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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of media reports declaring that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A meta-analysis pu…

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5 Reasons Bone Broth Is a Superfood

If you have perused the internet lately, you may have noticed a growing buzz around bone broth. It has become so popular that even one NYC bone broth cafe has popped up. If you are confused, bone brot…

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Eat Like a Gladiator – Go Vegetarian

The gladiators of Rome are known for being tough, strong warriors, apart from the average Roman. Historic sources also report that the gladiators' diet was different from what the "normal population" …

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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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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Summer’s Darling Herb: Fresh Mint (+ A Minty Salad Recipe)

Summer is here, and the words "fresh mint" conjure up refreshing visuals of mint sprigs in frosty tumblers. While I am sure you are all set to enjoy the many pleasures of mint this season, here is som…

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A-Z Crucial Vitamins & Why Your Body Needs Them

Our bodies need various vitamins and minerals to achieve optimum health and prevent illness. The following are some of the most crucial vitamins for our health. Certain nutrients are beneficial when p…

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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5 Green Foods You Should Be Eating

Yes, yes, we all know we should eat more greens. But, the regular rounds of broccoli, green beans, and lettuce can get rather tiresome. Instead, try these nutrient-dense green foods that are often ove…

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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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