recipes (Slideshow)

  Break out the champagne -- Bastille Day is almost here! The popular holiday, celebrating a major turning point of the French Revolution, is July 14th. †The French typically celebrate the hol…

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DOs and DON’Ts of Soothing Sore Muscles After Exercise

Photo Courtesy of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Muscle soreness following a vigorous workout is sometimes managed by stretching, practicing yoga, soaking in a hot bath and simply suffering through. But who…

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13 Foods That Fight Allergies

There are many naturally-occurring plant compounds called phytonutrients that assist with allergies. The main ones include: anthocyanin, curcumin, hesperetin, and quercetin in your diet. Donít worry a…

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Berries and Cherries Beat Pain and Inflammation

While many people opt for aspirin as their first course of action when they feel pain, Muraleedharan Nair, PhD, professor of natural products and chemistry at Michigan State University, found that ta…

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Cherry Clafoutis: Hello, Summer

The summer solstice crept up on me quietly this year. It's a day I usually relish, but this year I've been distracted by writing and family and found myself waking up by the very early morning light a…

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5 Foods to Fight Insomnia

If you're having trouble catching some Zzzs, the solution could be as close as your kitchen. By Leah Zerbe Sleep restores us. And not getting enough of it can put us at greater risk of heart…

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7 Superfoods with the Smallest Footprint

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green We all want to get the most out of what we eat, and a varied diet is always the best way to do that. That said, some foods pack more nutrients per punch tha…

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