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Top 5 Fat-Burning Spices

Losing weight can be a lot easier if you spice up your food.  Add these top five fat-burning spices to your diet to ramp up weight loss: 1. Garlic and 2. Onions;  These yummy foods contain phytoche…

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All About Artichokes

Artichokes don’t often make it on the easiest-to-grow or easiest-to-prepare lists of gardeners and foodies. But that doesn’t mean they’re not well worth growing and/or bringing into your kitchen. They…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…

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8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You don’t need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.  With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

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4 Super Summer Smoothies and Juices

Take down the heat with these refreshing smoothies and juices from my books The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan and 60 Seconds to Slim.  Summer is the perfect time to get more fruit into your diet.  A…

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Top 10 Sensational Summer Berries

I have never met a berry I didn’t like. From the tart blackberry to the super-sweet raspberry, berries are just delicious. But they aren’t just pretty faces; berries are nutritional and healing powerh…

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10 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Barbecue

Summer is here. With it come vacations, lush gardens, and barbecues with friends and family. Unfortunately, barbecued food has been linked to an increased risk of cancer.  But you can have your barbec…

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The Nutrient that Burns Fat and Boosts Energy

Your body is the ultimate alchemist. With the help of a single powerful nutrient, it can burn fat to create energy. I know it sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but after conducting…

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