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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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What is the Healthiest Squash?

Who doesn't love squash? Whether roasted or mashed, grilled or steamed, squash is delicious. I haven't met a squash I don't love. While there are many varieties, some of the most popular include: acor…

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3 Illness-Causing Mistakes to Avoid While Preparing a Holiday Feast

From piping-hot poultry to peppermint-infused drinks, food is second only to family on the list of things to look forward to during the holiday season. During the traditional festivities, it may be…

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Saving Lives with Solar Cooking

A stove powered by the sun is making a big difference in impoverished communities. Solar stoves are a great energy saver, providing an alternative to traditional fuels. Solar Cookers International, a …

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Top 3 Dangerous Food Preparation Mistakes

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Elderly people are at increased risk of food-borne illness because as they age, their immune systems become weaker. In fact, the website for the…

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Could Your Kitchen Pass a Public Health Inspection?

An online survey finds that many home cooks don't follow basic food-safety standards. Here's how you can stay safe. By Emily Main, Rodale.com What you can do Refrigerate food as soon …

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