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Antioxidants: Lifesaving Nutrient or Expensive Fad?

Antioxidants are essential participants in the ongoing war between cancer-causing free radicals and healthy cells in your body. Our bodies can create their own antioxidants, but we can also need to…

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10 Miracle Healing Powers of Grapes

Research continues on the vast health benefits of resveratrol, found in purple or red grapes. Here are some of the amazing healing benefits of resveratrol: Power Up Your Weight Loss Exciting res…

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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto Some foods have been promoted as "healthy," when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples.  Here's an expansion on…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Buckwheat: 12 Reasons to Love the Unsung Superfood

Unrelated to wheat, buckwheat is actually not a grain at all, but a seed of a plant related to rhubarb.  As is often the case with seeds, buckwheat’s nutritional value surpasses grains.  Here are 10 r…

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Goji Berries: Worthy of the Name “Superfood”

Grown in India, Tibet, and China, goji berries have been given the title of superfood because they are one of the world's most nutritionally rich foods. These small fruits, no bigger than the size of …

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4 Food Strategies to Boost Brain Function

By Michael J. Gelb, Experience Life While there are many positive aspects to aging, we’re more familiar with the things that can go wrong. For all the wisdom we gain from experience, we’re more a…

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Two Berries Delay Brain Aging Two-and-a-Half Years

A Harvard study published in the Annals of Neurology indicates that eating a diet high in blueberries and strawberries can slow brain aging and cognitive decline by up to two and a half years. Dr. …

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All About Vitamin E

If ever there was a super-hero vitamin, Vitamin E would be it! Learn why, right here.…

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7 Super-Healing Summer Berries

Berries are a delicious addition to any diet.  But, taste is not the only reason to love them.  Here’s why you should add these seven super-healing summer berries to your diet: Blackberries Load…

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