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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

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Are You Getting Enough Potassium?

What is potassium and what does it do for you? Potassium is an essential mineral found in every cell in the body. It has a strong relationship with sodium, calcium, and magnesium. Maintai…

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Black Death? Why You Should Take It Easy On That Licorice

From the “Sucks to be over 40 file”: Halloween is upon us, and this means several things for parents. Besides last minutes costume adjustments for demanding children it also means attempting to ste…

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Fabulous Garlicky Basil Dressing

About Garlicky Basil Dressing by Andrea D'Amore, Editor of Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com This recipe gives me a chance to reiterate a point I was trying to make to some friends the other…

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The Truth About Salt

Insidious health threat, or innocent flavor enhancer? Take a closer look at the planet's tastiest mineral By Maria Masters, Men's Health America has declared war on salt. The nutrition militia…

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Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

With many people lacking health and its insurance we can remember ancient folk wisdom that served our ancestors! Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used apple cider vinegar as an internal cle…

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Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

Some foods are fun to eat, and watermelon is definitely one of them.  That triangular wedge of bright red/white/green, sweet juiciness forbids us to take life too seriously and shouts, "SUMMER!!!" As …

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Nettles for Vitality

The leaves and stems of stinging nettles are rich in iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, iodine, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and the B-complex vitamins, and have long been used in northern climes to im…

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