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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades, …

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Natural Ways to Protect Yourself Against Growing Skin Cancer Rates

According to a statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most serious form of skin cancer, known as melanoma, has more than doubled between 1982 and 2011. The CDC indicate…

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Lycopene, the Powerful Nutrient That May Help Prevent Cancer

Lycopene is a super star when it comes to good health and cancer prevention. We find it in the news regularly. So what is it? Lycopene is what gives red fruits and vegetables their bright red color…

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Tomatoes: Toxic Nightshade or Wonder Food?

The claims for and against the healthfulness of the common tomato are many and varied. Let's take a closer look at the reported pros and cons of this popular summer staple. Cons Throughout the 1…

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8 Ways Eating Tomatoes Keeps You Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger-looking and feeling. But tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a pla…

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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  We also made a long distance move.  Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You don’t need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.  With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.  And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.  Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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Rainbow Foods: Enjoy Your Phytochemicals!

There are many reasons to enjoy a whole foods plant-based diet. And high on the list of eye-catching colorful reasons are phytochemicals! The word ‘phytochemical’ literally means phyto (plant) - ch…

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