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12 Proven Benefits of Avocado

The avocado is an extremely unique  fruit. Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies show that it has powerful beneficial effects on health…

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Caramelized Onions with Mustard Sauce & Zucchini with Lemon Butter

These caramelized onions are rich and delicious! We bake them with a scrumptious mustard sauce that nicely balances the sweetness of the onions. We bake our onions but you can also grill them. C…

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Time for a Brain Detox

Everybody talks about a healthy, strong, toned body, but, what about our brains? Our bodies are the houses for our souls. Therefore, our body is, indeed, a sacred temple. For so long, I did not und…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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World Peace Day 2014

We invite you to Be The Peace you want to see in the world on Peace Day, September 21, 2014! Our focus for this year’s World Peace Day is unite as one body and radiate collective compassion to all sou…

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The 6 Words That Helped Me Stay Sober

25 years ago today, I picked myself from the fetal-position heap I was in on the middle of my bed and made a decision not to kill myself. Or maybe it was the fleas that made me move. Whatever it …

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Why You Should Snack on Bruschetta: 7 Healthy Reasons

A hunk of Italian bread brushed with oil, rubbed with garlic, topped with juicy tomatoes, sprinkled with basil leaves: bruschetta is more than an appetizer; it is truly a slice of good health. Rarely…

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Polenta with Sweet Peppers

Fall is on its way, which makes it the perfect time to share this warm and comforting dish. We like to make the polenta creamy almost like the texture of grits. Sauté 1 cup chopped onions ˝ red…

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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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Can Peanut Butter Protect Your Heart?

Americans love their peanuts. According to the National Peanut Board, each American, on average, consumes more than six pounds of peanuts or peanut butter products every year. That might not be a b…

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