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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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Can Peanut Butter Protect Your Heart?

Americans love their peanuts. According to the National Peanut Board, each American, on average, consumes more than six pounds of peanuts or peanut butter products every year. That might not be a b…

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Quinoa Cakes

These cakes are delicious and not hard to make. They’re good plain or with the pesto sauce on top (see sauce recipe at bottom).  Adding avocados, or salsa, is tasty, too! 4 eggs, well beaten ˝ c…

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Wild vs. Farmed Salmon: Can Some Fish Be Bad For You?

Salmon is commonly prized for its health benefits. It is a fatty fish that is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids, which most people don't get enough of. However, not all salmon is created equal, unfor…

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Love Bars

You'll find out why these are called "love bars" when you try them. Super moist and delicious, they are easy to make and yummy! The granola and walnuts give them an added satisfying crunch. Bring them…

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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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