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Surprising Nutrient Deficiency Linked to Osteoporosis

When most people think of osteoporosis, they assume it is caused by a calcium deficiency.  While there’s no doubt that calcium plays a role in the disease, the incidence of osteoporosis is highest in …

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9 Surprising Reasons to Love Tomatoes

‘Tis the season for tomatoes—lots of them.  If you have a garden, you may already be enjoying the harvest of your tomato plants.  If not, there are many reasons to stop at your local market and pick s…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Melons

Cantaloupe for Healthy Eyes The orange color gives away some of this fruit’s healing ability. One cup of cantaloupe contains enough beta-carotene to provide your full daily intake of vitamin A. Bet…

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Raw Corn and Avocado Salad

by Andrea D'Amore, Assistant Editor of Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com Being that this recipe is entirely raw, you get all of the valuable vitamins, nutrients and enzymes that are a part o…

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Summer Veggie Pasta with Goat Cheese and Pesto-Crusted Tofu

by Andrea D’Amore, Assistant Editor of Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com With so much basil in my herb garden (I’m giving it away in handfuls) and the farmer's market that is blowing up with …

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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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Detox Your Brain–Part 2

Scientists once thought the brain had built-in protection against harmful toxins through its blood-brain barrier, as the name would suggest. Recently, however, study after study shows that the toxic i…

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Skin-Deep Beauty?

Limited science suggests that what we eat (or don’t eat) may indeed affect how "gracefully" our skin ages. A study of 177 men and women published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition fo…

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Spicy Spaghetti Squash with Cheese

In honor of the longer days, I offer this gloriously orange-red, mildly spicy dish that gives pure pasta pleasure--without the pasta! Spaghetti squash is inexpensive, nourishing, and high in fiber, an…

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Black Bean Pita Pizzas

These quick-to-make Middle Eastern-inspired pizzas are a nutritional bonanza, with heart-healthy black beans, fiber-rich eggplant, creamy goat cheese, lycopene-laden tomatoes, and inflammation-reducin…

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