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Edamame Bean Spread

Have you ever wondered what to do with the bags of frozen bean pods in your supermarket's freezer? One bag says "in the pod" and the other contains the shelled beans. Known as Edamame, they are the im…

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To Soy or Not to Soy?

Almost everybody these days has an opinion about soy. One person touts soy’s incredible health properties and phytonutrients, while an­other indicates that soy is harmful to your health. What’s a pers…

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Scary Health Effects of GM Foods

Dr. Don Huber is an expert in an area of science that relates to the toxicity of genetically engineered (GE) foods. (Alternative terms for GE foods include genetically modified (GM), or "GMO" for g…

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The Hidden Dangers of GM Foods

Photo Courtesy Of:  Digital Vision/Thinkstock When deciding what's healthy and what's not, it pays to take note of what the actual experts are saying, as opposed to just listening to industry propaga…

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Drug Made From Soybeans Could Halt Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Northwestern University have found that genistein, a natural chemical found in soy, inhibits prostate cancer cells from becoming metastatic and spreading to other parts of the body. …

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Does Soy Grow on Trees?

Due to its high nutritional value, soy foods continue to gain popularity in the market place. Much of this interest has focused on soybean products for people looking to cut down or eliminate animal p…

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Omega-3s and Cooking

Q: Does cooking decrease the amount of healthy Omega 3s in foods? A: I'm glad to hear that you are working to increase the amounts of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet. There is substantial evidenc…

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Food Synergy: 5 Dynamic Duos for Healing

If you knew that cherries and alfalfa sprouts together could lower your cholesterol, would you try to make up a dish that worked with them both? A salad with sprouts and cherries could work. Here are …

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