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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

YIELD 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound watermelon, cut into chunks 2 cucumbers, seeded and chopped 8 fresh mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 pinch salt 1 pinch pepper In…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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The Fruit That Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Confusion, loss of memory, difficulty speaking, disorientation ... Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is traumatic for those who have it and those who see their loved ones suffer from it. …

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Top Fruits for Your Health

We know that eating lots of fresh fruits and veggies is good for our health, but what specific benefits do we get from different sorts of produce? This infographic takes a look at 20 popular fruits an…

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Why 5 Servings of Fruit & Veggies Aren’t Enough

Even if you're a proud consumer of five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, you're not getting enough, an extensive British study suggests. And steer clear of the canned stuff. University College…

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Why You Should Eat More Purple Fruits and Vegetables

A basked filled with luscious blue or dark red fruit and vegetables does much more than look good in still life paintings or on your kitchen counter. It contains a wealth of incredible health benefits…

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Cutting Back on Salt? Use This Instead.

Cooking can sure be a pain if you're watching your salt intake. How many recipes are there that don't contain the stuff? You can certainly opt for a commercial salt substitute, but they tend to have w…

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11 Ways to Boost Your Lymphatic System for Great Health

The lymphatic system, or lymph system as it is also called, is a system made up of glands, lymph nodes, the spleen, thymus gland and tonsils. It bathes our body’s cells and carries the body’s cellular…

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4 Enemies of Good Sleep (And How to Defeat Them)

Late evening is meant to be a time of relaxation, when the effort should be to invite a good night's rest. But some things we do can interfere with that simple goal, making us sleep uneasy and wake up…

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6 Appetizing Ways to Get Your 5 Fruits & Veggies a Day

Of course, the new recommendations for eating fruit and veggies encourage you to eat between 5 and 9 a day, but even if you hit your daily quota of 5, you are doing great. Don't we know that it's m…

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thank you for the good article

Am making this tonight--yum yum! Thanks

Natasha Salgado Natasha Salgado
on Cilantro Pesto
11 minutes ago

Excellent reminder. :) Thankful!

Looks really good. Now I'm hungry! ;) Thanks.