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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.  And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.  Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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Superfood: Eat Your Avocado!

Guacamole lovers, rejoice! It turns out that not only is avocado super delicious, but you can enjoy your avocado without the guilt thanks to its mix of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. You pro…

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Sustainable Food: 10 Reasons to Care

Food is tied to almost everything. It can be the perfect point of convergence for thinking about sustainability—because it literally sustains life. Without nourishment, we don’t exist. Here are 10 rea…

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Savoring Spuds: 3 Flashy Recipes for the Humble Tuber

Lumpy, bumpy, often covered with dirt, the lowly potato seems wretchedly unsophisticated in the produce aisle. Compared to more elegant offerings--alluring stalks of asparagus, the slender and elegant…

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Natural Remedies for Lowering Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is an incredibly common condition, and millions worldwide take pharmaceutical drugs to treat it. While you should always consult with your health care pr…

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Common Ingredient Linked to Mental Illness

A recent study in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that gluten sensitivity may be linked to schizophrenia and psychosis.  Scientists at the Department of Pediatrics, John Hopkins School of Medi…

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Huevos Rancheros: My Favorite Hefty Breakfast!

If for some reason or another I only had one breakfast left on this planet to eat, I would have huevos rancheros. Dinner or lunch, I might need to go with fried chicken, but breakfast…most definitely …

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