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Women’s Nutrition: Iron

Here's a quick tip to find out if you're meeting or exceeding your daily recommend iron value.…

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An Aspirin A Day: 5 Things You Need to Know

Many people are taking an aspirin a day to keep the doctor away, instead of the proverbial apple.  If you are among those taking aspirin daily, you should consider the drug’s effects on your body an…

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Fabulous Garlicky Basil Dressing

About Garlicky Basil Dressing by Andrea D'Amore, Editor of Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com This recipe gives me a chance to reiterate a point I was trying to make to some friends the other…

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Quinoa: The Powerhouse Seed

Commonly considered a grain, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is actually a seed which is related to leafy green vegetables such as spinach, chard and beets.  Once considered the “mother seed” of the Inca…

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Iron: Dark Chocolate Contains More than Beef?

According to the website, Nutritiondata.com, a one ounce serving of dark chocolate contains 19 percent of the US RDA for iron. Yet an ounce of beef sirloin only contains 3 percent. Is dark chocolat…

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Wild Weed Nettle Juice

Nettle (Urtica dioica, U. urens) is a member of the Urticaceae (Nettle) Family. The name "Nettles" is said to be derived from the Anglo Saxon word "noedl," meaning "needle," which may refer to net…

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French Lentil Portobello Burgers

Do you ever have an insatiable craving for a delicious, summery burger — but don’t want the autolyzed yeast extract and soy protein isolates contained in many commercial veggie patties? There’s no nee…

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What Kind of Multivitamin Should I Take?

Q: I want to start taking a multivitamin to help pick up where my nutrition leaves off. How do I know what kind to get? A: The first question I have to ask is why you are not getting all the nutrie…

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Perfectly Pregnant Trail Mix

Eating a nutritious, whole, and healthy diet becomes even more important when you’re eating for two. This simple make-it-yourself snack furnishes lots of iron, fiber, minerals, and vitamins, and it’s …

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