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While Kale Rides the Corporate Ladder, I’ll Stick With Collards

Pass the watercress. Or the arugula. Iíll even take some purple cabbage; anything dark, leafy and other than kale, please. Whatís turned†kale into the iceberg of the supergreens category? One word:…

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Addictive Citrus-Massaged Raw Kale Salad

This citrus-massaged kale salad is SO GOOD! I even love the way it smells. Have you ever leaned over the cutting board and given some freshly-cut kale a good sniff? It's got a really unique smell -…

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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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Apple-Kale Smoothie

Kale (yes, KALE!) makes a sneak appearance in this fresh fruit smoothie. Use whatever proportions of fruit (and greens) you like. If you're new to green smoothies, Care2 blogger Becky Striepe recommen…

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Kale Salad with Apples and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

YIELD 10 servings Ingredients Salad: 2 bunches kale, washed, dried and stemmed 2 honeycrisp apples 1 medium red onion, very thinly sliced 1 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds), toasted …

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20 Snacks Under 200 Calories

When that afternoon snack attack strikes,†itís tempting to reach for whatever is in your pathóthat bar of chocolate in your desk drawer, the leftover donuts from your morning meeting, a bag of chips f…

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Grilled Coconut Kale

The idea of marinating kale in coconut milk spiked with lime juice and spices for hours and grilling it may sound a little unusual. But there's nothing strange about the pile of slightly charred green…

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I wonder why not D'Anjou or Bosc pears weren't counted. They certainly have a similar flavor.