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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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5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

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9 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage If you exclaimed 'oh yes' to this, you are like me--a lover of things sweet. There is no dou…

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5 Delicious Desserts That Boost Your Health

I have an irrepressible sweet tooth. For years, it would make its presence felt every evening, just after dinner, and I would crave a sweet bite. If nothing healthy was available, I would drift toward…

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Strawberry-Apple Sauce

Recipe: Strawberry-Applesauce From: Honor Fabun at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! My favorite summer fruit meets my favorite autumn fruit in this wholesome treat. I’m…

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Cucumber Watermelon Lemonade

Recipe: Lemonade From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I picked some lemons off of my tree and spent $1.50 on a pre-cut 1/4 watermelon and cucumber.  I…

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Three Melon Fruit Salad (Recipe)

  It's hard not to be reminded that summer is coming to an end. But it's not over yet -- melon season is still in full swing! Embrace these last few weeks with this refreshing melon salad. Per…

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