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Vegetarian Diet Could Lower Colon Cancer Risk by 22%

People who eat mostly vegetables could be reducing their chances of getting colon cancer by over 20%, reported the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently. Colorectal cancer, as it…

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A Vegan Feast That’s Packed with Protein & Flavor – Homemade Falafel

Falafel is such good stuff - tasty, filling, packed with protein and downright good for you - that I decided to try making my own using dried chickpeas. It's one of those things that sounds hard but i…

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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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Bean, Avocado and Tomato Salad

It’s getting warmer outside, so it's a great time for salad meals. This refreshing salad has three types of beans and a light, wonderful dressing. It’s delish! Salad: ˝ head red leaf lettuce, wa…

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10 Evidence-Based Fat-Burning Foods and Beverages

When it comes to losing weight, not all foods are the same. Some foods can increase the amount of calories you burn, kill your appetite, or both. This can be caused by protein, fiber, as well as many …

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Best Grocery Shopping Apps to Help Manage Your Next Party

You’re committed to hosting the next big potluck party. You have recipes, stores, lists and coupons running around in your head. And you’re getting a big headache just thinking about what you need, wh…

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7 Great Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

Amaranth flour has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. It is neither a grain or a grass but is actually a plant that is related to spinach and Swiss chard. The plant produces …

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This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (and chances are, you’re deficient)

A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes tend to go hand-in-hand. In fact, type 2 diab…

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7 Food Trends of 2015 That Embrace Health and Sustainability

There once was a time when food trends centered around the newfangled and convenient; and consequently, the less-wholesome and non-sustainable. But in a beautiful swing of the pendulum, contemporary f…

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8 Surprisingly Salty Foods

As we age, our sodium intake becomes more and more important. And, while it's easy to measure how much sodium you're getting if your only way of getting it is through a salt shaker, it's easy to forge…

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