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Switchel: The Sports Drink You’ve Never Heard of

If you’ve ever searched for a healthier, natural version of your favorite sports drink, you’re in luck. No, not coconut water — switchel. Switchel is the healthy, tasty, power-boosting beverage you’ve…

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A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk

It's no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition…

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5 Most Addictive & Unhealthy Foods

We all eat unhealthy foods... sometimes. But to be addicted is another story. Some foods are a losing battle, as their chemical composition urges you to eat and crave more and more, loading on the …

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Adventures In Maple Sugaring

Lately, we've been having cold (below freezing) nights and warm (above freezing) days -- the exact conditions needed for maple sugaring. The change in temperature is what makes the sap rise and spill …

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19 Sugars & Sweeteners: Which Are Healthy?

Will the REAL FOOD Sugar Please Stand Up? I love sweet things. As a child I was addicted to white sugar and this caused many health problems. This is one reason that at Real Food for Life I am …

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Tropical-Style Baked Apples

Healthy, inexpensive, and seasonal, apples are a great ally in winter, but this exotic version of the classic baked apple will help you beat the winter blahs with its divine combination of tropical sp…

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I have what I call a "veganish" diet. I started using maple syrup and love it. Haven't bought hone…

Vinu..... YOUR credibility is still at issue and I am NOT going to look into anything you say. You d…

Interesting article. Inflammation sometimes appears to be somewhat like death or taxes as it often a…

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Diet is not one size fits all. I have to severely limit spinach and kale because I am on warfarin. …