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Zesty Potato & Herb Raita: A Summer Favorite from India

Come summer, the ubiquitous potato forms a happy alliance with cool, fresh yogurt. In the kitchens of North and Central India, this is a simple but delicious accompaniment to daily dal and rice†is a b…

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This Supplement May Save Seniors from Falls

Falls are a serious problem for aging individuals that can cause serious injuries and health complications. In addition to physical implications, falls can also have a severe psychological impact on s…

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4 Tantalizing Facts About the Mediterranean Diet

When I look back at the summer of 2015, Iíll remember daily dips in the azure sea in Kiveri, a small village situated on the bay of Argos in the Peloponnese. My ritual involved a swim, followed by sim…

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The Tasty Milk Alternative You Haven’t Tried

Move over nut milks, youíve got competition. The world of non-dairy milks can be confusing and vast. Is soy healthy? Should we be drinking so much almond milk with the Californian drought going on? Is…

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5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…

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Kaleidoscope Quinoa

In a cooking rut? Try this kaleidoscope quinoa for something that looks as good as it tastes. It's also chock-full of healthy ingredients. 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red …

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Does Burning 3500 Calories Mean You Lose a Pound of Fat?

Short answeróno. But there's more to this than meets the eye. A few decades back, some scientists experimented on a pound of squooshy, pulpy human fat and found that it contained 3500 calories of e…

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31 Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (next to skin cancer), so itís no surprise that an increasing number of men are worried about this serious condition. But a new study published …

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5 Powerful Health Benefits of Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, also known as black-eyed beans, are among the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name, of course, comes from the prominent black spot on their creamy skin. Growing up, my …

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The Pegan Diet: Is It The Ideal Diet?

The problem with most diets is that there is a proper way to do it and a cheaterís way to do it. Take being a vegan, for example. You could easily be a vegan by eating only Jif peanut butter and jelly…

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Sounds wonderful. Maybe I can find some un-flavored non-dairy yogurt and give it a try.

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