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6 Supergreens to Fuel Your Muscles

Exercise, eat right, get enough sleep. These are but a few of the pillars of good health. But, did you know that what you eat can actually affect how your muscles respond to exercise? Here are 6 super…

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9 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides in Salads

Lettuce season is upon us! If you belong to a CSA get ready for head after head of lettuce. Week after week. For someone like me that isn't crazy about salad, that can be a little bit overwhelming. Th…

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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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Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

It’s getting warmer outside, so it's a great time for salad meals. This refreshing salad has three types of beans and a light, wonderful dressing. It’s delish! Salad: ˝ head red leaf lettuce, wa…

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Why You Should Grow Your Salad Greens at Home

Have you dreamed of growing gourmet salad greens in your home garden? It's easier than you may think to grow lettuces, mesclun mixes, and other edible leaves such as chervil, arugula, and endive. B…

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5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Yam and Avocado Sandwich

Recipe: Yam Sandwich From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! A few years ago I worked at a restaurant in Sacramento, CA called Sugar Plum Vegan and they …

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6 Tips to Get the Most Nutrition Out of Your Produce

OK, so I posted on Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson a few months back, but as I continue to read this well-researched and exceptionally insightful book I am struck by the wealth of tips and tech…

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8 Healthiest Leafy Greens

  All leafy greens are not created equal. And, sadly, the most popular greens in the United States aren't even close to being the most nutritious. So what should you replace your iceberg lettu…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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