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31 Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men (next to skin cancer), so it’s no surprise that an increasing number of men are worried about this serious condition. But a new study published …

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Is MSG Really All That Bad?

For a naturally occurring compound, MSG gets a bad rap. Monosodium glutamate, a common flavor enhancer associated with the sense of umami, has been blamed for causing asthma, digestive distress, obesi…

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5 Foods That Are Healthier Cooked

You'd be forgiven if you thought that raw is always healthier than cooked. For many fruits and vegetables that's certainly the case, but it's not always the case. Cooking some vegetables actually brea…

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Healthy Tips For Preparing and Eating Tomatoes

Tomatoes are divinely delicious and great for our health!  They help us burn fat, reduce the risk of heart and cancer and can cause our skin and hair to naturally glow. It is therefore good to know…

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6 Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Your body loves the immense health benefits of tomatoes—even if the only way you're enjoying them is in a hearty tomato sauce or refreshing juice. Tomatoes help keep your heart healthy and prevent can…

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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades, …

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8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

Too heavy on the booze last night? While some people swear by some spiked coffee and a greasy diner breakfast, there are actually healthy foods that can help you overcome a hangover faster. The next t…

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Why You Should Snack on Bruschetta: 7 Healthy Reasons

A hunk of Italian bread brushed with oil, rubbed with garlic, topped with juicy tomatoes, sprinkled with basil leaves: bruschetta is more than an appetizer; it is truly a slice of good health. Rarely…

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Caprese Jar Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 1 pint ripe grape tomatoes 1/4 cup fruity extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 red be…

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Roasted Rosemary Savory Vegetables

Simple to make and wonderful to eat –and great to serve at any dinner!  You can substitute any vegetables that you like, use sweet potatoes instead of Yukon gold or yellow squash instead of zucchini. …

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