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What the Flax? Why You Need This Superseed, and What to Do With It

As America grapples with its obesity epidemic and other diet-driven health problems, interest in healthy plant-based eating continues to rise. Whether you're transitioning to a vegan diet and looking …

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Gluten-Free, Low-Carb & Still Delicious Crackers

These crackers filled the crispy void in my life. When health reasons forced me to alter my diet, I started decreasing the amount of gluten I ingested. So, no more crackers. But there was one caveat--…

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Top 12 Detox Superfoods

Even if you don't plan on doing a detox program, your health will benefit from adding more detox superfoods to your daily diet. There are many great superfoods with detoxifying properties, but here ar…

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14 Foods that Fight Inflammation and Pain

Some of the best healing remedies to overcome inflammation also taste fabulous (I can’t say that about any prescription medications). Plus, foods won’t cause the nasty side effects common to most pain…

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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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Breast Cancer Survival and Soy

In my Care2 posts last week, The Best Detox and Breast Cancer Stem Cells vs. Broccoli, I documented ways to boost our liver's ability to clear carcinogens, make our DNA more resistant to any damaging …

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7 Superfoods with the Smallest Footprint

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green We all want to get the most out of what we eat, and a varied diet is always the best way to do that. That said, some foods pack more nutrients per punch tha…

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Power Seeds

Last year when I wrote about eating the sprouts off of my daughters' Chia Pets (that's a bad mommy!) I discovered a wealth of information about the powerful punch of nutrients that seeds can pack--for…

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