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10 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

If you throw away the seeds when you carve your next pumpkin you might want to reconsider, particularly after trying freshly roasted seeds. But they don’t just taste great, these seeds support superb …

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Improve Your Digestion To Lose Weight

Do you feel bloated or tired at the end of a meal? This may be the result of a conflict in your digestive system. Our foods should agree with each other, rather than be in conflict. You may find…

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Vegetarians Don’t Get Enough Protein: Myth or Fact?

Vegetarians often hear from their flesh-eating friends that they're not getting enough protein. Guess what, even average vegetarians may eat TOO much protein. Another nutrition myth busted!…

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10 Health Benefits of Peas

Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana Herrington at Real Food For Life. Many people think peas are just a poor man's meat or a cheap restaurant side dish that puts 'green' on your plate. …

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Secret to Youth: Elderly Bees?

Could observations of bee behavior help us develop new, non-drug treatments for age-related dementia? A new study from Arizona State University, published in the journal Experimental Gerontology, s…

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Rice & Beans: Perfect Protein or Myth?

Last month Sean Hannity, conservative FOX TV personality, made an interesting comment about the state of hunger and nutrition in the United States. The context was Hannity defending prompts from a cal…

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Is Your Protein Powder Toxic?

Written by Randy Fritz When Consumer Reports found dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals in protein shakes, they raised some important questions: 1. Is my protein powder toxic? 2. Is protein p…

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10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts

Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, it’s time to consider adding sprouts to your diet. Here…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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An Easy, Yummy Way to Prepare Nutritious Quinoa

I usually have some quinoa in my pantry—and for a long time, I used it as a base for different kinds of salads, adding veggies, crumbled cheese, olive oil, herbs and seasonings. I still enjoy quinoa s…

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