Stop Suffering! Learn How To Stop Migraine Headaches In Minutes

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The aching, the burning, the pounding...when a migraine hits, you know it. But did you know that you can stop migraine headaches in minutes with just three ingredients? That's right! By combining water, lemon juice and two teaspoons of pink Himalayan sea salt, you can help stop migraine headaches in minutes! The reason you want to use Himalayan sea salt instead of regular table salt is becau...
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Naturally Relieve Constipation Without Taking Dangerous Laxatives

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Are you unable to relieve yourself everyday? Struggling to take a good poop? Learn about why laxatives are dangerous and how you can naturally relieve constipation! One of my favorite things to talk about it the importance of a healthy digestive system, because life is too short not to take a good poop every day! Going number two regularly is important because your body needs to remove waste...
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Drinking Coffee Boosts Weight Loss And Burns Fat

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Are you a regular coffee drinker? Good news! Drinking coffee boosts weight loss progress AND helps you burn fat! Coffee is the world's most valuable traded good, second only to petroleum. In fact, we love coffee so much that the world consumes almost 2.25 billion cups of coffee every day! In the United States alone, 54% of Americans drink coffee every day. Coffee has been shown to have numer...
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Avocado Toast Recipe With Feta Cheese

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If avocado toast isn't in your weekly snack routine, this awesome recipe will change that! One of my favorite comfort foods is a crispy piece of toast. As a young girl with a very limited palate, I would simply top it with butter or jelly (but only if it was orange jelly). Today, I like to play dress-up with my toast and get creative (you may have remembered my Cottage Cheese Pear and Honey...
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Healthy Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

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Do you miss Caesar salad? Like REALLY miss it? Perfect! Then this healthy chicken Caesar pasta salad is for you! As a professional in the nutrition field, one of the scariest things a client can tell us is that they eat salad everyday at the salad bar or that they pack their own for lunch. Now, you may think, "But Angelique! That sounds like a great healthy habit!" While eating a salad every...
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Why Pineapple Burns The Tongue And Mouth + How To Prevent It

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Have you ever eaten pineapple and wondered why pineapple burns your tongue and mouth? Pineapple is a delicious, nutritious and refreshing healthy treat during a hot summer day. The fruit is thought to have originated in South American and was actually first discovered by the Europeans in the year 1492 on the island of Guadeloupe. The pineapple did not make it to England, however, until the l...
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6 Plants That Cool Down The House Naturally

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Don't be tempted to blast the air conditioning during the warmer months. Use some of these plants that cool down the house naturally! When the weather gets hot, it's tempting to turn on the air conditioning to full blast to help save you from burning up.  But air conditioning needs electricity and electricity costs money. A lot of money. I've found that during the summer, my electric bills will...
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Nutrient Deficiencies: Signs, Symptoms And How To Fix Them

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If you haven't been feeling quite right lately, you might want to check to see if you have one of these common nutrient deficiencies! The only way to get enough of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to function is by eating a proper, balanced diet. Unfortunately, with our busy day to day schedules, there's a good chance that you are eating quite as you should. Because of this, you may...
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Starfruit Benefits: Startling Reasons It’s The Star Of The Season

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Are you aware of any of the awesome starfruit benefits? Starfruit, also known as Averrho acarambola, is a waxy, yellow-green fruit that originates from the tropical area of Sri Lanka. Today, starfruit is cultivated in South America, Hawaii, Australia and Florida. They do well in moderate temperatures and are intolerant of the cold. When cut, this fruit resembles a star when it a cross-sectio...
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Quick And Easy Low Sodium Tomato Soup

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Today, we talk tomato soup! Tomato soup has been around since 1872, when Maria Parloa made the first noted tomato soup. In 1897, Joseph A. Campbell (of the popular canned soup brand, Campbell's) popularized his condensed tomato soup recipe. The soup is traditionally served hot in North American, but is also known to be served cold in Spain as a gazpacho. The North American version is mostly ...
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Grab-n-Go Healthy Homemade Trail Mix (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

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Have you stopped eating trail mix because it's not healthy for you? This healthy homemade trail mix will have you returning back to your more adventurous root! Homemade trail mix can be a great in-between meals snack or part of a wholesome breakfast. However, most store-bought brands of trail mix are high in sugar, unhealthy fats and preservatives. Even those that claim that they are heart-heal...
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Healthy Waffles With Blueberries (Vegan)

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One of the things I missed most about breakfast were waffles. They're not exactly the healthiest thing. Not with this healthy waffles recipe! Waffles are rarely ever considered healthy. Due to the high amount of carbs, fat, and even sometimes sugar, this traditional breakfast item can leave you in a food coma. I set out on a mission a couple of years ago to create the perfect healthy waffles...
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15 Tips For Better Sleep That Have Been Proved By Science

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You know that getting enough sleep is important for your body, but if you're having difficulty meeting sleep goals, you might want to try some of these tips to get better sleep. Let's do some sleep math. Let's say you lose two hours of sleep every night because of an assignment or work project that is due on Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, you sleep in and get those for hours ba...
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This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Avocado Everyday

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Love avocados? Then you'll love knowing that eating avocado everyday can help to supercharge your health! One of my absolute favorite foods is the avocado. This versatile, creamy fruit can be used freshly cut in salad or incorporated into smoothies and desserts. This fruit is truly one of nature's miracle foods. Eating avocado everyday can not only help to boost the nutritional level of any ...
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13 Bitter Melon Benefits That Help Keep You Young

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You might be inclined to pass this odd shaped green fruit in the supermarket, but there are amazing bitter melon benefits that show that you should not! Momordica charantia, also known as bitter melon, is widely grown in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. It has a bitter taste and is used widely in Asia and Indian cuisine. Bitter melon has also been used in eastern medicine for thousands of yea...
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5 Eye Opening Reasons Why Carbs Are NOT The Enemy

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Has someone ever told you that you can't lose weight because you're eating carbs? I'm hear to tell you that it's not true, and carbs are not the enemy. With so many websites, books and TV personalities telling us the best way to lose weight it to try to ditch carbs entirely, it's tempting to go ahead and deprive yourself of this very important nutrient. This is especially because most of us gre...
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Stop Spending Money! Learn To Make Your Own Homemade Nut Butter

