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Easy Summer Rice Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 3 cups cold basmati rice (leftover takeout works wonderfully) 1/3 cup Italian dressing 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 red o…

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17 Whole Grain Foods from Diet Experts

Only a fraction of Americans (eight percent of adults and three percent of children) are consuming the right amount of whole grains, according to a new nationwide study. University of Minnesota res…

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:† Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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12 Health Benefits of Millet

Millet provides a host of nutrients, has a sweet nutty flavor, and is considered to be one of the most digestible and non-allergenic grains available. It is one of the few grains that is†alkalizing to…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.† Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard. †If youíre not already en…

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9 Gluten-Free Grains

From Experience Life Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a fa…

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Marvelous Millet

By Cary Neff, Experience Life Many of us know millet primarily as an ingredient in bird feed, but itís also a highly nutritious and tasty staple that can complement a wide array of flavors an…

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