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Kaleidoscope Quinoa

In a cooking rut? Try this kaleidoscope quinoa for something that looks as good as it tastes. It's also chock-full of healthy ingredients. 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red …

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Mineral Deficiency Linked to Thyroid Diseases

Many naturally-minded health professionals have been recommending the mineral selenium to patients suffering from thyroid conditions for years. New research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocr…

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31 Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (next to skin cancer), so it’s no surprise that an increasing number of men are worried about this serious condition. But a new study published …

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5 Powerful Health Benefits of Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, also known as black-eyed beans, are among the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name, of course, comes from the prominent black spot on their creamy skin. Growing up, my …

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3 Indian Food Habits That Are Good For Health

Let me begin by clarifying that there is no such thing as a "typical Indian way" when it comes to cooking and eating. This nation is simply too vast and varied for that. However, certain healthy tradi…

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Summer Salad with Sunflower Dressing

Colorful and fresh, this salad is refreshing for anytime! 1 head red leaf lettuce, chopped 1 head butter lettuce, chopped ˝ cup cherry tomatoes, halved ⅓ cup red onions, cut in half moons …

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Is MSG Really All That Bad?

For a naturally occurring compound, MSG gets a bad rap. Monosodium glutamate, a common flavor enhancer associated with the sense of umami, has been blamed for causing asthma, digestive distress, obesi…

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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…

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8 Great Benefits of Onions

Never mind the tears they bring on—onions are an ace ally in your fight against disease. A prized member of the lily family, they lavish you with health benefits while adding oodles of taste to your f…

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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