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7 Fats You Need in Your Kitchen

Are you confused about which fats and oils to cook with? We learned about the need for this part of our diet in The Truth About Fats & Oils. But, it's crucial that we choose the right fats†oils…

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The Truth About Fats & Oils

Are you confused about fats and oils in your diet? There a common diet trend that eliminates fats for weight loss and health. Eliminating dietary fats is not good for the body. We need dietary …

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30 Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Diet

Itís not difficult to eat healthier.† Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients youíre getting.† And better nutrition quickly spells better health.…

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The Key to a Longer Life: Your Telomeres?

A miracle cream? Baths of olive oil? Surgery? No, the secret to a longer life is none of these things. It is more simple, more integral. To live longer, it appears you need to have longer telomeres. …

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What Healthy Fats Do For Dessert Lovers

Those buttercream-topped cupcakes and caramel-infused lattes are especially hard to resist this time of year, even though we know sugar contributes to a host of health problems, from obesity to cancer…

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Handmade Holidays: Soothing Skin Ointment

Handmade gifts are the best. This skin ointment makes a great holiday gift for friends or family but it is also a great gift for you. This natural, soothing and healing ointment is great for dry sk…

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Combat Dry Skin Naturally

The colder weather of autumn and winter is upon us.† While we can hide beneath layers of clothing, the elements still take their toll on our skin.† Cold weather and dry, windy conditions can wreak hav…

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Superfood Decreases Risk of Death by 26 Percent

We keep hearing about the many health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and now thereís even more cause to celebrate this healthy way of eating. Results of a new study called the European Prospectiv…

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10 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

If you throw away the seeds when you carve your next pumpkin you might want to reconsider, particularly after trying freshly roasted seeds. But they donít just taste great, these seeds support superb …

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Superfood: Eat Your Avocado!

Guacamole lovers, rejoice! It turns out that not only is avocado super delicious, but you can enjoy your avocado without the guilt thanks to its mix of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. You pro…

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