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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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4 Reasons Your Body Loves Flaxseed

Flaxseeds have been cultivated for their health benefits for 5,000 years. They've been around for ages, but only in the last few decades has nutritional science realized just how good they are fo…

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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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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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Pastured, Omega-3, & Conventional Eggs: What’s The Difference?

I love eggs and eat 3-4 of them for breakfast, every single day. I don't lose sleep over it, because research shows that they are good for my health. But depending on what the hens themselves at…

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4 Powerful Foods That Guard Your Heart

Warnings about foods that harm your heart abound: fried potatoes, greasy burgers, cream-rich pasta... But here's a look at four fabulous foods that do your heart a world of good. The great thing is, t…

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Does Fish Oil Really Boost Prostate Cancer?

On July 10, 2013, the media jumped on news that too much fish oil might boost prostate cancer risk. As someone who has studied the many benefits of fish oil for many years, my alarm bells went off. Th…

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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.† And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.† Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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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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