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11 Vegetarian Snacks To Help You Avoid The Vending Machine

Oreos may be vegan, but that doesn’t mean you should reach for the cookies when you need an afternoon snack. There are many healthier options that are also delicious. Here are a bunch of ideas to insp…

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7 Foods You Should Splurge On

1. Coffee Grocery shopping is a tough balancing act. On one hand, you want to buy the freshest and highest quality food, but on the other, you’ve got to keep the grocery bill to a minimum. There ar…

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7 Superfruits You Can Grow At Home

What are superfruits? A quick glance down the aisles of your local grocery or health food store will reveal a wide variety of products that claim to contain "superfoods" or "superfruits," and for t…

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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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