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How to Dry Food At Home

It's not hard, but just takes some time, organization, and steady low heat. If you've got an oven, you can do it. A big part of combating industrial agriculture is taking control of sourcing and pr…

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5 Ways to Preserve Food Without Refrigeration

In the past, the arrival of fall meant a scramble to harvest and preserve as much food as possible before the cold weather set in. Most families would spend many long hours working on this enormous ta…

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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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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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