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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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25 Vegan Sources for Protein

If you've been vegan for any length of time, there's a pretty good chance that someone's asked you the ubiquitous question, "How do you get enough protein?" It's a common misconception that you need a…

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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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What is Really in Your Pet’s Commercial Food?

Love 'Em Like Family, Feed 'Em Like Family: What is Really in Your Pet's Commercial Food? by Jonathan Reynolds, Contributor to Animals & Pets on All Things Healing If dogs and cats were capabl…

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Are You A Carboholic? How To Break the Addiction

By Monica Wilcox Excuse me, are you going to eat your dinner roll? This was the running topic of dinner conversation during my college years. Not, “Have you studied up on Pavlov’s theory?” or “H…

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5 Sources for Meat-Free Protein

Wanting to incorporate more meatless meals into your diet, but you're worried about not getting enough protein? Here are some plant-based protein sources and a few ways to prepare each one! We'…

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