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6 Health Benefits of Quinoa (& A Sweet Potato Quinoa Cake Recipe)

Mmm, quinoa - a superfood with no fewer than six awesome health benefits. Let us count the ways we love you, quinoa! You... are a complete protein-rich food containing NINE essential amino acid…

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.  Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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10 Surprising Ways Apples Are Good for Your Health

Martin Luther once said, "even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."  New research gives more reasons than ever to plant apple trees and enjoy their…

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Pouring Over Simpler Coffee

Coffee--to some a bitter necessity of human existence, to others a delicate, wholesome experience that swoons all the senses. And then there are those of us who fall somewhere in between, in a coffee …

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Craft Beer: Peace, Love & Hoppiness

I am proud to call myself a craft beer convert --a hophead if you will. After growing up in a fairly dry household, with the exception of my dad's occasional Bud-Light on hockey nights, I never expect…

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4 Ways to Use Music as Medicine

Human beings are governed by rhythms. From our pulsing heartbeat, to the cadence of our speech patterns, to when we fall asleep and wake up—countless rhythms drive our existence. Perhaps this is wh…

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Quick and Easy Mexican Salad

This is one of my favorite salad recipes. Don't be scared off by the ingredient list. It's quick and easy to make.  And even better to eat. Ingredients: One head of leaf or romaine lettuce, wash…

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Could Saving a Pet Save Your Life? (Infographic)

You know that adopting a shelter animal can be the difference between life and death for the animal, but did you know that it can have extraordinary benefits for the human as well? This infographic…

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Are You A Good Friend?

Since I became clear on my mission in 2008 and launched Owning Pink in 2009, I’ve worked my ass off to bring my vision to being. And it’s working!  Patients are transforming their lives, healers are w…

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Coffee: Good and Green

It's such good news. Last week The New York Times published an article debunking every myth about coffee that has had me covertly wincing with my daily second cup of beloved joe. I love coffee, as in …

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There really isn't anything safe to eat. Everything is contaminated in some way. We have to eat to s…