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The FDA Is Bullying This Vegan Mayo

Did you know that mayonnaise has a legal definition? Neither did anyone else. However, Hampton Creek found out when the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) warned the company that its Just Mayo prod…

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3 Indian Food Habits That Are Good For Health

Let me begin by clarifying that there is no such thing as a "typical Indian way" when it comes to cooking and eating. This nation is simply too vast and varied for that. However, certain healthy tradi…

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Summer Salad with Sunflower Dressing

Colorful and fresh, this salad is refreshing for anytime! 1 head red leaf lettuce, chopped 1 head butter lettuce, chopped ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved ⅓ cup red onions, cut in half moons …

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Ridiculous: NYC Restaurant Gets Sued for Being Vegan

Perhaps you've heard of GustOrganics? The well-loved establishment operates in the Greenwich Village section of New York City has always made respect for the planet a part of its mission. But, like ma…

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Is MSG Really All That Bad?

For a naturally occurring compound, MSG gets a bad rap. Monosodium glutamate, a common flavor enhancer associated with the sense of umami, has been blamed for causing asthma, digestive distress, obesi…

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8 Great Benefits of Onions

Never mind the tears they bring on—onions are an ace ally in your fight against disease. A prized member of the lily family, they lavish you with health benefits while adding oodles of taste to your f…

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How Cat Videos Can Help You Fight Post-Lunch Drowsiness

Ever experienced the two o'clock sag? It's that post-lunch slump we find ourselves in from time to time. We're dog-tired and crave a catnap. Cat (and dog) videos, like this one, can help power us o…

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10 Life Tweaks to Lose Weight (Without Exercise)

Small changes go a long way, especially when it comes to knocking off those extra pounds. Yes, you need to eat right and exercise, but you'll be surprised how small things, like using a blue tableclot…

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Stay Toxin-Free With Coriander & Fennel Water

When the mercury soars, it's important to stay cool. For centuries, Ayurvedic healers have believed that toxins, called "ama" build up in the body at regular intervals and must be flushed out lest the…

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Quick and Tasty Asparagus Couscous

Looking for a quick, delicious and elegant dish for a summer night? Look no further. This asparagus couscous has plenty of flavor and character, and is ready to eat in under 30 minutes. 1 ¾ cups wa…

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