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4 Easy & Effective Ways to Care for Your Colon

When thinking about getting tested for possible health problems, most people think about routine blood tests, eye exams, mammograms and such. A colon health check up is usually far from our minds. But…

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Roasted Butternut Salad

This is a simple salad but very tasty and colorful. Adding squash is a fun way to jazz up a salad! Salad: 5 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 teaspoons sugar of choice (we use coconut s…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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Vegetarian Eggrolls with Awesome Peanut Sauce

Rolling eggrolls isnít as hard as you would think, give it a try! These are fun to make and really fun to eat! The filling is a variety of different veggies like a mini stir-fry. Eggrolls 2 tabl…

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Doctors Prescribe Plant-Based Diets for Heart Disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in many countries around the world.† The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease annu…

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Trend: Drinking Breast Milk As An Energy Drink?

It's a natural food and adherents swear by its health benefits, even if they're not too keen to go public about it. The headline at New York Magazine should tell you why: "Meet the Men Who Drink Breas…

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The Fruit That Protects Your Kidneys

In our day to day life, we don't often think about our vital organs. And sometimes that's a good thing, because when they start drawing attention to themselves, it usually means we are dealing with a …

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The Fruit That Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Confusion, loss of memory, difficulty speaking, disorientation ... Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is traumatic for those who have it and those who see their loved ones suffer from it. …

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Are Unhealthy Diets a Greater Threat Than Tobacco?

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has boldly stepped into the food wars, claiming that an unhealthy diet is a greater global health risk than tobacco. The statement w…

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10 Things I Learned from Healing an Incurable Disease

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure. I was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of my life, still without the…

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I love Almond Milk. I agree with #2, while for #1 Almond Milk is innocent :)

Everything has consequences and it's foolish to think that plant based proteins are somehow neutral …

What a great video. Thank you.

Very good article. I'm definitely printing out to charts.