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Success! Hershey’s Plans to Kiss Genetically-Modified Ingredients Good-Bye!

If you love Hershey's Kisses, you’re about to love them a lot more. Thanks to pressure from consumers, the company has announced that it will make its Kisses and milk chocolate bars with simpler, gene…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life. I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my mother’s guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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5 Surprising Foods that are Keeping You Fat

Besides the obvious junk foods, there are 5 foods that you may never have suspected of packing on the pounds. Diet Soda,
 Really? Research conducted at the University of Texas Health Science…

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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels

Based on the lines outside Starbucks and Caribou Coffee alone, it seems like everyone in the U.S. loves coffee. A 2013 study found that an average of 85 percent of the U.S. population has at least …

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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Exotic Spice Cookies

Super easy to make, the secret is adding the egg at the end. Exotic spices give them a phenomenal taste! 1 ½ cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tea…

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Top 17 Vegan Sources of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega 3 fatty acids are the equivalent of nutritional gold. That’s because they are nature’s anti-inflammatory nutrients and are used in most chemical functions in the body. While fatty fish is freque…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to the National Cancer Institute. The most common of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the fifth leading caus…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup and pasta is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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How to Sneak More Veggies into Every Meal

Part three of a three part series on making the veggie taste transition. Read part one here and part two here. Then listen to the Foodie-Phile podcast at the bottom of this post. Make the Veggie Ta…

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I don't think it's that he doesn't like it. He just wants to sing along also. LOL

Great information, thanks. I have always had a lot of plants in the house.

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