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Don’t Be Fooled by These 6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks

The grocery store is filled with snacks that tout themselves as healthy, natural, and smart. But, many of these packaged snack foods can be quite misleading. Here are 6 common snack foods that aren't …

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The Nut That Boosts Metabolism and Busts Belly Fat

With its rich, creamy taste, I for one would never have suspected the decadent pistachio of aiding weight loss. But turns out that this is a metabolism-boosting nut, and science has proof of it. A …

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Twitches, Cramps, Fatigue? You May Need More of this Mineral

Magnesium deficiency isn’t often talked about as a leading cause of health problems. But this "invisible deficiency" deserves your attention if you have been suffering from exhaustion, lack of appetit…

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5 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Mood

While your mood sometimes dictates what foods you eat -- hello ice cream -- what you choose to eat can conversely affect your moods. While it may seem harmless enough, what you choose to eat for lunch…

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5 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes Beginners Make

With the start of a New Year, motivation is renewed and healthy diets are taken up with gusto. But before you embark on your new weight loss plan, it’s important that you equip yourself with knowledge…

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4 Incredible Benefits of Cumin Seeds, and How to Include Them in Your Diet

In India, we use cumin seeds in our cooking almost as liberally as we do salt and pepper. In addition to spicing up my dals and curries childhood upward, cumin also played healer when I suffered from …

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2 Quick & Zesty Chutneys That Fight Off Cold & Flu

 In Northern India, where I live, most meals are incomplete without a side of chutney or pickle. Growing up, I took the chutneys on our table for granted, liberally spooning them on to my plate or sco…

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Savory Veggie Pancake Recipe

Lighter than the classic potato pancake and full of flavor, these pancakes are super tasty and are a great way to enjoy a variety of vegetables. They are crispy on the outside and moist and delicious …

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A Delicious Soup That Fights The Cold & Flu

Winter might slow us down in general, but it can make the nose run. Body ache, fatigue, colds and flu are, alas, a bane of the cold months all over the country. Traditional advice on how to fight s…

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5 Signs Your Lifestyle Needs an Overhaul

The holidays are lovely, but they sure can be exhausting. The residual effects of drinking, partying, being lax about exercise, and eating every sweet you can covertly snatch really starts to add up b…

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