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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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Peppermint Brownie Cookies (Recipe)

  Feeling nuttty? Swap almond extract for peppermint extract, and chopped pistachios for crushed candy canes! Chocolate 'Brownie' Thins with Chopped Pistachios. Ingredients: 2 Ounces…

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10 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Walnuts (And Live Longer)

I am nuts about walnuts. Besides enjoying them raw, I like to pop them into everything from salads to cakes, and the results are always delicious. It is wonderful to know that walnuts are among the mo…

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The Irresistible Diet That Can Save Your Heart

Imagine being able to eat the world’s tastiest food, and getting rewarded with a happy heart for it? Rejoice! A daily diet that allows you to enjoy more olive oil, nuts, cheese, fruit, and wine has no…

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7 Super Reasons to Love Almond Butter

What is almond butter? It’s just almonds, blended in a food processor. Add a little honey and sea salt for taste, and you have a spoonful of heaven, that’s also really good for you! In my opinion, …

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Chocolate Fruit Bars

Recipe: Chocolate Bars From: Stefan Bloom at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! This is one of my favorite desserts. You can change it up any way you’d like by adding dif…

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Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?

There are a variety of healthier fruit and nut bars on the market now that boast dried fruit as a primary ingredient. Dried fruit is calorically dense, though. Should we be concerned that eating such …

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Olive Oil Will Extend Your Life

  Want to improve your health and even live longer? Don't skimp on those healthy fats! A Mediterranean diet, modified to include plenty of olive oil and nuts, has been shown to lower your …

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Go Nuts for Breast Cancer Prevention

That Black Women’s Health Study I profiled in my last Care2 column Prevent Breast Cancer by Any Greens Necessary was out of Boston University. Across the Charles River, the Harvard Nurse’s Health Stud…

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