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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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How To Benefit From This Superfood

If you aren't eating flaxseed every day already, find out how! Check out how to buy the very best flax for your body and how to use it in your baking and cooking. It seems like everyone has he…

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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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4 Healthy & Zesty Yogurt Toppings to Try

Starting your day with a bowl of low-fat Greek yogurt is one of life's healthy pleasures. And the most delicious way to enjoy yogurt is with fresh, juicy fruit. But when those peaches and fresh ber…

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4 Powerful Foods That Guard Your Heart

Warnings about foods that harm your heart abound: fried potatoes, greasy burgers, cream-rich pasta... But here's a look at four fabulous foods that do your heart a world of good. The great thing is, t…

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Treating Breast Pain with Flax Seeds

A tablespoon a day of ground flax seeds appears to improve ovarian function and is considered a first-line therapy for breast pain associated with one’s period (cyclical mastalgia). A study on the …

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Valentine’s Day Heart-Healing Superfoods

Forget the budget-busting exotic superfoods, these heart-healing superfoods are readily available and affordable.  Some may be as close as your backyard.  Here are my picks: Almonds—Skip the unheal…

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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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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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