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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

We use three forms of coconut in these chocolate chip cookies, which makes them super moist. They're packed with delicious flavor and super easy to make! 1 cups flour teaspoon sea salt teas…

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8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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8 Surprising Health Facts About Spinach

Full of nutrients and delicious taste, spinach is a winter superfood. But what's the best way to eat it? Read the following surprising facts about this leafy green: Its wiser to choose tender bab…

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A Southern Classic With a Twist: Cheddar Grits

If you're not familiar with grits, you're in for a treat. The classic southern dish is made from ground hominy corn, similar to polenta. It has a wonderful creamy texture, and is traditionally eaten a…

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Study Finds Sweetened Beverages Kill Over 184,000 People Annually

A shocking new study published in the medical journal Circulation found that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is literally killing us. Because sugar-sweetened drinks are so prevalent in ou…

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Start Your Day With This Cooling Smoothie

"Fruit in the morning is like amrit, or nectar," says Anand Srivastava, Chairman of Maharishi Ayurveda Products, India. According to him, fruit is easy to digest, and packed with nutrients that nou…

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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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