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4 Things You Should Know About Probiotics

You probably didn't even know what probiotics were a year ago. All of a sudden, you can find “good bacteria” in everything from toothpaste to chocolate. Probiotics have their place, but adding them to…

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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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5 Yogurts That Are Worse Than Doughnuts

Most people assume that all yogurt is healthy. But that common misconception is causing people to ingest a lot more sugar than they bargained for. As part of my research for my upcoming book, The Prob…

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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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5 Simple Healing Rituals for the Weekend

You don't always have to check into a spa to feel refreshed and ready for a long week ahead. Simple weekend rituals at home can give you the same blissful results, at a fraction of the cost. Try these…

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How to Flavor Potatoes Without Salt: 6 Terrific Tips

Potatoes are my favorite comfort food—there are very few days of the month that I don’t enjoy them in some way or the other. I am sure it is the same for many of you. But far too often, potatoes are s…

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4 Healthy & Zesty Yogurt Toppings to Try

Starting your day with a bowl of low-fat Greek yogurt is one of life's healthy pleasures. And the most delicious way to enjoy yogurt is with fresh, juicy fruit. But when those peaches and fresh ber…

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?  This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.  So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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Healthy Homemade: Yogurt

Yogurt is wonderful. It is a healthy source of protein that's great for meals and snacks. Unfortunately, modern dairy aisles are flooded with sugar-laden, artificially colored posers that have strippe…

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9 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

“We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” ― David Mamet, Boston Marriage If you exclaimed 'oh yes' to this, you are like me--a lover of things sweet. There is no dou…

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