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Healthy Indian Snack: Potato & Vegetable Cutlets

For those times when the afternoon stretches into a lazy evening, your taste buds might crave a touch of spice: try this hot favorite snack from an Indian kitchen. Summer or winter, it is a delight to…

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6 Low-Impact Exercises That Are Easy On the Joints

While our bodies are tough, they need to be treated with care at the same time. Running and plyometrics are great ways to build endurance and burn calories, but it’s also important to give the body a …

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6 Soothing, Natural Sunburn Remedies

Soothe your sunburns naturally... This past week I went to Texas on one of the beaches (yes, there are some beaches in Texas), and after being so pale after winter I got super burned. I rarely get su…

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35 Reasons to Boost your Berry Intake

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the bounty of berries: sweet strawberries, beautiful blueberries and tangy raspberries abound at local markets during the summer months, and if you didn't already l…

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There Are Barely Any Almonds in Your Almond Milk

Almond milk is hugely popular among lovers of non-dairy milks. It is slightly sweet, slightly nutty, a little creamy, yet very light and refreshing. But, is what you’re buying really ‘almond’ milk, or…

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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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One of the Best Weeds to Eat

‘Little star in the mist’ is the translation of this weed's scientific name, Stellaria Media, though "chickweed" is the most common name. It's no surprise it's called chickweed since chickens love it …

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What Your Handshake Says About Your Heart Health

Who would have thought a simple handshake could yield a clue to your heart health? A recent study by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario found that the strength of your grip is…

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Sick of Being Rushed During Hospital Visits? How the Future of Health Care is Changing

Private physicians. Concierge medicine. Boutique practices. Direct care physicians. Retainer practices. All of these names refer to a new breed of private medicine that focuses on reinstating the p…

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13-Year-Old Care2 Member Petitions School for More Vegetarian Lunch Options

Elly Kirk, a 13-year-old at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte, North Carolina, takes a lunch with her to school each day. Elly chose to stop eating meat about two and a half years ago she tells me, re…

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