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The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart Disease

When I think of autumn, Thanksgiving, and the holidays I think of cinnamon. Who doesn’t love the aroma of cinnamon wafting through the air?  The real deal, that is, not the fake “holiday spice,” chemi…

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What Can Blood Tell You About Your Health? (Infographic)

While you may think of a blood test as nothing more than an annoying annual formality, there's a lot more that you can learn from your blood, as long as you know the right questions to ask it. This…

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The Heart-Healthy Mix of Fat and Spice

Americans just can’t seem to find that crucial equilibrium when it comes to eating a diet of healthful and enjoyable foods. We have become adherents to the idea of nutritionism, a reductionist concept…

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Raw Corn and Avocado Salad

by Andrea D'Amore, Assistant Editor of Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com Being that this recipe is entirely raw, you get all of the valuable vitamins, nutrients and enzymes that are a part o…

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Triglycerides as Important as Cholesterol

Q: My cholesterol levels are okay, but my triglycerides are off the charts. Does one balance the other? A: Unfortunately, no. Triglycerides, a type of fat found in your bloodstream, haven't gotte…

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