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What Exactly is Xanthan Gum and Should You Eat It?

If you’ve read the labels on packaged food lately, chances are good that you’ve seen xanthan gum listed on the label. And, like most people you probably hesitated, wondering, “What exactly is xanthan …

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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

It’s mid summer and the farmer’s markets are in full swing. If you’ve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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6 Processed Foods You Can Make Better at Home

Flashy processed foods flood most of our grocery store shelves. While using some lightly processed products is okay, in the long run it is healthier, cheaper, and tastier to make some commonly process…

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A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk

It's no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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The Weirdest Foods You Can Grow in Your Garden (Infographic)

Your garden just got a little bit stranger. Forget about cherry tomatoes and peppers. These foods are vibrant, unique and totally plantable in your backyard. Pretty soon, you could be eating foods you…

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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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5 Most Addictive & Unhealthy Foods

We all eat unhealthy foods... sometimes. But to be addicted is another story. Some foods are a losing battle, as their chemical composition urges you to eat and crave more and more, loading on the …

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Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Full of vibrant colors and flavors, this healthy dish is hearty enough to serve as a vegetarian entree. Prepare this salad ahead of time and serve chilled or room temperature. YIELD 8 servings I…

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Amazing & Flavorful Grilled Corn Recipes from Around the World (Infographic)

Corn is one of the most widely produced crops in the United States, but this staple crop has some international pizazz, too. Corn is enjoyed with unique flavors from all around the world. Many people …

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