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Fruit Salad in a Jar

Here is an idea that kids will love when on a road trip: mixed fruit in a jar. Combine any type of cut-up fruit in a jar, chill and toss in the car. A couple hours will give the fruit time to warm and…

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5 Important Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vital water-soluble nutrient that helps the body fight environmental damage, helps wounds heal, and can protect us from certain cancers. Here are some useful facts that will help you ge…

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5 Delicious Desserts That Boost Your Health

I have an irrepressible sweet tooth. For years, it would make its presence felt every evening, just after dinner, and I would crave a sweet bite. If nothing healthy was available, I would drift toward…

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4 Common Foods You Should Eat With the Peel On

We don’t often think about this, but just like us, plants also have to combat environmental stress. To protect themselves from the constant onslaught of the elements, they concentrate most of their he…

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4 Revitalizing Fruit Teas for a Tiring Day

Most coffee shops in Delhi, where I live, have ‘iced tea’ on the menu. They all sound inviting—Berry Blast, Peach Bliss etc. But each time they arrive, I feel a tinge of disappointment—they are coolin…

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13 Foods That Fight Allergies

There are many naturally-occurring plant compounds called phytonutrients that assist with allergies. The main ones include: anthocyanin, curcumin, hesperetin, and quercetin in your diet. Don’t worry a…

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Fruit Juices: Don’t Let the “Pure” Label Fool You

Can you believe anything big corporations tell you these days...especially if it has to do with healthy, natural food?  Recent media attention is shining a harsh light on the use of "pure" to describe…

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15 Fresh Ways to Use Citrus (Slideshow)

  Facebook’s got a dubious facelift... the recession refuses to ebb. While the world goes bananas, why not soak your spirits in oranges and lemons?! Ever since citrus fruit burst on the scene …

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The Not So Sunny Side of Conventional OJ

On a recent especially humid and hot day, I found myself standing in front of a relatives fridge desperately looking for something to address my thirst and my need for something cool to throw down my …

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Orange Peels Could Float Florida in Ethanol

Okay, not really float the whole state, but Dr. Henry Daniell, a professor of genetic engineering at the University of Central Florida, believes orange peels alone could be used to produce 200 million…

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