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Tired of spending so much money on peanut, almond, cashew and other nut butters? Maybe it's time to learn how to make your own homemade nut butter! Eating nuts has been well known to have a huge amount of health benefits including weight loss, lowering cholesterol and improving blood sugar levels. Nuts contain "good fats" such as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that are required by our body thr...
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Monk Fruit: Nature’s HEALTHIEST Sweetener

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What is nature's healthiest sweetener? Sugar? Agave? NO WAY! It's monk fruit! Sugar consumption is at an all-time high, and with cases of chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes on the rise, the hunt for a healthier sweetener has been on. There have been many sugar substitutes and artificial sweeteners to hit the market, but most of these are filled with harmful chemicals and ingredients....
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Whiten Teeth Naturally With This Amazing Turmeric Remedy

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Tired of using expensive products to help give you that brilliant smile you've always wanted? Don't use toxic products! Whiten teeth naturally with this easy turmeric paste!  More than 1 billion dollars are spent a year on over-the-counter tooth whitening products in the United States alone. This is actually terrible for the population's health, considering these mad-made whitening products are...
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Super Simple Homemade Mango Ice Cream

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Love ice cream but hate the guilt that comes with eating it? With this homemade mango ice cream, your sweet treat is also a serving of fruit! Show me a box of cookies, a slice of cake, or a pasty, and I'll gladly say no. But show me a bowl of ice cream (or a brownie, but that's a different post) and I'll be all over it! I'll pretty much eat any flavor, which is of no service to me. Let's face i...
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7 Mango Benefits + An Awesome Recipe

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I don't just eat mangoes because they're delicious. I also eat them because of all the wonderful mango benefits! Let's face it, when you've been in the nutrition business as long as I have, eating food isn't just about the flavor, it's about the science. Mangoes are the most consumed fruit in the world, but not just because they are an almost sinful delight. Mangoes contain over 20 vitamin and ...
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Could You Have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)?

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Have you been experiencing bloating, constipation, fatigue, and uncomfortable fullness? You could have IBS. Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a chronic condition that affects up to 20% of American adults at some point in their lives. Symptoms and the severity of those symptoms differ from person to person. IBS can affect anyone of any age group but it is more likely to hit befo...
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5 Unbelievably Tasty Smoothie Recipes To Supercharge Your Health

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Tired of the same old smoothies? These smoothie recipes are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds and upgrade your health! Smoothies have been sold in health food stores on the West Coast of the United State since the 1930s, thanks to the invention of the electric blender. The actual term 'smoothie' was used in recipes by the mid-1930s. By the late 1960s, smoothies were widely sold across the U...
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A Sultry And Decadent Tropical Mango Smoothie

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Bring a little of the tropics to your home with this creamy tropical mango smoothie! The mango is a juicy stone fruit that comes in many different varieties. The mango is native to South Asia where it has been distributed worldwide to become one of the most cultivated fruits in the tropics. That's because mangoes are FREAKING DELICIOUS! Mangoes are generally sweet, although the taste and tex...
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A Green Smoothie That Doesn’t Taste Green

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Do you know what I hate about almost every green smoothie I try? It tastes green. Yep. Although I love the beautiful bright green color that most green smoothies have, most people are completely turned off by the thought of drinking something green from a cup. For me, what stops me from drinking them is that they all taste like they look...green. I'm talking freshly mowed lawn green or moss ...
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Restoring Pineapple Chia Seed Turmeric Smoothie

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If you're feeling like you need to lower inflammation in your body and cleanse your systems, this pineapple chia seed turmeric smoothie is the way to go! If there's one spice I ALWAYS have in my kitchen, it's turmeric. From cold remedies to recipes, I can probably find a way to use turmeric for just about anything (except world domination...haven't figured out that one yet). This turmeric sm...
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Warming Vegan Winter Vegetable Curry

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In the mood for some Indian flavors? This vegan winter vegetable curry will satisfy your craving! I think out of all the cuisines I've tried, my absolute favorite is Indian food. The smell, the flavors...and the naan! Yum! Unfortunately, my favorite Indian restaurant closed in Miami over four years ago and I have yet to find another of it's caliber that isn't way too salty or way too expensive....
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Quick And Easy Brown Rice Vegetable Saute

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Scared of eating rice because of the carbohydrates? You won't be with this brown rice vegetable saute! One of the biggest nutrition myths I think that exists is that carbs are bad for you. I've heard it all: "Carbs make you fat." "Carbs give you diabetes." "Carbs turn into sugar in your body." (Well, kind of, but I'll explain that later) "Carbs turn into fat." "Our ancestors di...
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Raspberry Peach Banana Smoothie

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This raspberry peach banana smoothie is a fan favorite! Out of all my smoothie recipes, it seems that this one is the one I get asked to make for my friends a lot. I think it's because of the balance of tart and sweet. Plus, there is nothing, I repeat, NOTHING better than a perfectly ripe sweet peach. Peaches are in season as early as May and are available until late September. Living in Flo...
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The Best Vegan Lasagna You’ve Ever Tried

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This vegan lasagna is a hit with vegans and meat-eaters alike! When I think of the ultimate comfort food, I think of lasagna. As a young kid, I was a really picky eater, and all I wanted to eat was bread, cheese, and tomato sauce. Hence why I was absolutely stoked when my mother would could her lasagna. Now mind you, my mother's lasagna was amazing, but I'm pretty sure back then it wasn't the h...
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Antioxidant Packed Blueberry Smoothie

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There's nothing better than a refreshing drink on a hot day, and this blueberry smoothie does the trick! I absolutely love smoothies because they can be made to be a light snack or packed to become a meal replacement. This particular smoothie is more of a snack smoothie. I called this smoothie "antioxidant packed" because that's exactly what it is! The wide range of natural antioxidants found i...
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Creamy Vegan Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

