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Healthy & Delicious Raita Recipes

Thick, creamy and good for your health, yogurt lends itself to a variety of delicious dishes. At my home, we make many varieties of "raita" —yogurt mixed with vegetables or fruit. Here is one of my…

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Eat 9 Walnuts a Day to Keep Stress at Bay

Walnuts are a wonder nut, that offer almost too many health benefits to count. Here is a quick list: Walnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. These compound…

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

You’ve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat you’ll burn or whether…

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10 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Walnuts (And Live Longer)

I am nuts about walnuts. Besides enjoying them raw, I like to pop them into everything from salads to cakes, and the results are always delicious. It is wonderful to know that walnuts are among the mo…

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5 Easy & Healthy Upgrades for Your Salads

Bored with your regular platter of lettuce, tomato and cucumber? How about adding more color, texture, flavor and nutrition value to your salads with these simple additions: Brown rice: Toss in ¼ t…

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The Irresistible Diet That Can Save Your Heart

Imagine being able to eat the world’s tastiest food, and getting rewarded with a happy heart for it? Rejoice! A daily diet that allows you to enjoy more olive oil, nuts, cheese, fruit, and wine has no…

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Valentine’s Day Heart-Healing Superfoods

Forget the budget-busting exotic superfoods, these heart-healing superfoods are readily available and affordable.  Some may be as close as your backyard.  Here are my picks: Almonds—Skip the unheal…

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7 Foods for Winter Blues

Winter’s gray days and long nights can leave you feeling tired and unmotivated. Whether you struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder or you’re just a little down, head to your pantry for a pick-me-up…

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Let’s face it:  the holidays may be beautiful, nostalgic and lovely, but they are also stressful.  Most of us feel like our days are full but during the holidays we pack in more baking, shopping, gift…

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7 ‘Tis the Season Superfoods

When it comes to food, it’s hard to beat the holiday season. There are as many decadent and delicious foods throughout the season as there are gifts. Let’s face it: few holiday foods are healthy. Here…

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a nice mix of ingredients, all tasty and healthy. Thank you for posting.

Mac C. Mac C.
on Ruby Red Slaw
7 minutes ago

One of my favorite spices.