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Which Seed is Better: Chia or Flax?

We hear a lot about the benefits of eating seeds. But when it comes to the goodness of chia seeds vs. flax seeds, do you know the differences? I'm learning, and here's what I've discovered. What th…

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Do You Need Fish Oil for a Healthy Heart?

Do you take fish oil to support heart health? New research shows that plant-based omega 3s may be just as good at protecting your ticker. This is good news for vegans and vegetarians looking for om…

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4 Reasons Your Body Loves Flaxseed

Flaxseeds have been cultivated for their health benefits for 5,000 years. They've been around for ages, but only in the last few decades has nutritional science realized just how good they are fo…

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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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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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Fruit Nut Harvest Muffins

Ah, cozy autumn mornings, the perfect time for a comforting muffin warm from the oven. This weekend I can’t wait to make my favorite moist, tender muffins studded with harvest fruit and nuts. There is…

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