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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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5 Foods That Can Be Surprisingly Inflammatory

Just because a food is generally regarded as healthy, that doesn’t mean it is necessarily the right choice for YOU. Here are 5 foods that are often considered smart choices that may actually contribut…

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8 Unexpected Habits for a Longer Life

If your goal is to live a long, healthy life, there are a few basic rules you should live by — like eating well, not smoking, exercising, and avoiding inherently dangerous activities like swimming wit…

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Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…

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7 Spices with Major Health Benefits

Spices are a great thing to have in your pantry. They have the ability to turn a healthy, slightly bland meal into a nutritious flavor explosion. What's even better, many spices are really great for y…

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This Easy, Delicious Dish Contains 7 Cancer-Fighting Ingredients

This tasty dish features a whopping seven cancer-fighting ingredients. Kidney beans are full of potassium and magnesium, and they help reduce bad LDL cholesterol as well as fight heart disease. Best o…

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4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don’t really work, or at least haven’t been proven to work. However, there are some exceptions to this. In fact, a few supplements are so effective that they are comparable to pharm…

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The 5 Most Important Dietary Rules

There is so much contradicting dietary advice out there, it can be hard to navigate what is true and what isn’t. Eat breakfast. Don’t eat breakfast. Ditch carbs. Become vegan. Who’s right? The truth i…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup and pasta is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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2 Quick & Zesty Chutneys That Fight Off Cold & Flu

 In Northern India, where I live, most meals are incomplete without a side of chutney or pickle. Growing up, I took the chutneys on our table for granted, liberally spooning them on to my plate or sco…

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Swimming is great, although no for weight loss, since the cold water tends to force your body to hol…

Interesting article,been using almond milk for a while now,surprised at this but will carry on.

Too funny, thanks for sharing