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Surprising Nutrient Deficiency Linked to Osteoporosis

When most people think of osteoporosis, they assume it is caused by a calcium deficiency.  While there’s no doubt that calcium plays a role in the disease, the incidence of osteoporosis is highest in …

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5 Summer-Perfect Chilled Soups

By Dana Shultz for Diets In Review | Photo by Dana Shultz It's no secret that it's hot out there right now. Even as I sit and type this article there's a rim of sweat crowning my hairline, hard ear…

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4 Cooling Watermelon Recipes

In the summer time when the weather's fine, We've got watermelon on our mind! Here are 4 quick easy ways to get this delicious powerfood into your body where it belongs. Hopefully they will subst…

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Watermelon Health Benefits & Tips

Everyone loves a big piece of thirst-quenching watermelon on a hot day; it is so refreshing.  I love watermelon and can easily eat a quarter of one in one sitting! "When one has tasted watermelon, he…

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The Fruit That Works Like Viagra

Here's a stimulating study: researchers at Texas A&M University found that watermelon may have similar effects as Viagra.  The scientists credit a variety of ingredients that collectively stimulat…

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7 Summer Recipes for Drinking Your Fruit

I'm pretty much solely a water drinker. I love its taste, the obvious benefits, and the feeling of constant hydration. I'll admit it can get a little boring sometimes, especially in the heat of the su…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Melons

Cantaloupe for Healthy Eyes The orange color gives away some of this fruit’s healing ability. One cup of cantaloupe contains enough beta-carotene to provide your full daily intake of vitamin A. Bet…

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Watermelon Punch in Watermelon Bowl (Recipe)

  Rather than simply slicing up a watermelon for your 4th of July celebration, why not add a fun twist on this summertime treat? This watermelon punch recipe is super easy to make and super ea…

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5 Ways to Savor the Flavors of Summer

There’s only one thing in my mind that rivals the warmth and fun of summer: the taste of summer. Fresh ripe berries, summer squash, right-off-the-vine tomatoes—not much compares to these magnificently…

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Watermelon & Arugula Salad (Recipe)

  What barbecue is complete without a big bowl of fresh watermelon slices? This, though, can be both a blessing and a curse -- with a summer stuffed full of outdoor grilling, the ubiquitous tr…

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