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5 Exercise Myths That Are Holding You Back

Getting into a consistent exercise routine is a constant struggle for many people with sedentary lifestyles. There is a lot of false information out there, which can make starting a new workout incred…

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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (that’s 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.  …

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Seabacon: Good For The Sea, Good For You

Yes, that headline reads correct. A new strain of seaweed was discovered that tastes just like bacon. Actually, the seaweed has been grown at Oregon State University for some time. However, OSU resear…

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

We use three forms of coconut in these chocolate chip cookies, which makes them super moist. They're packed with delicious flavor and super easy to make! 1 ¼ cups flour ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teas…

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8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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Mexi-Tofu Tacos and Salsa Fresca

For this week's recipe, I’d like to share two recipes from Judi Davis, our Pantry Cook of the HeartMath Kitchen. These are two delightful, vegetarian recipes! Judi, says, “I like food that is visua…

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8 Surprising Health Facts About Spinach

Full of nutrients and delicious taste, spinach is a winter superfood. But what's the best way to eat it? Read the following surprising facts about this leafy green: It’s wiser to choose tender bab…

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A Southern Classic With a Twist: Cheddar Grits

If you're not familiar with grits, you're in for a treat. The classic southern dish is made from ground hominy corn, similar to polenta. It has a wonderful creamy texture, and is traditionally eaten a…

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Love Pasta? Try These Super Healthy Noodle Alternatives

Pasta is delicious, but it doesn't always have to mean those dense, high-carb noodles made with white flour. Believe it or not, there are a few lighter, more fiber-rich options that taste just as good…

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