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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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This Surprising Food Could be Interfering with Your Medication

Your breakfast could cause your medications to go from safe to harmful. Find out which drugs interact with this surprising breakfast food. It has been a pretty rough cold and flu season around here…

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Ruby Red Slaw

This refreshing winter dish completes almost any meal. Red cabbage does your digestive system wonders--and with a touch of citrus, you'll feel light and refreshed. YIELD 8 servings Ingredients …

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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6 Easy & Effective Ways to Fight Forgetfulness

Do you often find yourself losing keys, forgetting names, and wondering if you took your medicine this morning? Forgetfulness can be frustrating, indeed. But here is a handful of at-home ideas to help…

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Cutting Back on Salt? Use This Instead.

Cooking can sure be a pain if you're watching your salt intake. How many recipes are there that don't contain the stuff? You can certainly opt for a commercial salt substitute, but they tend to have w…

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Citrus Vinaigrette (Recipe)

Brighten up your winter salads and roasted veggies with this refreshing citrus vinaigrette. Citrus Vinaigrette. Ingredients: Juice of 2 lemons Finely grated zest of 1/2 lemon Juice of 2 …

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3 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Protect Your Teeth

  Sweets, soda and fruit juices can really do a number on your teeth's enamel. And it's not just processed, unhealthy foods, either; citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit can also eat away…

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Reduce Muscle Fatigue with Citrus

The lactic acid that makes yogurt tangy is the same lactic acid that builds up in our muscles when we exercise strenuously. Instead of bacteria fermenting the sugar in milk to make energy for themselv…

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How Citrus Might Help Keep Your Hands Warm

In 1936, Albert Szent-Györgyi, who won the Nobel Prize for discovering vitamin C, described a vitamin "P," which we now know encompasses a class of thousands of phytonutrients called flavonoids. Some,…

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And the best part is, they are all delicious additives to any number of dishes!

Actually i see most food as our enemy. The quality of our food is pitiful--not like 50 years ago or …

Food may not be your enemy; but, certainly it is not your friend either. Food is meant to nourish t…

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Very interesting, I have always loved ginger in whichever form it comes, be it ginger beer (root bee…