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This carrot apple ginger soup will be the perfect side dish for any meal. Plus, it's vegan! Sometimes your meal just needs a little color, and this soup has just that. Soup is a perfect way to start a meal. Because it's liquid based, it helps to fill up your stomach so you eat less of the higher calorie foods at dinner. The carrots, apple, and ginger cook down beautifully in this soup and pr...
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Top 8 Diabetes Superfoods To Improve Blood Sugar Levels

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Do you have diabetes? Did you know there are diabetes superfoods that can help improve your blood sugar levels? Read on! Over 1 million Americans nationwide suffer from diabetes, and each year we spend over 300 billion dollars on caring for these patients. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. Diabetes can be uncomfortable and embarrassing for some. What's even wor...
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Healthy Tuna Stuffed Avocado Halves

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Don't reach for mindless snacks that contain empty calories! Try this super filling but healthy tuna stuffed avocado recipe! If you start increasing the amount of exercise you do or have been recently increasing the intensity, you can bet you've not only felt stronger but also a lot hungrier! This can cause a bit of an issue when you're trying to cut back on unhealthy foods but also can't seem ...
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5 Most Effective Yoga Poses To Help Soothe Sciatica

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Do you or someone you know suffer from sciatica? It's not fun. As far back as the 5th century B.C., people suffering from sciatica have tried every remedy possible, including leeches and hot coals, to help relieve the pain. Million of people from this debilitating condition. In fact, it has been estimated that up to 10% of the population suffers from sciatica.  Causes of Sciatica An injury to...
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Camu Camu: The Amazon Superfood You NEED To Be Eating

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Camu camu is the newest exotic superfood that you've probably never even heard of but need to try already! Camu camu is not a fruit you can probably find growing on your local farm. This fruit comes from the Amazon rainforest in Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. The fruit and the leaves are used for medicinal purposes in these areas. The fruit is describes as being about the same size as...
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Camu Camu Juice: Refreshing AND Cleansing

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Camu camu juice is a wonderful holistic healing elixir to add to your juice recipe collection! Camu camu is not a fruit you can probably find growing on your local farm. This fruit comes from the Amazon rainforest in Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. It is a close relative of the guavaberry and the jaboticaba and has been described as being an acidic and sour fruit. The fruit and the lea...
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Chickpea Peach Salad

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Need a light salad for your Spring or Summer picnic? This chickpea peach salad will do the trick! This is one of the most delicious salads I have ever made! It's crisp, full of protein and low in sodium. Plus, you make the dressing! That's right! This is no store-bought, soggy, fattening dressing to slosh on your fresh salad and make it instead an unrecognizable goop. This dressing can be made ...
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Golden Turmeric Milk

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Looking for a tasty way to include turmeric in your everyday life? Try this golden turmeric milk! Turmeric originates from India where it has been used for centuries in culinary cuisine, beauty and as a potent health remedy. This is due to it's active ingredient called curcumin. Experts have found that curcumin has powerful anti-inflammatory effects, and these effects can be protective again...
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The Ultimate Guide To Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

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Worried about getting Alzheimer's disease? Worldwide, over 44 miliion people have Alzherimer's or some other related dementia. It is most popular in Western Europe with the United States coming in close second. Only 1-in-4 people with Alzheimer's are actually diagnosed. Over half a million Americans die from the disease each year, making it the third leading cause of death in the US, right b...
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Naturally Banish Dry Skin From Your Neck, Elbows, Face, Knees & Underarms

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Do you suffer from dry skin? If you are one of the millions of people that suffer from dry skin on your neck, elbows, face, knees or underarms, these natural tips might end your suffering! Dry skin can be itchy, annoying, and even sometimes embarrassing. I personally used to suffer from dry skin on my shins, but no more! Using some of these remedies have made that area gorgeous again! Yo...
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Why Wheatgrass Should Be A MUST In Your Health Schedule

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You're crazy if you're not including wheatgrass in your daily health regimen! The use of wheatgrass can be traced back in history over 5000 years, to ancient Egypt and even early Mesopotamian civilizations. The ancient Egyptians considered the young leafy blades of wheat to be sacred and prized them for their positive effect on their health and vitality. You too can experience the same posit...
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Moroccan Fish With Zucchini And Couscous

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In the mood for something exotic? This Moroccan fish recipe is sure to satisfy! The is one hearty recipe! Don't feel fooled by the higher amount of fat. This recipe is full of omega-3 fatty acids, an essential part of your diet and powerful anti-inflammatory. Moroccan cuisine is influenced by Morocco's interactions and exchanges with other cultures over the centuries. Moroccan cuisine is typ...
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Fresh Tomato Bruschetta With Fresh Basil

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Planning a party but don't want high calorie appetizers? Bruschetta is definitely the way to go! There's nothing better than a baked whole wheat baguette, except when it's topped with tomatoes, garlic, vinegar, onion and basil! It's very hard to stop myself from running directly to the appetizer tray at a party when I see bruschetta. The problem is, I usually have to stop myself, because I k...
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The Strawberry: 13 Awesome Facts You Didn’t Know

The strawberry is one of nature's true wonders! There's nothing like spotting strawberries in season at your local farmer;s market. Sweet, juicy, and nothing but delicious, this wonderful fruit thrives in the warmer weather of Spring. From salad to cakes, tons of recipes features strawberries due to their almost perfect taste. Packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of anti...
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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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If you’ve never tried chocolate avocado mousse before, this healthy recipe will take you completely by surprise! Chocolate avocado mousse has been a popular recipe with those looking for healthy desserts. This is specifically because it still satisfies that need for something decadent without over doing it on the sugar and saturated fats. Avocados have many health benefits, including being rich ...
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Improve Your Memory With These Foolproof Techniques

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Do you feel like you can't remember even the simplest things? Don't worry, there ARE natural ways you can improve your memory! Are you forgetting items at the grocery store? Do you walk into a room and forgot what you came there for? Having difficulty recalling things as well as we age is a normal part of life. However, thinking there is nothing you can do about it is not. The neurotransmitt...
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Refreshing Blueberry Watermelon Gazpacho

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This gazpacho is the perfect appetizer for your outdoor Spring or Summer get-together! Gazpacho is a basic tomato-based, raw vegetable soup. Think of it almost as a liquid salad. Born in Andalucia, Spain, Gazpacho served cold is loved in many forms throughout the country. This dish is traditionally served during warmer weather, as it is refreshing and cool. Although this dish is easy to make...
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How Much Sleep You REALLY Need Depending On Your Age

