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Energy Drink Slashes Belly Fat by 77%

Forget Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, and the other so-called “Energy Drinks” that line the refrigerators at every convenience store these days.  Not only are they loaded with stimulants, most are usua…

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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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7 Reasons to Eat More Beets

It seems that people either love beets or they hate them. I, personally, am in the LOVE BEETs camp. I still remember the first time I ate them as a child. I wanted them every day after that. Whether y…

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Which Vegetables Are Healthier Cooked?

In response to my Care2 post #1 Anticancer Vegetable, there was a great question about whether it's better to eat garlic raw or cooked. It appears the secret to maintaining the anti-cancer effects of …

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For the Love of Purple Kale

by Lorene Sauro, RHN, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on Allthingshealing.com Kale is one of the best leafy green vegetables, considered a star amongst healthy-eaters. It is loaded with nutrients…

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12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries

1.  Catechins found in blueberries activate fat-burning genes in abdominal fat cells to assist with weight loss, and belly fat loss in particular.  According to research at Tufts University, regularly…

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More Cancer-Killing Compounds Found in Green Tea

Green tea has long been studied for its anti-cancer effects with positive results.  But, new research published in the journal Cancer Science found there are two more reasons to drink green tea. Ma…

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Nutrient Effective for Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Heart Disease

More and more research is stacking up on the healing properties of resveratrol.  Primarily found in grapes and blueberries, this powerful plant nutrient has been found to be an effective antioxidant t…

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Comfort Food for Your Brain

By Mark Hyman, MD. Experience Life Silent Suffering Our society is experiencing an epidemic of brain problems depression, anxiety, memory loss, brain fog, attention-deficit disorder (or ADD), …

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Anti-Cancer Shopping List

By Melissa Breyer, Senior Editor, Healthy & Green Living We hear a lot of advice on what to do to avoid cancer--and with around 1,444,920 new cases of cancer a year, according to the American C…

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