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7 Spices with Major Health Benefits

Spices are a great thing to have in your pantry. They have the ability to turn a healthy, slightly bland meal into a nutritious flavor explosion. What's even better, many spices are really great for y…

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5 Spices That Are The Most Powerful Antioxidants

Spices are a rich source of polyphenols, which means we should all be eating more of them. Polyphenols are powerful anti-oxidants that neutralize the free radicals formed by constant sun exposure and …

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Cucumber Salad with Herbs

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 8 small lemon cucumbers or 3 English cucumbers, peeled, seeded…

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Salmonella in Your Spice Rack?

In the past there have been rampant salmonella outbreaks in lettuce, sprouts, and even peanut butter, but now it’s time to be wary of a surprising source -- your spice rack. In a recently published st…

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Health Benefits of Oil & Water

Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Are you dealing with aches and pains?  Or maybe you are dealing with anxiety or digestive problems. Whatever your ailments may be, Wendy Cuba-Danca is providing some na…

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Herbal Remedies: Prevent Illness, Boost Energy, Fight Stress

It's the depths of winter, and if your office is anything like mine, that means a cacophony of coughs and sniffles and many empty desks as entire departments succumb to colds and flus. It may also mea…

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4 Natural Antibiotics

When it comes to antibacterial agents, natural medicine really shines.  While there are hundreds of natural antibiotics of varying degrees of strength, here are some of my faves: Oregano Oil—The Ki…

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