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Do You Need Fish Oil for a Healthy Heart?

Do you take fish oil to support heart health? New research shows that plant-based omega 3s may be just as good at protecting your ticker. This is good news for vegans and vegetarians looking for om…

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What the Flax? Why You Need This Superseed, and What to Do With It

As America grapples with its obesity epidemic and other diet-driven health problems, interest in healthy plant-based eating continues to rise. Whether you're transitioning to a vegan diet and looking …

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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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Purslane: Is Gandhi’s Favorite Food In Your Yard?

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea, P. sativa) is a member of the Portulacaceae Family and also known as wild portulaca and verdolaga. It is thought that the genus name, Portulaca is from the Latin porto an…

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Top 3 Skin Stressors

By Eliza Thomas, Experience Life Considering that each of us is covered in a dozen or more pounds of the stuff, it's surprising how little thought we give to our skin's essential role in the dr…

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Build a Better Brain

By Sandra Kettle, Experience Life For all the thinking we do with the brain, we rarely think about it. The 3-pound mass of crevices and folds is always out of sight -- and too often out of mind. …

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Simplifying Supplements

By Carmel Wroth, Ode Magazine Studies have repeatedly shown that the typical Western diet corresponds to higher risks of heart disease, cancer and other chronic conditions, such as diabetes. Br…

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Omega-3s and Cooking

Q: Does cooking decrease the amount of healthy Omega 3s in foods? A: I'm glad to hear that you are working to increase the amounts of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet. There is substantial evidenc…

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