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Overlooked Superfood Lowers Cholesterol

"Eat your peas!" is a common refrain in many households at meal time.† That particular command may be rivaled by "Eat your beans!" thanks to new research compiled by a group of American and Canadian s…

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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

I just bought a small, used utility truck. Months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their ve…

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Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.† I tell them about the great, delicious vegetarian sources of whole food prot…

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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us.† Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth.† For…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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6 Super Spring Detox Foods

Living in a northern climate often means a long chilly break from fresh produce. By December, produce in the grocery store is looking questionable. By February, fruits and vegetables are low on flavor…

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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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Shocking Number of Deaths Linked to Air Pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) released new estimates on air pollution, revealing that seven million premature deaths in 2012 are the result of air pollution exposure. This staggering number is t…

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School Condones Bullying, Blames Victim

After nine-year old Grayson Bruce was bullied for his "My Little Pony" backpack, school officials told him to leave the bag at home as it was causing a distraction. In a news report, Grayson's mom rep…

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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Thanks for the article...strange..thought Ascorbic Acid and allergies..would of been mentioned.

I am a garlic lover and I appreciate that :) Thank you very much Diana!