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Climate Change is Making Our Food Less Healthy

I wish I had better news for you, but a new study shows that climate change is making our food less healthy. The study, which†was recently published in Nature, finds that increased CO2 levels will les…

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Gluten-Free Spinach Lasagna

This is a super simple and healthy recipe since we use no-bake noodles that have a great texture, are made of brown rice and are gluten free! This is a fun recipe to bring to family gatherings. Who…

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Are Food Dyes Damaging Your Child’s Health?

I love the look of fresh food almost as much as the taste. Some people say you eat with your eyes, and I understand this concept. Bright berries, multi-colored tomatoes and corn, and brilliant pumpkin…

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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Chock Full O’ Veggies Quiche

A classic combination of spinach, mushrooms and caramelized onions is a wonderful base for this creamy and light quiche. Itís great for an elegant breakfast or brunch if you want to impress your frien…

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6 Remedies to Keep You Regular

Bowel health is not what you would call a water cooler topic of conversation. Waste elimination is a private matter and often a private struggle for many people.† Professional opinions vary on how man…

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Why You Should Add Black Beans to Your Diet

Black beans are nutritional gold. A rich source of protein, they are both delicious and satisfying. Here is a list of their nutrition quotient: WHFoods quotes recent research on the colon cancer fi…

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Zucchini Crispies

Try these wonderfully tasty bites of zucchini.† They taste like they could be fried but arenít -- just drizzle with olive oil and bake. Be careful though - itís hard to eat just one! 5† zucchini, …

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The Chemical That’s Found in 40% of Your Food and Poses a Cancer Risk

Ever since scientists first found acrylamide†in food in 2002, concerns about its dangerous effects have grown -- specifically, it's been linked to an increased risk of cancer. The primary use of ac…

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Halve Your Salt Intake: It Could Save Your Life

Don't take this advice with a pinch of salt. The Center for Science in the Public Interest estimates that more than 100,000 lives could be saved in the United States every year if people cut down t…

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