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Ever wonder about how much sleep you need? It may depend on your age! Just like you need food, water and oxygen to survive, you also need to get enough sleep. Getting enough sleep is an important key to your overall health and vitality. The average person spends up to 1/3 of their life sleeping. You may already know that getting a restful night's sleep is important, but like many others, you may...
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A Crash Course On Ulcerative Colitis + An Amazing New Treatment

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Do you or someone you know suffer from ulcerative colitis? Read on and learn more about this difficult disease and about a possible amazing new natural treatment! Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease or the large intestine, also known as the colon. The lining of the colon becomes inflamed and start to develop little tiny ulcers that seep pus and mucus. Because of the combination of inflam...
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The Shocking Effects Of Eating One Teaspoon Of Turmeric Everyday

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Forget apples! It's one teaspoon of turmeric everyday that will keep the doctor away! Turmeric has been known as the "queen of all spices" for over 2,500 years in India. It was first used as a dye, but over the centuries, it's amazing medicinal powers have been discovered and widely used. A member of the ginger family, this odd looking golden colored root is used widely in cooking because of...
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These Plants Can Effectively Keep Mosquitoes Away

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Looking for a more natural way to help keep mosquitoes away? Look no further then your garden! One of the worst things about Spring and Summer is the increased amount of pesky mosquitoes that are buzzing around. When you get a mosquito bite, the ensuing redness, swelling and itching is due to an immune response in your body. IgG and IgE antibodies bind to antigens in the mosquito;s saliva, caus...
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Top 4 Green Superfoods You’d Be Crazy Not To Eat (That Aren’t Kale)

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There DO exist other green superfoods besides kale that you should be including in your diet! In nutrition, we say, 'the greener the better,' and these green superfoods are the top ones to eat. Green superfoods have the highest amount of easy to digest nutrients, fat burning compounds, vitamins and minerals to help heal and protect your body. They also contain essential proteins, protective ant...
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A Glass Of Wine Before Bed Will Do THIS To Your Waistline

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That glass of wine before bed has a huge effect on your waistline. Do you come home and have a glass of red wine after dinner? Well, other than having the amazing heart benefits we've all heart about before due to it's high content of resveratrol, drinking wine can actually help you lose weight! That's right! Your favorite way to unwind is also a potent fat fighter!  How Red Wine Can Help Y...
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8 Incredible Health Benefits of Beets

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Are you harvesting the natural and powerful health benefits of beets? Beets are an ancient foods that grew naturally along the coastlines of Asia, Europe and North America. Originally, only the greens of beets were eaten and the red root wasn't harvested until the years of ancient Rome. By the 19th century, people loved and appreciated the natural sweetness of this purple vegetable. Today, t...
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Russian Beet Borscht

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This Russian beet borscht is your new favorite appetizer! Borscht is a tart soup that is popular in many East European cuisines, including Ukranian, Polish, Russian, and Ashkenazi Jewish cuisines. The beautiful red color comes from the beets, which are packed with amazing health benefits. Borscht can be served either hot or cold and can either be vegetarian or include meat or fish. Eating be...
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The Marvelous Health Benefits Of Ginger Tea

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You're crazy if you're not drinking ginger tea everyday! An old Indian proverb once stated: "Everything good if found in ginger." This is most definitely true, and it's why ginger has been used as a universal medicine for thousands of years. In Chinese medicine, ginger is widely used because it restores your Yang, or your hot energy. India and China are the largest produces of ginger because...
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Ginger Tea

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Have you ever tried ginger tea? One of the most healthy and beneficial plants on the earth is ginger. This root is full of medicinal properties which include reducing inflammation, stimulating better digestion and boosting your immunity. Ginger gets it's famous flavor and smell from gingerol, shogaol and zingerone - essential oils that have powerful benefits, such as: Anti-parasitic ...
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How To Detox Your Lymphatic System To Upgrade Your Health

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If you're looking to detox your body, look to your lymphatic system.  Your lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that help to get rid of toxins and wastes that are trapped in your body. Your lymphatic system is responsible for transport lymph, a fluid that is home to white blood cells that fight infections throughout your body. Your adenoids, thymus, tonsils and spleen are all ...
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You Can Grow Turmeric At Home With These Easy Steps

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Did you know you can grow turmeric easily in your own home? Turmeric has become extremely popular since research has shown it has amazing health benefits. The plant is native to southwest India and is commonly used as a spice in Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani cuisine for curries, dyeing and mustard condiments. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. This property has an earthy, sli...
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15 Superfoods To Help Reverse Aging And Reduce Wrinkles

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Want to feel young again? You can actually help reverse aging by eating certain foods! Eating healthy foods can help you to provide nutrients, energy and can help you maintain your weight. An added benefit is that they also can help keep you young and even reverse aging. Numerous studies have proven that certain foods can add years of vitality to your life. There are many variables that are ...
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Do Your Joints Hurt? It Could Be Because You’re Eating These Foods

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Do you joints hurt? It could be some of the foods you are eating. It's a well known fact that everything that you eat can affect your body in both positive and negative ways. This fact includes your joints. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevents, one in two people will develop some form of arthritis by the time they reach 85 years of age, but you may find that your joints ...
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Eggplant Pizza

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Love pizza but hate the calories that come with eating even one slice? Then you HAVE to try this eggplant pizza recipe! Pizza was once known as a dish for poor people and was sold in the streets and not considered a recipe for a very long time. A popular story about the coming of the traditional pizza comes from Italy where on June 11, 1889, a Neapolitan pizza maker named Raffaele Esposito crea...
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The Best Vegan Black Bean Burger Ever

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If you're following a vegan or vegetarian diet or are just trying to cut back on animal fats, this vegan black bean burger will satisfy your cravings in the healthiest way possible! Let's face it, everyone loves a good burger. But with most burgers being loaded with saturated fats (and in some cases, trans fats), they're hard to enjoy if you're really focusing on improving your health. Luckily,...
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Vegan Lettuce Wraps With Almond Butter

