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Top Fruits for Your Health

We know that eating lots of fresh fruits and veggies is good for our health, but what specific benefits do we get from different sorts of produce? This infographic takes a look at 20 popular fruits an…

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This Printer Could Prevent Seniors From Getting Pneumonia

A new senior-focused food product promises to make meals safer and more appealing for elders by utilizing one of the most exciting recent inventions: the 3D printer. The culinary world is no strang…

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14 Spring Veggies: Health Benefits & Tasty Recipes

Spring has sprung! This is my favorite season, and the beautiful weather is only one part of it. The other glorious thing about spring is the abundance of delicious spring veggies hitting the farmer's…

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Patagonia and Luvo Name Female and Foodie CEOs

It's unfortunately not every day that women are named CEO of a major company, but recently that was indeed the case. Rose Marcario has been named as the new CEO of outdoor apparel giant Patagonia. She…

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Healthy Vending Machines Finally Arrive

We've all done it. Hunger strikes and we search in desperation for food, only to find our best option is something out of  a vending machine. For residents of Chicago, what they get out of that vendin…

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Surprisingly Decent Vegan Fast Food Items

If you're a vegan or vegetarian, you likely have enough healthy eating habits to know that fast food is never a great option for a meal. But, despite our best efforts, sometimes you're just in a hurry…

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Disgusting Ingredients in McDonald’s Burgers

If you've been following my "Not Lovin' It" series on ingredients in McDonald's foods, you've already seen some disgusting and shocking ingredients in McNuggets and French fries. Many people contacted…

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Are Starbucks and Taco Bell Going Healthy?

Americans are demanding healthier food options. Some fast food  places may finally be listening. Starbucks and Taco Bell separately announced their intentions to move towards more nutritional offering…

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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  We also made a long distance move.  Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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Food Stamps Could Become Healthier After Wisconsin Bill

Legislators in Wisconsin are pushing a bill forward that could set an interesting precedent for state food stamp programs. The bill would make it a requirement of those who use food stamps, formally k…

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Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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