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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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Doctors Prescribe Plant-Based Diets for Heart Disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in many countries around the world.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease annu…

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How a Vegan’s Arteries Compare to a Runner’s

We know from the work of Drs. Dean Ornish and Caldwell B. Esselstyn that switching to a plant-based diet can reverse heart disease, opening up arteries in some cases without drugs or surgery. We can't…

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9 Amazing Health Benefits of Strawberries

Yes it's that time of year again, when the berries are ripe for the picking and enjoying. Although they have become increasingly available year-round, they are at the peak of their season from April t…

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The Cost of Financial Stress

The news of the day still reminds us of economic troubles across the land. Meanwhile, millions who struggle beneath the weight of financial burdens press on with their lives, many living paycheck to p…

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Overlooked Superfood Lowers Cholesterol

"Eat your peas!" is a common refrain in many households at meal time.  That particular command may be rivaled by "Eat your beans!" thanks to new research compiled by a group of American and Canadian s…

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5 Reasons I’d Still Be Vegan If I Were a Dude

As the vegan movement grows, statistics say it resonates most strongly with women -- at least so far. Of the 2.5 million or so Americans who identify themselves as part of Team Vegan, about 79% are fe…

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Can Running Be Worse for Your Heart?

Running is good for your health, especially your heart. Long-distance running boasts a variety of health benefits, including improvements to heart health. However, new research published in April's Mi…

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8 Ways Eating Tomatoes Keeps You Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger-looking and feeling. But tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a pla…

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The 4-Ingredient Recipe That Can Help Keep Your Heart Young

Increasing numbers of health experts are coming to the conclusion that age really is just a number; and the world is full of examples of the truth of this statement. Just last week, a 102-year-old …

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I am pissed off about this article..easy for men to do this!!! :)

some good ideas thank you

Mr. H; you don't!! Composting is a great idea; never thought of it. Cook with it? Nope!! Tried…