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Which Foods Fight Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of legal blindness in white women, and the number one cause of blindness in African-American women. In a study I profile in the above video, researchers chose a po…

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Collard Greens: Better Than Kale? (+6 Superfood Recipes!)

Kale gets a lot of cred as a superfood, but that humble bunch of collard greens is actually a nutritional powerhouse, too! We are all about affordable superfoods, and we wanted to share one of our fa…

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How to Make 2 Yummy and Healthy Smoothies (2 videos)

We all know we should eat more vegetables, especially greens. But when we go to the produce department and look at kale and collard greens, we’re apt to say ugh and pass on. Yet these are some of…

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Coffee, Toads, Dark Chocolate and the Oil Spill – Weekly Highlights

What a week it has been! First, the good news: Dark chocolate has more iron than beef? Really?!? Read all about it and then go indulge! And what about coffee? Good, bad, or in-between? Check out Co…

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Calcium: Collard Greens Have More Than Milk

According to this article from the Harvard School of Public Health, one cup of collard greens contains 357 milligrams of calcium, but a cup of milk has 306. Collard greens also are one of the leafy gr…

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Go Gorgeous Greens

If we could pop a can of spinach for a quick fix of superhuman strength, like Popeye, I bet spinach would be a rare and tightly controlled substance. Instead, spinach and leafy greens are only slightl…

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Green Gumbo

Legend has it the more variety of greens you put in this soup, the more friends you will make. Maybe that is because this gumbo is so good that people naturally fall in love with the cook! Chiefly a s…

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