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Make Your Own Holiday Dried Fruit Garland

This year, Gardenista editor Erin made a dried fruit garland to decorate for the holidays. Here's how to recreate your own. In case there's a historian in the crowd, it should be noted that the hi…

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Chocolate Fruit Bars

Recipe: Chocolate Bars From: Stefan Bloom at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! This is one of my favorite desserts. You can change it up any way you’d like by adding dif…

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Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?

There are a variety of healthier fruit and nut bars on the market now that boast dried fruit as a primary ingredient. Dried fruit is calorically dense, though. Should we be concerned that eating such …

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Best Dried Fruit For Cholesterol

When I saw there was a paper entitled "Daily Dried Apples Versus Daily Dried Plums: Impact on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Postmenopausal Women," the first thing I thought was well, was the …

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9 Healthy, High-Calorie Foods

By DivineCaroline Just because a food is healthy doesn’t mean it’s not fattening. In fact, some of the most nutritious foods come with serious calorie counts—with good reason. Considering calorie…

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Should Dried Fruit Be Considered Equivalent to Fresh?

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com When you look as a handful of raisins, you would probably never imagine that anything could be controversial about them. They're natural, they contain no ad…

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Which Fruits Have the Most Sugar?

Fruit is an important, and delicious, part of our diet. Full of fiber, antioxidants and other phytochemicals, fresh fruit is a great source of sustainable energy. Whole fruit contains fiber and other …

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