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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of†media reports declaring that organic food is no†more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A†meta-analysis pu…

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Signs Your Kidneys Need Some TLC

We rarely give our kidneys or urinary tract a second thought until something goes wrong, but the consumption of high animal-protein diets like the Standard American Diet (SAD), Atkins, and others make…

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Yes, You CAN Eat Healthy on a Budget

We've all heard it time and time again, the healthier the diet, the more expensive it is. Consumers may use that claim as a crutch to hang on to some of their unhealthier habits. However, it's simply …

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The Most (and Least) Healthy Cheeses

Let's face it, most of us love cheese. It's a great tasting ingredient that can liven up most meals. But being a health conscious eater means knowing which cheeses are good and which are not so good f…

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The Missing Link in Preventing Disease: Eating the Rainbow

Most people know that we need adequate amounts of oxygen, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and good carbs for great health. What they donít realize is that a group of micronutrients…

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20 Healthy Recipes to Jumpstart Your New Year

Happy new year! Is eating healthier or giving a more plant-based diet a try on your to-do list for the new year? Check out these delicious ways to jumpstart your healthy eating! I am all about buil…

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7 Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

With Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years just around the corner, we are heading into the weight-gaining window of the year. For those of us trying to control our weight, it's a downright "dangerous"…

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7 Warm-Weather Foods with Surprising Health Benefits

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor The days are getting warmer and longer, inspiring people to engage in backyard barbecues, and midday picnics. Even if your elderly loved one isn't able …

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5 Reasons to Chew Thoroughly

We have all most likely been advised at some point to chew our food more, and eat slower. This suggestion may seem difficult to follow because we are usually not told why it is important. When we u…

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Food Fights: Who is Winning the Fight for Your Family’s Stomach?

Sadly, I think I may need to rethink having the 3 year-old accompanying me on my routine supermarket visits. This is not because he is creating chaos in the house of consumer worship, in fact he is do…

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