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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesnít love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses arenít the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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15 Common Causes and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency

Are you iron deficient? These are some of the most common causes and symptoms of iron deficiency. According to a recent report from ABC News, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency…

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Delicious Maple Pecan Shortbread Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

These gluten-free and dairy-free (yes, shortbread cookies without butter!) are my favorite cookies ever.† No one would believe they are a gluten-free and dairy-free option. They have been a holiday tr…

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Heavenly Sweet Potatoes

This dish is very simple, but extremely delicious. The soft creaminess inside with the slightly caramelized crunch and nibbles of pecan bits creates a heavenly eating experience! 13 cups sweet pota…

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Legumes: Good or Bad for You?

Legumes are controversial these days. Depending on who you ask, they are either incredibly nutritious or uniquely harmful. Some people even choose to eliminate legumes from their diet altogether. Sho…

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The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression

Who doesnít love the taste of ground nutmeg over a holiday hot chocolate or latte? Itís not only the classic eggnog spice, itís perfect in spice cookies and other holiday fare. While delicious holiday…

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Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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The Tasty Snack That Reduces Your Risk of Disease and Early Death

Do you love snacking on†almonds, walnuts, pistachios and peanuts? Be glad! Eating a handful of nuts every day can help you †live longer and healthier, says a 30-year Harvard study†published in the New…

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Very Veggie Spaghetti Sauce

This is chock full of vegetables with a slight hint of heat from the jalapenos - very tasty over noodles or brown rice. Angel hair pasta is a favorite of ours since it is lighter textured. 2 cloves…

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The Breakfast Nutrient That Keeps You Alert & Calm

What do the following breakfast menus have in common? Coffee and doughnut. Pancakes with syrup. Milk with sweet cereal. Yes, they are quick to put together and taste good. But if you start fee…

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Always loved nutmeg, thanks for the information.

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