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How Veganism Changed These 58 People

Although I'm not much of a Facebook person, I must admit that there are a few things I love about it. One of those is the way it†connects activists with each other, so that we can feel a sense of comm…

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Give Yourself a 60-Second Dental Check-Up

The American Dental Association estimates that more than 164 million work hours are lost every year due to oral health problems and dental visits. While regular visits to your dentist are essential…

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Can Green Tea Ever Be Bad for Your Liver?

Before you begin reading further, let me clarify: green tea as a beverage is not the subject here. In fact,†drinking green tea every day is a good health habit that provides antioxidants and immunity-…

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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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There definitely seems to be a clear trend here - the happiest countries in general being those with…

Goodness (truly) gracious! Happy to know why we crave baked potatoes & dried apricots & tha…

CAROL P. It is good to know that D-ribose can be found naturally in certain foods, but I would wond…