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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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Cutting Back on Salt? Use This Instead.

Cooking can sure be a pain if you're watching your salt intake. How many recipes are there that don't contain the stuff? You can certainly opt for a commercial salt substitute, but they tend to have w…

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4 Common Foods You Should Eat With the Peel On

We donít often think about this, but just like us, plants also have to combat environmental stress. To protect themselves from the constant onslaught of the elements, they concentrate most of their he…

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9 Fresh and Healthy Uses for Lemons

I have just come back from Menton, the land of lemons, in France. Of course, I've carried a bunch of them with me, and cannot wait to put them to good use. Scouting for healthful and easy ways to sque…

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Top 12 Detox Superfoods

Even if you don't plan on doing a detox program, your health will benefit from adding more detox superfoods to your daily diet. There are many great superfoods with detoxifying properties, but here ar…

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10 Great Twists on Lemonade (Slideshow)

  Ah, lemonade -- what's more delightful than this summertime treat?†Nothing beats the freshness of homemade, and getting to determine your own perfect ratio of lemon-sugar-water is ideal. But…

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16 Health Benefits of Lemons

The Alkalizing Powerfood Lemons are acidic to the taste, but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact they are one of the most alkaline-forming foods; this makes them great for balancing a highly …

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13 Foods That Fight Allergies

There are many naturally-occurring plant compounds called phytonutrients that assist with allergies. The main ones include: anthocyanin, curcumin, hesperetin, and quercetin in your diet. Donít worry a…

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15 Fresh Ways to Use Citrus (Slideshow)

  Facebookís got a dubious facelift... the recession refuses to ebb. While the world goes bananas, why not soak your spirits in oranges and lemons?! Ever since citrus fruit burst on the scene …

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