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You just can't say no to these vegan lettuce wraps! If you're tired of burritos and pita sandwiches, lettuce wraps are the newest health trend you've got to try! Cool, crispy and easy to make, this is the perfect recipe if you're wanting a quick, healthy meal. Lettuce wraps first became popular in Asian cuisines, but are now popular on the menus of many different styles of restaurants. This ...
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Telomeres: The Key To A Longer And More Youthful Life

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Youth is no longer about how young you feel, but is more about how long or short your telomeres are. Scientists are continually looking for way to low down the natural aging process, and in recent years, they’ve begun to look at our telomeres. These chromosomal components not only help to control the rate at which you age, but also have possible links to such diseases such as Parkinson’s, cance...
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This Herb Can Kill 86% Of Lung Cancer Cells

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More people die from lung cancer than breast, colon and pancreatic cancer combined, but did you know a certain herb can help kill lung cancer cells? Lung cancer is caused by a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in the tissues of your lung. Over 85% of lung cancer is due to smoking, although 10% to 15% of cases occur in people who have never smoked in their lives. The...
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Detoxifying And Cleansing Parsley Juice

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Needing to detox your liver and cleanse your kidneys? Try this amazing parsley juice recipe! Parsley is an herb that is widely used in European, Middle Eastern and American cooking. It is native to the central Mediterranean region and was naturalized in other areas of Europe. Parsley is rich in many vitamins and minerals, plus a slew of cancer preventing agents, chlorophyll and healthy oils. ...
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Signs You Have Estrogen Dominance In Your Body + How To Detox

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Do you unexplained weight gain, mood swings and bloating? You could have estrogen dominance. Estrogen is a necessary hormone that helps to promote female development and characteristics in your body. This hormone is mostly produce in the ovaries and fat cells and helps to regulate your reproductive system and menstrual cycle. It also helps to build healthy bones and is involved in proper clotti...
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6 Must-Eat Superfoods For Stronger, Healthier Hair And Nails

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Have you been dreaming of hair and nails that won't break, will shine and look beautiful everyday? Maybe you're not eating enough of these superfoods. Your hair and your nails heavily reflect your overall health status. One of the first warning signs your body produces is changes in these areas. Noticing any change in the shape, texture, and color of your nails and the thickness, feel, and shine ...
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Drinking Coffee Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer

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Love drinking coffee? Good news! Coffee has been found to help prevent the risk of colon cancer and stop of from coming back! Colon cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Most colon cancers begin as a growth on the inner lining of your colon or rectum called a polyp. Some of the polyps can turn into cancer over the course of several years but not all turn into cancer. There are two kinds of ...
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Top 18 Vegetarian Protein Sources EVERYONE Should Be Eating

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Looking to go vegetarian or vegan? Then you're going to need to know the top vegetarian protein sources! There are many reasons why you may want to go vegetarian or vegan: it's less expensive, vegetarian foods are lower in calories and much better for the environment. However, if you don't do it right, you could be depleting your body of the protein it needs for survival.  It is very easy fo...
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Amplify Your Dopamine Levels To Fight Depression

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Did you know you can naturally increase the dopamine levels in your brain to help fight depression, sadness and stress? Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps control your brain's pleasure and reward center. This helps to regulate your emotions, the movement of your body and gives you the drive to achieve your goals. It also helps with your perception, helping you to see the positive rather ...
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What To Eat And What To Avoid When You Have Lupus

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Suffering from lupus? There are some foods you should avoid and some you must absolutely include. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage parts of your body such as the skin, the joints, or your organs. When the disease is chronic, is means that the symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks. In fact, they can even last for many, many years. Lupus is caused by an abnormal imm...
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These 5 Plants Can Help You Get Better Sleep and Clean Your Air

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Did you know keeping plants inside your bedroom can help you get better sleep and clean the air you breathe? Insomnia and not getting enough sleep is a public health problem. In fact, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention have spent thousand of dollars in an attempt to find a solution. You may have tried relaxation techniques, buying a new mattress or even sleeping pills. If nothing ...
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The Diverticulitis Diet: Low Residue Diet For A Healthier Gut

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Do you suffer from diverticulitis? There is actually a special diet just for you! Diverticulitis is a disease of the digestive that causes the formation of  pouches within the wall of your bowel. The actual formation of the pouches is the process of diverticulosis. These pouches occur mostly in the large intestine and colon, but they can also occur in the small intestines. When one of these pouc...
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7 Refreshing Ways To Use Tea Tree Oil In Your Beauty Routine

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Stop using harmful chemicals on your skin and hair. Use tea tree oil instead and start seeing stunning results! Tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca, is native to Southeast Queensland and the Northeast coast of New South Wales, Australia. The oil has been used for hundreds of years for its purifying and cleansing properties. Studies have shown that tea tree oil possesses potent antibacteria...
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Could A Manganese Deficiency Be Causing Your Stubborn Belly Fat?

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 If you've been eating healthy, exercising, drinking water and you're still not making any strides, maybe a manganese deficiency is to blame. Manganese is a trace mineral that plays an important role in many of the biological processes throughout your body. The mineral is found mostly in your bones, kidneys, pancreas and liver. Although you only need a small amount of manganese to meet daily...
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Top 6 Essential Oils For Allergies: Experience All-Natural Relief

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Tired of sneezing, coughing, sniffling and dripping? Use these essential oils for allergies to help you find relief! Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign invader that entered your body through something you breathed in, injected into your body or touched. When the invader comes in contact with your body, sneezing, coughing, a drippy nose, itchy eyes or a scratchy throat m...
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6 Striking Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

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Thinking about going vegetarian or vegan? Find out what you can expect to happen when you stop eating meat. You may decide to stop eating meat for many reasons. Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you want to improve your health, or maybe you just want more energy. Whatever the reason, you're not alone. In the United States, there are about 7.3 million vegetarians (3.2% of the population). ...
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8 Reasons to Obsess Over Strawberries

