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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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Polenta with Sweet Peppers

Fall is on its way, which makes it the perfect time to share this warm and comforting dish. We like to make the polenta creamy almost like the texture of grits. Sauté 1 cup chopped onions ½ red…

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Quinoa Cakes

These cakes are delicious and not hard to make. They’re good plain or with the pesto sauce on top (see sauce recipe at bottom).  Adding avocados, or salsa, is tasty, too! 4 eggs, well beaten ½ c…

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4 Vegetables You Can Plant Now For A Fall Harvest

The cooler weather and shorter days of fall don't have to mean the end of the harvest from your garden. If you plant some of these classic root crops now, you can still enjoy fresh homegrown produce w…

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11 Vegetarian Snacks To Help You Avoid The Vending Machine

Oreos may be vegan, but that doesn’t mean you should reach for the cookies when you need an afternoon snack. There are many healthier options that are also delicious. Here are a bunch of ideas to insp…

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Which Foods to Eat & Avoid to Prevent Late-Age Vision Loss

So, you are hit by a post-lunch sugar craving. Which of these are you more likely to choose? ...Be honest.   OR If you chose the orange slices, you could safely skip this post. But if ri…

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Italian Spinach Salad and Crispy Eggplant

Simple and delicious, this salad is super as a side or just on its own. The softness of the baby spinach goes well with the creaminess of the Caesar and the crunch of the sunflower seeds. Italia…

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7 Foods You Should Splurge On

1. Coffee Grocery shopping is a tough balancing act. On one hand, you want to buy the freshest and highest quality food, but on the other, you’ve got to keep the grocery bill to a minimum. There ar…

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The Million Dollar Question: Can Washing Conventional Produce Make It As Pure As Organic?

It's the question everyone wants an answer to: Does washing conventional produce really remove its pesticide residues? Organic is said to be the healthiest choice for diners young and old, but it’…

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15 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Veggies and Enjoy Them, Too

Most of us need little convincing that vegetables are essential to good health. Even so, here is a quick recap on their nutritional importance, as stated by the United States Department of Agriculture…

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The study indicated they were getting 280 g/day. Would be interested in a followup to this.

Thanks for sharing

Interesting, thanks!