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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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Why I Will Never Buy Peanut Butter Again

I love peanut butter. Over the years, I have bought countless jars of it—whether smooth or chunky, it’s totally yummy. Besides, it is packed with powerful health benefits: protein, vitamins, antiox…

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4 Easy Ways to Sneak In More Veggies (You’ll Never Notice)

Let us admit: we all want to eat healthy, but our taste buds often dictate otherwise. While the nutritionist advises you to eat more broccoli, cauliflower and carrots, you find yourself wanting cakes,…

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The Nutrient that Burns Fat and Boosts Energy

Your body is the ultimate alchemist. With the help of a single powerful nutrient, it can burn fat to create energy. I know it sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but after conducting…

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10 Power Tips for Better Nutrition

We watch calories and try to eat the 'right' foods, but often neglect to think about how much of those good things are actually going where they should. That is, are the nutrients we need really being…

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Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food

By Ed Bauman, PhD, originally published at GreenMedInfo.com I can remember the days growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, when we prepared foods without a microwave oven. Water was boiled on the stov…

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Fruits and Vegetables Are Getting Less Nutritious

Recent research on fruits, vegetables and staple crops such as wheat and corn shows that, over time, our food has gotten less and less nutritious. The vitamin and mineral content in our foods has been…

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10 Reasons to Take Nutritional Supplements

Many people still question the importance of taking supplements at all.  Here are ten reasons to consider supplementing your diet with high-quality nutrients: 1. Current commercial agriculture …

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Are Raw Foods Really Better for You Than Cooked?

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com The raw food trend is getting a lot of media attention lately, both on DietsInReview and in the wider health community. The raw diet tied for the second…

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

I’ve met a few kids in my time who have never had more vegetables than a carrot stick and, if they had to guess what an artichoke is, would say it’s a karate move. But not my kids, of course. They e…

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