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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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Is Healthcare A Human Right? (Infographic)

The UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone "has a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and his family." But in a world of vast and unevenly distr…

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Get Eco-Sexy: 7 Turn-On Essential Oils

Ahhhh.... aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential plant oils for physical and emotional healing. It's associated with Aphrodite (the goddess of love and beauty), sensuality, cos…

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The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal Today

Americans over 60 are feeling more empowered and optimistic than ever before, according to the results of this year's United States of Aging Survey, conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). …

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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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15 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays are not the only time to break out the sweet potato recipes. Now there are 16 reasons to enjoy these terrific tubers all year round. 1.  Sweet potatoes are readily available, although …

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The Top 5 Fat-Burning Fruits

Are you trying to lose weight? Now you can have your fruit and your weight loss too. Most fruit contains excessive amount of natural sugars that quickly converts into fat when eaten in excess. The…

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Vegan Pumpkin Scones

If you like scones, you’ll love these whole grain, vegan ones created by my friend and excellent recipe developer Angela Grow.  She generously shared this recipe with me for my book 60 Seconds to Slim…

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14 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

Pumpkins aren't just for jack-o-lanterns. They are a delicious and nutritious addition to your diet. Here are 14 easy ways to start enjoying pumpkin now: Roasted -- Cut it into slices, lay in a roa…

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9 Reasons to Love (and Eat!) Pumpkin

Native Americans included pumpkin in their traditional diet.  They even dried it for use during the winter months when food was scarce.  There are many reasons why this underrated superfood makes a gr…

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