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This Fasting Regimen Could Make You Live Longer

A small study from the University of Florida looked at how a new type of fasting – dubbed “feast and famine fasting” – impacted subjects’ health. The premise of the study is that straight up fastin…

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The Delicious Vegetable That Helps You Fight Stress

Let us admit: life can be tough, and stress is a reality. Be it a niggling headache or a big issue at work, factors that trigger stress are simply too many to count. Advice on how to counter stress…

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Why You Should Eat Fennel Seeds After a Meal

Something magical happens moments after you start chewing on fennel seeds after a meal: the taste in your mouth changes, replacing the aftertaste of what you have eaten with a cool freshness. The plea…

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Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

So you've cut back on sweets and started exercising -- but you're still not losing weight. What gives? Read on for some of the surprising reasons the scale isn't budging.     1.…

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The Leaf That Helps You Fight Pain and Infection

Popeye, the poster boy for spinach, had the right idea. The leaf has grown to be synonymous with good health. Loaded with vital nutrients and vitamins, spinach helps aid in heart and bone health and m…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life. I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my mother’s guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to the National Cancer Institute. The most common of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the fifth leading caus…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup and pasta is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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How to Sneak More Veggies into Every Meal

Part three of a three part series on making the veggie taste transition. Read part one here and part two here. Then listen to the Foodie-Phile podcast at the bottom of this post. Make the Veggie Ta…

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Have always had a fondness for ginger, especially the fresh ginger root. Ginger and chocolate are a …

I have what I call a "veganish" diet. I started using maple syrup and love it. Haven't bought hone…

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Diet is not one size fits all. I have to severely limit spinach and kale because I am on warfarin. …