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Top 20 Weight Loss Friendly Foods on the Planet

Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn.…

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Your Basic Guide to Green Veggies (Infographic)

All greens are good! But let's take an individualistic approach and look at each veggie, one at a time, and cherish them for their specific nutritional superpowers. Even iceberg lettuce is on the list…

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Do Greens Harm or Help Your Health?

Many people are afraid of eating too many greens because they have heard the possible dangers of consuming too much oxalic acid. Greens, like certain plant foods, are high in oxalic acid. You might…

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The Secret to Clean Greens

I can eat spinach at every meal, except breakfast. Actually, I have added it to smoothies and juiced it for an energizing morning beverage. Most workdays, I make a huge salad with spinach and mixed gr…

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Mmmm. Kale and Scallop Soup for One

by Andrea D'Amore and Leslie Brand, Contributor to Healing Recipes on All Things Healing [adapted from bon appetit] This recipe combines two of my favorite things; soup and kale. First, I will alw…

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For the Love of Purple Kale

by Lorene Sauro, RHN, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on Allthingshealing.com Kale is one of the best leafy green vegetables, considered a star amongst healthy-eaters. It is loaded with nutrients…

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Kale: My Signature Dish

I was once preparing kale for a fundraising event in my home -- a large pot of kale for about 25 people. A friend who is a chef and cookbook writer walked into my kitchen and asked me what I was prepa…

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Healthy Dark Greens for Supper (video)

This video features an unusual, easy, and very healthy dish for vegans. Start with an assortment of greens of your choice. Sautée them with a mixture of olive oil, orange juice, soy sauce, mirin, and …

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Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

Some foods are fun to eat, and watermelon is definitely one of them.  That triangular wedge of bright red/white/green, sweet juiciness forbids us to take life too seriously and shouts, "SUMMER!!!" As …

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