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27 Foods that Contain Natural Aspirin

When most people experience headaches, joint pain, or other aches in their body, they turn to aspirin or another anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet an…

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Which Foods to Eat & Avoid to Prevent Late-Age Vision Loss

So, you are hit by a post-lunch sugar craving. Which of these are you more likely to choose? ...Be honest.   OR If you chose the orange slices, you could safely skip this post. But if ri…

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Italian Spinach Salad and Crispy Eggplant

Simple and delicious, this salad is super as a side or just on its own. The softness of the baby spinach goes well with the creaminess of the Caesar and the crunch of the sunflower seeds. Italia…

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15 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Veggies and Enjoy Them, Too

Most of us need little convincing that vegetables are essential to good health. Even so, here is a quick recap on their nutritional importance, as stated by the United States Department of Agriculture…

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Corn Griddlecakes

Very tasty and textured, Corn Griddlecakes can be made as spicy as you like by adjusting the amount of jalapenos added. Pancakes 2 eggs 1 ˝ cup buttermilk 4 tablespoons oil 1 ˝ teaspoons sea sa…

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11 Proven Health Benefits of Garlic

"Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food." Those are famous words from the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, often called the father of Western medicine. He actually used to prescr…

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Baked Falafel Salad

This is a great way to enjoy falafel. It’s a hearty, colorful and tasty meal! The falafel mix is baked instead of fried, but loses nothing in translation. It’s a Mediterranean delight! Falafel ingr…

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‘Mind Over Platter’: 5 Things That Make Us Eat More Food

You know you should stop eating that pile of food on your plate but it's soooo good and it's just so hard to stop eating.  How much will you eat?  You may be surprised to learn some of the factors tha…

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25 Vegan Sources for Protein

If you've been vegan for any length of time, there's a pretty good chance that someone's asked you the ubiquitous question, "How do you get enough protein?" It's a common misconception that you need a…

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How to Detect Nutritional Deficiencies (Infographic)

It's tough making sure we get all our regular daily nutritional values in: five servings of fruits and veggies, plenty of water, protein, vitamins and minerals. Filling in the gaps and in-betweens of …

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