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Your Cravings: Decoded

What do you crave?† The saltiness of potato chips, the cool creaminess of ice cream, or the rich flavor of chocolate?† Whatever youíre longing for, it may be your bodyís way of letting you know youíre…

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11 Detox Tips for a Super Spring Cleanse

Spring is almost here. It is the perfect time to do a detox, particularly after we've been breathing in poor indoor air quality, had less sunlight, and perhaps gotten less activity than usual.† Detoxi…

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Top 12 Detox Superfoods

Even if you don't plan on doing a detox program, your health will benefit from adding more detox superfoods to your daily diet. There are many great superfoods with detoxifying properties, but here ar…

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10 Essentials for a Successful Detox

It's that time of year again when people try to† make up for their dietary misgivings during the holidays.† More and more people are turning to detoxifying as a way to jump start their health for grea…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Juices

Who doesn't love a glass of fresh juice on a hot summer day? These three recipes are not only thirst-quenching and delicious, they're also cleansing and healing. Enjoy! Body Cooler This delici…

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Are Pesticides Making You Sick and Fat?

An apple a day might have kept the doctor away prior to the industrialization of food growing and preparation.† Unless itís a pesticide-free apple, not only is todayís apple not sufficient to keep the…

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7 Reasons to Eat More Beets

It seems that people either love beets or they hate them. I, personally, am in the LOVE BEETs camp. I still remember the first time I ate them as a child. I wanted them every day after that. Whether y…

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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 youíre not already en…

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15 Ways to Boost Your Liver for Great Health

Your liver must perform over 500 functions, making it potentially one of the most overburdened organs in your body.† Our modern lifestyle, replete with air pollution, food additives and high amounts o…

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Are You Getting Enough of the Heart-Health Mineral?

Before you pop that calcium supplement you might want to consider the importance of its partner mineral, magnesium.† Excessive amounts of one mineral can decrease absorption of another.† Thatís import…

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