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Three Melon Fruit Salad (Recipe)

  It's hard not to be reminded that summer is coming to an end. But it's not over yet -- melon season is still in full swing! Embrace these last few weeks with this refreshing melon salad. Per…

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Purslane: A Healthy Fresh Summer Green

At Gardenista, we recently asked New York photographer and nutritionist Rebecca Baust of The Daily Muse to hit the greenmarkets in search of one of our favorite edible greens: purslane. In a genius …

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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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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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