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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades,†…

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6 Reasons to Eat More Chia Seeds

Although many people often associate chia seeds with the infamous ch-ch-ch-chia pet, their purpose goes beyond a ceramic puppy planter. Chia seeds are powerful little bundles†that can offer†serious he…

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

Youíve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat youíll burn or whether…

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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

Itís not difficult to eat healthier.† Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients youíre getting.† And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You donít need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.† With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

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Superfood Decreases Risk of Death by 26 Percent

We keep hearing about the many health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and now thereís even more cause to celebrate this healthy way of eating. Results of a new study called the European Prospectiv…

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Is Sugar Sapping Your Memory?

Getting older doesn't have to mean cognitive decline. Protect your memory and keep your mind sharp with these strategies for blood sugar regulation. By Jeffrey Rossman, PhD, Rodale.com Do…

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Omega-3s and Cooking

Q: Does cooking decrease the amount of healthy Omega 3s in foods? A: I'm glad to hear that you are working to increase the amounts of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet. There is substantial evidenc…

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