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9 Health Benefits of Almonds

Do you know how beneficial almonds are for your health? Almonds are my favorite nut. Most mornings I add 7 to 10 almonds to my breakfast.  Almonds are tasty and nutritious as most people will agree…

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8 Health Benefits of Asparagus

It is asparagus season and that means it is spring! "Keep bees and grow asparagus, watch the tides and listen to the wind instead of the politicians ...if you want to live the good life." - Miriam…

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10 Health Benefits of Mangos

(written by Randy Fritz) Mangos taste so good that people forget they are also healthy!  Discover how the "king of fruits" can help you, plus learn fascinating trivia facts and a few mango cautions…

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Bananas: Fun Facts About the Superfood

By Randy Fritz Bananas are healthy for you and that's a good thing since they are the most popular fruit in North America. Everyone loves bananas. There are more songs, jokes and and silliness with…

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Pears: Gift of the Gods

Homer, famous author of the Odyessy, called pears "gift of the gods." That was in 800 B.C. Thousands of years before and thousands of years later, there are many (including me) who would agree. Did…

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The Health Benefits of Cranberries

Cranberries are also called "bounceberries" because they bounce when ripe. Only three fruits – the blueberry, the Concord grape and the cranberry (all powerfoods) – can trace their roots to North A…

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Pumpkin: The Magical Powerfood

Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana Herrington of Real Food For Life. Pumpkins are Big! Pumpkins are Tasty! Pumpkins are Healthy! Pumpkins are Magic? Everyone loves pumpkins, w…

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Fall Harvest Borscht

Borscht is the best way to get healthy powerfood beets filled with beta-carotenes and minerals into our diet. It is quick to cook, easy to vary, and enjoyed by everyone, even children. This is …

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Why I Love Zucchini

I love zucchini - it is one of my favorite vegetables. It is sweet, easy and quick to cook. When I was very ill I could only eat 12 foods. Zucchini was one of those 12 foods. One benefit of zuc…

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10 Reasons to Eat an Apple a Day

Find out why the common apple has uncommonly huge health benefits, and how to best enjoy them. Your mom didn’t use the term powerfood but she knew about apples. "An apple a day keeps the docto…

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