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It’s Finally Time to Stop Counting Calories

Do you know someone who gobbles up 100-calorie snack packs? We’ve all been there. The allure of eating whatever you want as long as it’s only 100 calories is great — but, as we all should know, it’s t…


10 Terrific Ways Kidney Beans Boost Your Health

Red kidney beans are among my favorite foods. As children, we would gather eagerly around the table to enjoy our lunch of rajma-chawal, kidney bean curry and rice. And now that I know of their tremend…


11 Necessary Health Facts About Nuts

Nuts are among earth's healthiest foods. They are loaded with fiber, nutrients and healthy fats. They help you live longer and taste absolutely delicious. No wonder, then, that millions of people are …


7 Super Ways to Use Cilantro Leaves

I love cilantro. The zesty, citrusy fragrance of this herb awakens my senses and gladdens my heart. At home, my curries and dal must have a sprinkling of cilantro on top, else I feel something is miss…


Your 3 Biggest Breakfast Mistakes

Breakfast is one of the best meals of the day. But, everyone does it differently. Unless you’re interested in trying intermittent fasting — a smart choice for some — eating a quality breakfast is of t…


What is Fish Oil Good For?

$1.2 billion. That’s what the fish oil industry is worth each year in the U.S. alone. But what is fish oil good for when it comes to chronic disease, skin conditions and weight loss? Are the …


Why Don’t More Doctors Practice Prevention?

Why don’t more doctors practice preventive cardiology? Time availability is a reason frequently cited by physicians, but if you probe a little deeper, the number one reason given, was their perception…


5 Powerful Green Foods To Boost Your Metabolic Health

It’s true. You can’t out-run or out-exercise a bad diet. That’s because the foods you regularly eat have a lasting impact on your metabolic health, from your heart to your brain. Everybody knows th…


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…


Add This Fat-Burning Spice to Yogurt and Lower Your Cholesterol

In India, we love to eat yogurt — and not just for breakfast. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to add some vegetables, herbs and spices. The resulting dish is called “raita,” and there are dozens of de…


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