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6 Supergreens to Fuel Your Muscles

Exercise, eat right, get enough sleep. These are but a few of the pillars of good health. But, did you know that what you eat can actually affect how your muscles respond to exercise? Here are 6 super…

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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Weight Gain and Obesity

There is more reason than ever now to eat a nutritionally-balanced diet. According to research from scientists at the University of Queensland presented in the Journal of Nutrition, certain vitamin de…

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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a "superfood" and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures. 8 cups …

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The Surprising Daily Habit That Can Harm Your Heart

When it comes to heart disease, a host of usual suspects bob up in mind: fatty food, stressful lifestyle, high blood pressure. But there are sneaky factors that can cause damage to your ticker, and am…

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Egg Foo Yung (Vegetarian and Gluten Free!)

This delicious vegetarian egg foo yung dish has a great satisfying crunch. You can vary the vegetables in the recipe to use whatever you have on hand. Egg foo yung can easily be made gluten-free. I…

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The Problem With Most Supplemental Nutrition Drinks & What One Man Did About It

Have you heard the statistic that most doctors get less than 20 hours of nutrition training during their entire medical school studies? In fact, most doctors say they are not comfortable talking to th…

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9 Surprising Ways Yogurt Gives Your Health a Serious Boost

There is no question that yogurt is one of the most commonly enjoyed fermented foods in our diet. In addition to being delicious, there are many other reasons to make yogurt (non-dairy versions includ…

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Red Pepper Couscous

If you want a simple and flavorful dish that also looks pretty, look no further. This red pepper couscous is perfect for picnics, potlucks, or an easy last-minute dinner. Try using jalapeño as a garni…

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Why You Should Never Peel Off Apple Skins

"Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits," said Henry David Thoreau. And he may be right: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can help maintain healthy skin, teeth and a healthy…

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