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Did you know that Americans eat an average of 3.4 pounds of fresh strawberries every year? The strawberry is cultivated worldwide because of its smell, bright red color, juicy texture and sweetness. The strawberry we know today was first bred in Brittany, France in the 1750's. It can be eaten alone or it can be used in prepared foods such as preserves, pies, ice cream and chocolates. Strawbe...
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Avocado Can Help Regulate Hormones In Your Body

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If your are suffering from having too much estrogen in your body, eating avocado everyday can bring back hormonal balance. The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree that is native to South Central Mexico and is commercially cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates all over the world. It is also known as aguacate in Spanish, abacate in Portuguese, and ahuacatl by the Nahuatl, among other...
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7 Benefits Of Guava: An Underappreciated Fruit

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Have you ever tried the tropical fruit guava? It's not only delicious but contains an extensive amount of health benefits! Guava, also known as Psidium guajava, is one of the most underappreciated fruits in the world. The guava tree is native to Mexico, Central America and northern South America. Since the 1950's, guavas have been studied for their nutritional benefits as well as their use i...
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How To Effectively Detox From Sugar In 10 Days

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You may not realize it, but you could be in desperate need of a detox from sugar. You may think your sweet tooth is nothing to worry about, but the truth is most people eat way more than they need. The American Heart Association recommends that women eat no more than 24 grams of added sugar per day, and men no more than 35 grams per day. What Americans actually intake about three times more tha...
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Top 11 Alkaline Foods That Help Prevent Disease

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What are alkaline foods? Alkaline foods are foods that are unprocessed, such as whole fruits and vegetables and certain whole grains. Your body has many organs that help to neutralize and remove excess acid from your body, but there is a limit to how much these organs can deal with. Your body will maintain a balance between acids and bases if your organs are working correctly. Your body shou...
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5 Eye-Opening Benefits Of The Radish

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If you're looking to add something healthy and tasty to your warmer weather dishes, look no further than the radish! When the weather gets warmer, you may tend to crave more cooling, refreshing foods. An amazing food that you can satisfy your craving with is the beautiful radish. The radish is an edible root vegetable that belongs to the Brassicaceae family. There are many types of radishes,...
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11 Wondrous Superfoods For Your Heart

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Did you know that eating certain foods can actually improve your heart health? According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. In 2011 alone, approximately 787,000 people died of heart disease. Heart disease is also the main cause of death for most racial/ethnic groups in the United States, including African Am...
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Aloe Vera: You Won’t Believe How It Can Improve Your Life

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Aloe vera can be beneficial to your health in a variety of ways! Aloe vera is a succulent plant that grows wild in tropical climates around the world. It has been widely cultivated for its medicinal uses. In fact, the Egyptians called aloe"the plant of immortality" because of its amazing healing properties. The plant has over 200 biologically active, naturally occurring compounds including v...
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Eating To Soothe, Relieve And Heal Spinal Stenosis

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Do you or someone you know suffer from spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a medical condition that is generally characterized by the narrowing of spaces along your spinal cord. It frequently occurs in aging individuals 50 years old and above. The narrowing within your spine results in increased pressure on your backbone as well as your nerves that are travelling through it. The number of ca...
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Inflammation 101: Everything You Ever Needed To Know

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Do you have hidden inflammation in your body? Your body is made of an incredibly complex immune system which works to help protect you from harmful invaders. One of the ways that it does this is through inflammation. Inflammation can either be acute or chronic. Acute inflammation occurs when the tissues in your body are hurt. Your cells release chemicals that cause swelling and attract white...
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13 Scientific Reasons Why You CAN Eat Chocolate Everyday

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Treat yourself! You can experience a world of health benefits if you eat chocolate everyday! Chocolate is made from Theobroma cacao seeds and has been cultivated by many cultures for thousands of years. After fermentation, the cacao beans are dried, cleaned and roasted. Then, the shell is removed to reveal the cacao nibs which is chocolate in its purest form. Chocolate has become one of the ...
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8 Harmful Foods Banned In Other Countries That America Still Eats

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Did you know that some of the items sold in groceries stores are foods banned in other countries in the world? In the United States, we are slowly realizing that some of the ingredients in our food are not as healthy for us as we once thought. In fact, much of the food sold to Americans in the United States are not only inferior to the same foods sold in other countries, but are actually foods ...
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5 Herbs For Your Thyroid: Natural Remedies For Thyroid Health

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Having problems with your thyroid? Did you know that there are herbs for your thyroid? The thyroid gland is responsible for many functions in your body, which is why its important that you do whatever you can to keep it healthy. Millions of people worldwide have problems with their thyroid because it is either under active (hypothyroidism) or overactive (hyperthyroidism). The thyroid gland s...
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The Awesome Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea

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Move over green tea! Did you know there are many health benefits of peppermint tea? Peppermint is a plant that belongs to the mint family. It is a cross between watermint and spearmint. The plant was originally indigenous to Europe and the Middle East but is now cultivated in many regions all over the world. The flowers of the peppermint plant are especially important for our environment as ...
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Fantastic Ways To Help You Beat The Bloat This Summer

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Feeling bloated? Want to know ways that you can beat the bloat? The best way by far to eliminate belly fat is through a proper diet, exercise and cardio. However, bloating is its own problem and you can't feel like your best with a puffy tummy. Bloating is the feeling you get when your stomach feels distended and puffy due to foods that are hard to digest and bad habits. Bloating caused by gas,...
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10 DIY Remedies For Eliminating Urinary Tract Infections

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Do you suffer from chronic urinary tract infections?  Urinary tract infections are a common health problem in both men and women. Women, however, are more likely to suffer from this uncomfortable condition. Some causes of urinary tract infections are pregnancy, waiting to long to urinate, diabetes, menopause, sexual intercourse and improper wiping (remember, always front to back, never back to ...
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5 Kid’s Snacks You Should Never Feed Your Children

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Snacking is important for your kids, but there are some kid's snacks that you should never feed your children. What makes a kid's snack and kid's snack is nothing more than the packaging and labeling. However, those brightly colored boxed are enticing for your children, and supermarkets make sure to put them at your kid's eye level. Why? So your children will ask you for them in the store. Most...
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All Natural Fruit Popsicle – Cucumber and Banana

