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Soy and skim milk equally effective for weight loss
Soy and skim milk equally effective for weight loss Soy milk is not for everyone, just ask my kids. Prior to a long car trip last month, I b...
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Coffee is number one source of antioxidants
Coffee is number one source of antioxidants When you think of coffee, healthy probably isn't the first word you associate with it. But, ...
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Do your kids have Nature-Deficit Disorder?
Do your kids have Nature-Deficit Disorder? As a pre-teen, I used to walk a couple blocks from my suburban house to enter a square-block-size...
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Eat, Pray, Love: A story of healing
Eat, Pray, Love: A story of healing I picked up Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert on a rainy day when I was feeling a little blue, and I ...
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Are brain-boosting supplements legit?
Are brain-boosting supplements legit? There are many nutritional supplements on the market that claim to be able to positively effect your m...
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Honey may soothe coughs as well as OTC drugs
Honey may soothe coughs as well as OTC drugs Parents who are heeding the FDA warnings not to give cold medications or antihistamines to youn...
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Kidney beans
Kidney beans OK, I knew kidney beans were good for me. But I really didn't know what an amazingly perfect food they were until I began t...
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Rhubarb is a Super Food?
Rhubarb is a Super Food? When Super Foods come to mind, rhubarb may not be floating around with the broccolis and the kales. But you may be ...
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Watch out, vampires, garlic is good for everyone else!
Watch out, vampires, garlic is good for everyone else! Garlic: super taste, super breath. But also a Super Food. Bad breath or not, it is wo...
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Strawberries -- In Season And Good For You
Strawberries -- In Season And Good For You Do you want to get a major dose of antioxidants, vitamin C and cancer-fighting compounds? Eat som...
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Chick peas -- powerful and versatile
Chick peas -- powerful and versatile We already know that beans in general are a Super Food, but each specific bean really does have its own...
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Spinach, not just for Popeye
Spinach, not just for Popeye The local growers are bringing in the bounty this time of year. The nutritionally bountiful spinach, that is, a...
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Blueberries, not just for Sal
Blueberries, not just for Sal Blueberries are just coming into season here in the northeast, and my toddler is jumping out of his skin. One ...
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Watermelon, more than just a picnic treat
Watermelon, more than just a picnic treat Watermelon conjures images of summers past . . . the juice dripping down my chin, watermelon seed ...
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So Run With The Salmon
So Run With The Salmon We know that you know it -- cold water, fatty fish that is wild caught is good for you. And the king of all those fis...
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Avocado, the Alligator Pear
Avocado, the Alligator Pear Did you know that the avocado is sometimes called the Alligator Pear? Or that Brazilians add avocado to their ic...
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You Are What You Eat: Orange Power
You Are What You Eat: Orange Power Vitamin C is vital for the normal growth and development of the human body. It repairs tissues, helps wou...
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Chili peppers spice up the holidays
Chili peppers spice up the holidays According to the bloggers at The Daily Tiffin, a site devoted to fun and healthy lifestyles, chili peppe...
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You Are What You Eat: Cinnamon Divine
You Are What You Eat: Cinnamon Divine Every time I walk into my local grocery store, scents of cinnamon drift my way, compliments of spiced-...
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What to eat when you're stressed out
What to eat when you're stressed out Even for people who love what they do for a living, it's a rare thing to be able to say work is...
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