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Everything You Ever Need to Know About Kale

Eat More Kale! The fervent consumption of kale has recently grown into a cult-like following. Odds are you know someone who swears by kaleís immense health benefits and tastiness. Persuaded by their h…

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8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You donít need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.† With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

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Alternative Medicine: Old Knowledge, Future Cures

Do you remember that saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? That must have been coined in the era before Big Pharma and the Insurance Industry started sleeping together. Somewhere along th…

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Carotenoids Show Promise for Cancer

Carotenoids are a group of phytonutrients that provide the yellow-orange-red pigments found in foods like carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots, mangoes, pumpkin, tomatoes, papaya, peaches, squash, and ot…

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Ayurvedic Nutrition

In Maharishi Ayurveda (Sanskrit--Ayus "life," and Veda "knowledge" or "science," hence "the science of life" or "the knowledge of life span"), a balanced diet does not revolve around fats, carbohydr…

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5 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

It has been an extra sickly flu season for a lot of the folks in my life, and I bet that a lot of you are battling the wintertime ick, as well. With more cold weather on the way in a lot of the northe…

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Snack Your Way to a Slimmer You

Few people believe me when I tell them that eating more often will help them lose weight. I'm sure images of buffets and junk food pop into their mind. But, eating a healthy snack every two to three h…

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Why You Need Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 goes by the alias thiamine, but your body pretty much just calls it "energy." It's found in whole grains, brown rice, fortified breads, dried fruits, and green leafy vegetables. Watch this…

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Would You Inject Your Vitamins?

My father scoffed at the practice of taking vitamins. He would routinely admonish us when we asked for them, and would in turn say, ďAll the vitamins a person needs could, and should, be gotten from f…

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Why You Need Vitamin C

Vitamin C (found in broccoli, bell pepper, oranges, papaya, cauliflower, and more) is responsible for the growth and repair of tissue in all parts of your body. Watch this for a quick tip on how it he…

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