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Love popsicles but want a healthier alternative for you and your kids? Try this amazing all natural homemade fruit popsicle made with cucumber and banana! If there is one thing kids and adults both love, it's popsicles. Whether enjoyed on a hot summer day after swimming in the pool, use to help cool off at the beach, or eaten as an after-school snack, popsicles are a fun and refreshing way to g...
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All Natural Fruit Popsicles – Strawberry And Spinach

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Love popsicles but want a healthier alternative for you and your kids? Try these amazing all natural homemade fruit popsicles made with strawberry and spinach! If there is one thing kids and adults both love, it's popsicles. Whether enjoyed on a hot summer day after swimming in the pool, use to help cool off at the beach, or eaten as an after-school snack, popsicles are a fun and refreshing way...
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5 Habits That Quickly Destroy Your Immune System

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Having a healthy diet and exercising regularly are important to keep your immune system in working order. But are you unconsciously destroying it by not breaking dangerous habits? Your immune system helps to protect you against disease. You have two types of immune system: the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system. Your innate immune system response when bacteria entering the body...
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Increase Bone Cartilage With These 6 Powerful Foods

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Feeling stiff? Do your joints constantly hurt? You may need to increase bone cartilage. In every single bone joint in your body, there is cartilage. Cartilage is a tough but flexible tissue that helps to reduce the amount of friction between bones as they slide over on another, working as a shock absorber. When cartilage is damaged between bones, it is not uncommon for you to feel stiffness, sw...
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10 Signals You Have A Thyroid Problem + How To Recover

Your thyroid is the butterfly-shaped gland found in the middle of your neck. This gland is not only important for regulating your metabolism but also plays vital roles in all of your body's major functions. This tiny gland is hugely significant to your health, and if you have a thyroid problem, you won't be as happy and healthy as you could be. According to the American Thyroid Association, an ...
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5 Absolute Best Essential Oils For Depression

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Since the Middle Ages, essential oils have been used for their antimicrobial, fungicidal, insecticidal, medicinal and cosmetic properties. But did you know that you can also use essential oils for depression? Depression is a state of feeling low that affects your thoughts, behavior, and feelings. You can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, worthless, irritable, guilty, ashamed or restless when ...
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5 Ways To Help Prevent Gas + What Causes It

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Let's face it, everyone gets gas. It's a normal part of both the inhalation of oxygen and the digestive process. But when gas becomes constant, painful or embarrassing, it's important to know what causes it and what you can do to prevent gas. Gas in the body is made of carbon dioxide, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, and sometimes methane. Gas occurs in the body and can be describe as bloating, burp...
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11 Mind-Blowing Health Benefits of Coffee

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Love coffee? Have to have your cup of joe in the morning as soon as you get up? Not a problem, because there are some absolutely amazing benefits of coffee. You may not realize this, but that cup of liquid motivation is actually the most sought out commodity in the world, after oil. Coffee is worth over $100 billion worldwide. In fact, we drink over 500 billion cups of coffee every day, 300 mil...
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9 Delicious Foods To Improve Your Eyesight

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Are you eating the right foods to improve your eyesight? The say that the eyes are the 'window to the soul,' but the eyes are more than just a glimpse into who you are as a person. The eye is an organ of vision, giving you the sense of light and allowing you to learn more about the world that any other of your sense. Your eyes allow you to see and interpret shapes, color and objects in the w...
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How To Dissolve And Prevent Gallstones Naturally

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Do you or someone you know suffer from gallstones? If so, you may want to read this amazing information on how to dissolve and prevent gallstones naturally. Gallstones are small, hard masses that form in the gallbladder, the small sac under you liver. The gallbladder stores and releases bile which helps to emulsify fat. Gallstones can block the bile duct, causing severe pain. That is why tak...
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Lemon Essential Oil: You Won’t Believe What It Can Do For Your Health

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You've heard of lemon water before, but have you heard of the amazing benefits of drinking water with lemon essential oil in it? From stimulating your liver, aiding in digestion, balancing the bodies pH and getting rid of heartburn, lemon is an amazing way to improve your health. But did you know lemon essential oil is actually better for you and easier to use? The unfortunate thing about le...
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Fatty Liver Disease: Find Out If You’re At Risk And How To Treat It

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Having fat on your liver is perfectly normal. However, having more fat around your liver than necessary can actually be dangerous for your health. If more than 5% to 10% of your liver's weight is made up of fat, you have a condition known as fatty liver disease. There are two kinds of fatty liver disease: alcoholic liver disease (ALD) and non-alcoholic liver disease (NAFLD). Each one of these i...
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Crock Pot Healthy Beef Chili

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Hungry? Don't want to be cooking when you get home from a long day? Then this healthy beef chili recipe is perfect for you and your family! Whether it's tailgating and cheering for your favorite team with family friends or just wanting to warm up on a cold night, this healthy beef chili is great for your heart and super easy to make. Why? Because my recipe calls for the use of one of the most a...
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Heal Your Gut With The Four R’s Of Health

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Feeling tired, uncomfortable, and sick all the time? You may need to heal your gut. A properly functioning digestive system (gut) is vital for excellent health. About 60% to 80% of your immune system is located in your gut and 90% of your the chemicals responsible for regulating mood (such as serotonin) is also found in your gut. This is why you must follow the four R's of health in order to...
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5 Easy Things To Do To Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

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Do you suffer from type 2 diabetes? Looking for ways to control it? Keep reading! Type 2 diabetes is a common disease worldwide. The problem with type 2 diabetes is that there are no symptoms in the early stages, and even if there are vague symptoms they can confused for other illnesses.  The longer it is left undiagnosed, the harder it can become to control type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes ...
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Foot Reflexology: Pressure Points To Boost Metabolism & Ease Stress

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Foot reflexology is an alternative medicine that involves applying pressure to your feet with specific thumb, hand, and finger techniques using oils. The concept of foot reflexology is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet. Working on these areas can help create a physical change in your body. Foot reflexology gently affects your organs, gland...
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Declare War On Plaque & Gingivitis With Homemade Mouthwash

