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Mushroom-Freekeh Casserole (Recipe)

This is comfort food at its finest -- and, perhaps, its healthiest. Keep warm this winter with a satisfying mushroom and freekeh casserole. Don't have freekeh? Don't worry! Try quinoa, brown rice or b…

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Freekeh Breakfast Bowl (Recipe)

  Last week, we told you all about the wonders of freekeh, a wheat product originating in the Middle East. Now it's time to cook with it! For starters, here's a simple, tasty breakfast bowl --…

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7 Biggest Diet Myths (Slideshow)

  When it comes to dieting, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. Is low-carb the way to go? Should I only eat during certain hours? Should I cut out this or that? Sometimes it seems like t…

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7 Steps Away From Refined Grains

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate …

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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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6 Gluten-Free Grains to Add to Your Diet

Whether you're sensitive to gluten or just wanting to eat less of it, here are 6 gluten-free grains that offer many health benefits: Brown Rice Unlike white rice, brown rice is high in fiber and…

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Greek Spinach Rice (Recipe)

  I always look forward to dinner at my Yiayia's (Greek for Grandmother) house. A child of immigrants, my Yiayia is a talented cook who had stints teaching Greek cooking classes at a culinary …

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An Easy, Yummy Way to Prepare Nutritious Quinoa

I usually have some quinoa in my pantry—and for a long time, I used it as a base for different kinds of salads, adding veggies, crumbled cheese, olive oil, herbs and seasonings. I still enjoy quinoa s…

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#1 Anticancer Vegetable

I'm so excited and honored to become a more active member of the Care2 community. I'm a physician, author, and researcher specializing in nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. One of my sm…

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How Diet Affects Blood Pressure

It’s important to understand that uncontrolled high blood pressure is a very serious health concern that can lead to heart disease and increases your risk of having a stroke. The good news thou…

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