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Love Pasta? Try These Super Healthy Noodle Alternatives

Pasta is delicious, but it doesn't always have to mean those dense, high-carb noodles made with white flour. Believe it or not, there are a few lighter, more fiber-rich options that taste just as good…

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Start Your Day With This Cooling Smoothie

"Fruit in the morning is like amrit, or nectar," says Anand Srivastava, Chairman of Maharishi Ayurveda Products, India. According to him, fruit is easy to digest, and packed with nutrients that nou…

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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a "superfood" and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures. 8 cups …

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Happy Salad

This salad is fun to make, fun to look at and fun to eat! That is why I call it “Happy Salad.” The hint of onion flavor in the dressing makes it rich and tasty. It can add a little brightness to your …

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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthy skin, teeth and a healthy…

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10 Surprising Household Items That Cause Obesity

We all know that a lack of exercise along with too many pastries, doughnuts and soda cause weight gain, but more and more research shows that many of the household and other items we regularly come in…

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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your food’s effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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10 Surprising Foods High in Sodium

Most of us know that fast food and frozen foods are high in sodium. Then there are the chips and other snack foods that tend to be doused in the white stuff. It’s fairly obvious to most people that th…

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Hearty Tomato Lentil Soup

A nice hearty bowl of soup sometimes is all you need. Full of protein, vitamins and nutrients, this soup is a great flavorful and nutritious meal for Meatless Monday or any day of the week. 1 ˝ cup…

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