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10 Ways Ginger Acts as Medicine (Infographic)

Ginger has long been known for its superior anti-inflammatory properties. Thankfully, this spicy root can help tackle some scary ailments, too. Right up there with blueberries, kale and broccoli, we c…

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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5 Effective Ways to Warm Up Cold Hands and Feet

Are your hands and feet always "frozen" in winter? One of the obvious causes for this is the cold season, which slows down circulation. To get the blood flowing better, here are some easy tricks t…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.  While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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5 Holiday Healing Teas

Enjoy a cup of warming and healing herbal tea during the holidays.  Not only do they taste great, they impart incredible health benefits, too.  Here are five of my favorites: Gingerbread—New resear…

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Aromatic Basmati Rice with Chickpeas and Cilantro

A wonderful winter night treat, or a hearty Sunday lunch: whenever you choose to enjoy this dish, it is going to bring you deep satisfaction, and many health benefits. Chickpeas are a powerhouse of…

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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

We all love a little dessert sometimes. But for those who are sensitive to wheat, dairy, or sugar, dessert leaves much to be desired. For others, most desserts are unfortunately loaded with inflammato…

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Do Health Supplements Really Work? (Infographic)

Spending time and money on your health can be frustrating if you're not seeing results. Many of us intend to fill in dietary gaps or boost our energy with a vitamin here, some probiotics there and a m…

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Healthy Thai Lime Tofu

When Deborah and I first met with the Care2.com team to plan our "Nourishing the Heart" columns, we served lunch prepared by our HeartMath kitchen, which creates heart nourishing recipes and dishes fo…

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Homemade Chai Concentrate

Recipe: Chai From: Honor Fabun at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I love drinking chai, hot or iced, but I don’t love paying $4 for it at a coffee shop. Now I make my …

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