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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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Top 3 Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs and Cats

Your dog or cat may be curious about the pumpkins sitting on your front porch. It's already Halloween, and your pumpkin may be beautifully carved, but might also be collecting bacteria. While it's bes…

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Pumpkin Seed Brittle (Recipe)

  Don't know what to do with all of those pumpkin seeds? Sure, you can snack on them, but why not take the seeds to the next level? Try out this fantastic recipe for pumpkin seed brittle, usin…

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7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…

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5 Halloween Superfoods

While you might be hoping that candy and chocolate make the cut for Halloween superfoods, sorry they don’t.  After eating all the high-sugar, empty calories from Halloween you might want to eat some r…

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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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13 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are the only seed that is alkaline-forming; in this world of highly acidic diets, that is a very good thing. Pumpkin seeds taste so good that I add them to many of my meals. They are …

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4 Essential Alkaline Recipes

Having a balanced alkaline/acid diet is critical for optimum health. With proper balance in your body, you can look forward to: Elastic, youthful skin. Deeper, more restful sleep. Abundant …

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8 Thanksgiving Superfoods

If you choose wisely, Thanksgiving doesn't have to mean a heavy, less-than-healthy meal.  Here are my picks for the best traditional Thanksgiving superfoods: Apples—We’ve all heard the adage, “an a…

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Winter Squash and Pumpkin: Part of the Gourd Family

With Halloween around the corner, it's time for pumpkins and winter varieties of squash. Both the pumpkin and the squash are members of the gourd family or the Cucurbitaceae family. While we often …

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