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Sugar Consumption Linked to Depression

Most of us know that sugar sends our energy levels crashing within mere hours. But few people may realize the connection between sugar and depression. A new joint study published in the American Jo…

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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Which Foods to Eat & Avoid to Prevent Late-Age Vision Loss

So, you are hit by a post-lunch sugar craving. Which of these are you more likely to choose? ...Be honest.   OR If you chose the orange slices, you could safely skip this post. But if ri…

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Why You Should Eat More Beans

We've known for decades that beans have an exceptionally low glycemic index. You give someone cooked beans, peas, or lentils and they don't even get half the blood sugar spike that they would get with…

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Blueberry Oatmeal Bake – Great for Diabetes!

by Chef Heather Casto, Contributor to Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com Blueberry Oatmeal Bake (9 portions) 2 1/2 cups Old Fashioned Oats 1/2 cup Cooked Barley 1/2 cup Agave Nectar 2 tsp …

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Preventing PMS-Related Weight Gain

On her website OwningPink.com, Dr. Lissa Rankin hosts a medical blog in the spirit of her upcoming book What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend. Mu…

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Ten Diabetes Superfoods

Looking for a way to lower blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose, and risks for life-threatening chronic diseases? People with many health conditions, including diabetes, need to closely monitor …

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The Inside Scoop on Agave Nectar

Forty miles northwest of Guadalajara, in the arid highlands of western Mexico, lies the town of Tequila. In the hills surrounding the town, the subdued blue of the Agave tequilana plant colors the cou…

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Great Grains: Easy Greening

Once upon a time whole grains brought to mind heavy, clunky, hippie health food and baked bricks called cookies. But as the extreme importance of whole grains in our diet has come to the forefront, ho…

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The Healthiest Quick Oatmeal

I find myself irresistibly drawn to packets of instant oatmeal—with so little time in the morning it seems such an attractive alternative to 30 minutes of stirring the much healthier steel-cut oats. T…

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