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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthy skin, teeth and a healthy…

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8 Tips to Buy Better Yogurt

Despite all of the hype, not all yogurt is good for you. Here are 8 tips to help you select the best and healthiest yogurt for you: 1. Look for live cultures. The live cultures in yogurt provide th…

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9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…

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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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Hearty Tomato Lentil Soup

A nice hearty bowl of soup sometimes is all you need. Full of protein, vitamins and nutrients, this soup is a great flavorful and nutritious meal for Meatless Monday or any day of the week. 1 ½ cup…

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Healthy & Delicious Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is rarely seen as healthy, but this wonderful dish fits the bill since it's chock full of vegetables. As a lighter version, it has only one layer of noodles, so it is not too “bready.” We use …

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What I Learned After Diving Through Hundreds of Dumpsters Across America

It took diving through a dirty dumpster for me to realize that food waste in the U.S. is an absolute fiasco. You may have already heard a few appalling facts about wasted food, but just in case you…

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While Kale Rides the Corporate Ladder, I’ll Stick With Collards

Pass the watercress. Or the arugula. I’ll even take some purple cabbage; anything dark, leafy and other than kale, please. What’s turned kale into the iceberg of the supergreens category? One word:…

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Could Monthly Snack Boxes Help You Eat Healthier?

Whether you’re eating paleo, vegan or just cleaner, it can be hard to trust food labels. Studies show that 60% of consumers are looking for natural products– even though most consumers don't really kn…

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5 Tips for Making Quick and Healthy Meals

Putting a healthy meal together can be difficult on a busy weeknight. These quick and healthy meals make even weeknight cooking a breeze. Convenience and health don’t always go together on our plat…

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