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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  We also made a long distance move.  Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Building Muscle: Yogurt (video)

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help you build muscle? Watch this! Related Link: Muscle-Building Foods: Quinoa…

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9 Surprising Reasons to Love Tomatoes

‘Tis the season for tomatoes—lots of them.  If you have a garden, you may already be enjoying the harvest of your tomato plants.  If not, there are many reasons to stop at your local market and pick s…

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7 Super-Healing Summer Berries

Berries are a delicious addition to any diet.  But, taste is not the only reason to love them.  Here’s why you should add these seven super-healing summer berries to your diet: Blackberries Load…

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Harvard Study Links Seed to 37% Increase in Weight Loss

We’ve long known that flax seeds are packed with health-promoting properties.  But new research at Harvard University indicates that these seeds give weight loss efforts a serious boost.  The scientis…

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9 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Every June when strawberries burst into gardens and markets near my home, I am reminded of my strawberry-picking expeditions as a child with my dad and sister. My mom agreed to make dozens of pies o…

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