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Nourishing, Comforting Porridge With Fruit & Nuts

Fight off the sniffles and give "comfort food" a new and healthy meaning with this wonderful, warm porridge—a luscious treat for a January evening. Current scientific evidence indicates that whole …

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Mushroom-Freekeh Casserole (Recipe)

This is comfort food at its finest -- and, perhaps, its healthiest. Keep warm this winter with a satisfying mushroom and freekeh casserole. Don't have freekeh? Don't worry! Try quinoa, brown rice or b…

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7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet

While many people steer clear of whole grains, they'd do well to give them a second look. The average person eats refined grain products like white flour and white rice and avoids whole grains like t…

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15 Healthy & Unique Whole Grain Breakfasts

  By now, you probably know all of the benefits of whole grains: a decreased risk of certain types of cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, just to name a few. But are you really ge…

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7 Biggest Diet Myths (Slideshow)

  When it comes to dieting, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. Is low-carb the way to go? Should I only eat during certain hours? Should I cut out this or that? Sometimes it seems like t…

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10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

Who doesn’t want to become smarter? Who wants to look better or feel healthier? Many recent studies have shown how certain nutrients can positively affect the brain, specifically in areas of the brain…

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7 Gold Medal Habits for a Longer & Healthier Life

If you're watching the Olympics, you're hearing lots of discussion about going for the gold and perfect 10s. But in life's Olympics, you only need seven for the gold. Below are seven points I've be…

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Learn About and Cook with Whole Grains

The typical American diet includes quite a lot of processed food stuffs, including highly processed grains. Bleached, enriched white flour is a lot easier to come by than whole, healthy grains. One…

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Is Whole Food Healthier? (Video)

What are whole foods? In this video from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, pediatrician and healthy food advocate Dr. Nadine Burke discusses the difference between processed and whole foods. Whol…

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5 Tips for CSA Cooking

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs are getting more and more common. Rather than head to the grocery store for your weekly produce fix, you sign on to support a local farmer for the s…

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