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The Dried Fruit That Could Prevent & Reverse Bone Mass Loss

Think prunes and the first word that pops into the mind is probably something along the lines of "digestion." For centuries, grandmas have encouraged us to eat prunes for keeping things smooth and reg…

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How to Cook With Wonder Spice Turmeric: A Quick Primer

In Northern India, where I live, our love of turmeric dates back more than 5,000 years! We rarely cook a meal without turmeric. Every dal, curry and stir-fry must have the signature gold coloring lent…

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Start Your Day With Heart

In many cultures around the world, people start each morning thinking about what they'll do that day. They check their schedules, plan their activities and make their lists. Understandably, they're fo…

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What Not to Put on Your Sandwich

During a recent nationwide study, 6,000 adults over the age of 20 were asked to list what they had eaten during the entire previous day, including quantities. Titled What We Eat in America, the stu…

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3 Digestive Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

One evening she was on the phone with me, chatting excitedly about the three books she was editing, and the next day she was in hospital, getting a biopsy done. The news was not good: she had colon ca…

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The Right (and Wrong) Way to Clean Ear Wax

Teeth need half-yearly cleaning and eyes require regular check-ups, but our ears are largely self-cleaning. Wax does build up, but it falls out of the ear canal on its own when we chew food or make ot…

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Oven Roasted Ratatouille

This is a fresh take on a classic dish. Bonus: Your kitchen will smell divine while you're roasting the veggies. Its wonderful on rice or served with roasted potatoes. Or you can even serve it cold, …

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Let the Wisdom of Your Heart Guide You

When Id be working with a client who was confused about an issue or decision, Id ask, What would your heart say? I often used a technique using two chairs. When the client was sitting in one ch…

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Healthy Tostadas

Fun and very delicious, Healthy Tostadas are gluten free and dairy free, if you dont add sour cream. Serve buffet-style or assemble them first but make sure theyre eaten right away since the tosta…

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Just 2 Teaspoons of This Fiber May Help Lower Cholesterol

Most Americans get about only half of the fiber that is recommended. Soluble dietary fiber can help control weight and lower cholesterol, which studies suggest can help prevent heart disease. We can f…

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unusual recipes don't know if I will try them but thanks for sharing

So many people have forgotten what the day of Thanksgiving is really for, and that's truly sad. Eve…