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The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…

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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…

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10 Probiotic-Rich Foods to Supercharge Your Diet

Most people know that yogurt (at least the unsweetened kind with live cultures) is a healthy option, but few people consider the many other foods rich in beneficial bacteria or yeasts that help boost …

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4 Warning Signs You’ve Got Chronic Inflammation

You stumble to the bathroom in the morning, and as your eyes adjust you notice a cluster of pimples on your face. Ugh. As the day drags on, you can't shake your sleepiness, your appetite is insatiable…

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7 Good Reasons to Eat More Sweet Potatoes

Whether you eat them steamed, mashed, or baked, there are lots of good reasons to love sweet potatoes! Here are some surprising health benefits of this orange veggie. Sweet potatoes are among my tw…

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Are Flax Seeds Bad For You?

My disenchantment with flax began quite innocently a couple years ago. When a nutritionist suggested I increase my flax consumption, I thought it was a great idea. After all, wasn’t flax the new “supe…

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The 7 Ultimate Post-Workout Foods

Drop the Snickers! Toss out the potato chips! What you eat after a tough exercise session has a huge impact on your muscles and metabolism. If you're looking for something to replenish your body after…

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Quick and Tasty Asparagus Couscous

Looking for a quick, delicious and elegant dish for a summer night? Look no further. This asparagus couscous has plenty of flavor and character, and is ready to eat in under 30 minutes. 1 ¾ cups wa…

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How to Make Beans and Grains More Digestible

Beans and grains can be the culprits behind intestinal gas and bloating, but proper preparation will enhance their digestibility and bypass the unpleasant after-effects. The health benefits of bean…

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How I’m Celebrating ‘Sneak Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day’

Happy "Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day!" This holiday (Aug 8) is one I look forward to each year when my garden runneth over with large, torpedo-like zucchini. In the dead of night,…

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