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12 Proven Benefits of Avocado

The avocado is an extremely unique †fruit. Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies show that it has powerful beneficial effects on health…

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How to Cope When Your Child Goes Vegan

The announcement that your teen (or tween) is going vegan can come as a bombshell. You may worry that a vegan lifestyle will lead to poor nutrition, skyrocketing grocery bills, the end of cozy family …

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The Truth About Fats & Oils

Are you confused about fats and oils in your diet? There a common diet trend that eliminates fats for weight loss and health. Eliminating dietary fats is not good for the body. We need dietary …

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

Youíve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat youíll burn or whether…

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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Photo Courtesy of:† Thinkstock/iStockphoto Some foods have been promoted as "healthy," when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples.† Here's an expansion on…

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What Healthy Fats Do For Dessert Lovers

Those buttercream-topped cupcakes and caramel-infused lattes are especially hard to resist this time of year, even though we know sugar contributes to a host of health problems, from obesity to cancer…

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10 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

If you throw away the seeds when you carve your next pumpkin you might want to reconsider, particularly after trying freshly roasted seeds. But they donít just taste great, these seeds support superb …

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How to Keep Cut Avocados Fresh for a Week (Video)

By Jerry James Stone, TreeHugger We all love avocados, right? Right! So there is nothing worse than losing half of this tasty, yet expensive, fruit to a few days in the refrigerator. See, t…

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14 Foods that Fight Inflammation and Pain

Some of the best healing remedies to overcome inflammation also taste fabulous (I canít say that about any prescription medications). Plus, foods wonít cause the nasty side effects common to most pain…

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Omega-3 and Depression

A fish a day will keep the psychiatrist away. Maybe not exactly, but see how Omega-3s, found in coldwater fish, can help treat symptoms of depression.…

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