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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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Butter Has Won the War. Margarine Has Converted.

Margarine and butter have been fighting each other for decades, but now the battle is over and butter has won! After years of bashing butter and claiming that dairy fat kills people, the giant marga…

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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Photo Courtesy of: Thinkstock/iStockphoto Some foods have been promoted as "healthy," when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on…

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Surprising Inventions by Famous People

By Allison Ford, DivineCaroline Some people just have a gift. They may already be talented musicians, actors, artists, or mathematicians, but some prolific thinkers have minds that work in overdr…

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Taking Out the Bad Fat

This year, spring cleaning in my home includes cleaning out my family's diet of an item that's pretty much at the top of the naughty list: trans fats found in partially hydrogenated oils. These oil…

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Butter vs. Margarine

Q: I am trying to lose weight but worry about the chemicals in light margarines. Is it better to eat real butter, or these fake substitutes? A: I will always advocate for people to use natural food…

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