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5 Spices That Are The Most Powerful Antioxidants

Spices are a rich source of polyphenols, which means we should all be eating more of them. Polyphenols are powerful anti-oxidants that neutralize the free radicals formed by constant sun exposure and …

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Mushrooms with Red Wine and Thyme (Recipe)

  Just as perfect for Thanksgiving as it is for a quick weekend night, you can, and should, make this one day ahead. That extra day really lets the flavors meld. Ingredients: 1 Cup heav…

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10 Great Twists on Lemonade (Slideshow)

  Ah, lemonade -- what's more delightful than this summertime treat? Nothing beats the freshness of homemade, and getting to determine your own perfect ratio of lemon-sugar-water is ideal. But…

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Jamie Oliver on Kitchen Herbs (Video)

You don’t have to be a master chef to make simple foods taste great. Jamie Oliver discusses how to spice up your home cooking with just a few fresh herbs (and a bit of cheeky humor!). Be sure to tun…

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Luteolin: Memory Protector

Remember to eat your green bell and hot chile peppers. Research shows that they'll help you to remember in return. A 2010 University of Illinois study funded by the National Institutes of Health fo…

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Homemade Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Blue Cheese and Thyme

By Jerry James Stone, Planet Green It's no secret, we love pizza. In fact, Americans eat 350 slices of pizza every second! But now there's a reason to eat a lot more. You won't need any fancy…

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5 Cancer-Fighting Garden Herbs

Oh, the lovely bounty of nature. As the weather warms, home gardeners around the country are able to look no further than their backyard for flavorful herbs to add that farmstead layer of taste to the…

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Cozy Braised Roots

I'm a one-trick pony when it comes to root vegetables: I'm a roaster. But a pile of caramelized, albeit kind of dry, roasted root chunks never quite seems like a reasonable main course, no matter how …

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Helpful Herbs for Detoxification

When you think of it, the need to detox is usually to give support to the all-important organs, the liver and the kidneys. Here are some ideas from The Herbal Home Remedy Book for foraging or growing …

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Tea Tree and Thyme Healing Tonic

Holiday parties with a cold, gift-wrapping with the flu—this is no time to get sick. If only there was a spray we could use to combat cold and flu bugs. Oh wait, there is! Try this simple to make, all…

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