It's time to say goodbye to plaque, gingivitis, and harmful chemicals with this easy homemade mouthwash. Most mouthwashes that you buy in the store are filled with harmful chemicals. In fact, research published in the journal Cancer Research has shown that using these harsh mouthwashes can actually increase your chances of getting oral cancer by 40% if you are a man and 60% if you are a woman! ...
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Anti Inflammatory Celery Juice

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If you want to get rid of inflammation for good than this anti inflammatory celery juice recipe is for you. Research has consistently shown that celery contains very powerful anti-inflammatory properties. This is due to two unique compounds found in celery called polyacetylenes and luteolin. Luteolin is an antioxidant flavanoid that possesses powerful anti inflammatory abilities. The polyace...
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Nutritional Yeast Boosts Immunity, Fights Cancer And More

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Nutritional yeast is an inactive yeast that is made from beet molasses and sugarcane. It's scientific name is saccharomyces cerevisiae which means sugar-eating fungus. This yeast does in fact use sugar for energy. Nutritional yeast is yellow in color and can be found in many forms such as flakes, granules, or powder. It is often used as a condiment because of it's delicious flavor. It has a ...
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Sore Throat? Here Are The Top 7 Foods To Eat

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Having a sore throat is not easy. A sore throat is usually caused by a bacterial infection and can also be joined by flu-like symptoms. A sore throat may even make it difficult to speak normally.  Having a sore throat may also make you lose your appetite since swallowing my be painful. The problem with this is that you need to eat to help nourish your body so you can heal and feel better sooner...
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9 Natural Remedies To Get Rid Of Kidney Stones

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Wanting to learn how to get rid of kidney stones? The kidneys are one of the most important organs in your body. They help to detox and remove impurities from the blood and help to flush waste from your urine. Kidney stones, also known as nephrolithiasis in medicine, begin to form when the kidneys are not working well and cannot flush our toxins properly. A crystallization of unprocessed mi...
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6 Glorious Ways You Can Use Lemons For Beauty

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Feeling like your beauty routine could use a pick me up? Flawless skin is as close as your kitchen if your use lemons for beauty! Lemons are full of antioxidants, delicious to use to flavor water and can be used as a household cleaner. They are also wonderful in juices and cooking. But did you know you can also use lemons for beauty?  Lemons can work as a disinfectant, a natural lightener fo...
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5 Best Superfoods To Eat To Cleanse Your Lungs

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Are you eating the best foods to cleanse your lungs? Your lungs are working everyday, all day, even when you are sleeping. You may not think you need to cleanse your lungs, but unfortunately, the lungs are susceptible to dust, smog, chemicals, and other irritants entering into them. The lungs are responsible for bringing oxygen into the body which is vital for your survival. Because of the ...
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7 Herbs And Spices For Weight Loss And Increased Immunity

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Herbs and spices can not only help encourage good nutrition, but they can also help speed up your weight loss goals and prevent common diseases.  Unfortunately today, salt is more used to flavor meals than herbs and spices are. Most restaurants and fast food location use way too much salt in their food. This causes you to be more used to the enhanced flavor of salty foods. The problem with this...
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7 Natural Ways To Prevent Arthritis And Heal Swelling And Pain

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Suffer from arthritis? You can help end the pain and swelling without medication. Arthritis is a very common disease but it is not very well understood. Arthritis is not a single disease but actually a way to help describe joint pain and disease. There are more than 100 different kinds of the disease, and more than 50 million adults have some form of arthritis. Common symptoms include stiffn...
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Why You Must Eat Papaya On A Regular Basis

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How often are you eating papaya? The papaya is a colorful, large, pear-shaped exotic fruit that is delightful in taste and can be found at the supermarket year round. Inside the papaya, you'll find hundreds of soft, gelatinous round seeds that are bitter in taste. The edible flesh is soft and orange and extremely nutritious. The fruit is native to the American tropics and may have been first...
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10 Uses For Honey And Cinnamon That You Would Be Crazy Not To Use

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Honey and cinnamon are two very inexpensive items that are a staple in most pantries. But did you know that the combination of honey and cinnamon has a multitude of health benefits? Honey and cinnamon have been used for hundreds of years in both traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine. These two ingredients have unique healing abilities and have long been used as a home remedy. C...
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9 Superfoods To Help Detoxify Your Liver

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The liver is actually the main organ that helps your body detoxify from toxins, but did you know that it's important to help detoxify your liver? The liver is one of the most important organs in your body. Weighing in at about 3 pounds, this liver is important for many functions that are related to digestion, metabolism, and the immunity of your body. What's more important though is that you ke...
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10 Shocking Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

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Apple cider vinegar is not just for your salads anymore! Apple cider vinegar is a common household item these days. In fact, I'm willing to bet you have a bottle in your pantry right now. This versatile vinegar is not only tasty in salad dressings and marinades, but also has a slew of health benefits. Apple cider vinegar can help with weight loss, controlling your blood sugar levels, and can ev...
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Cranberry Anise Cinnamon Tea

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If you've never made homemade tea before this recipe will have you addicted! This cranberry anise cinnamon tea is not only easy to make, but it has a wonderful flavor and many, many health benefits. While making this tea, your home will also be filled with a sensational smell due to the cinnamon and anise, and the ruby red color will have your friends and family ask, "What is that you're drinking?...
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Turmeric Found To Be Just As Valuable For Your Heart As Exercise

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Listen up turmeric lovers! Another amazing benefit about your favorite spice has been found! While there is nothing that can replace exercise, turmeric extract has been found to produce some of the same heart health benefits as regular aerobic activity. This was seen even stronger in older women going through age-related changes in their arterial health. Although your doctor may not have tol...
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Why Leeks Are So Wondrous For Your Health

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Leeks are vegetables that belong to the allium family (which also includes scallions, onions, garlic, and shallots). While much larger than other allium family relatives, they have a milder flavor. This makes it easy to use in many different kinds of recipes while also adding tons of fiber, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. But other than being a crisp and delicious addition to any meal, th...
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Black Garlic: The Miraculous Superfood You Need Now

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No, it's not spoiled garlic. It's black garlic, and it's the newest superfood you need to include in your life immediately! Black garlic is made by fermenting regular garlic in temperature of about 149 to 176 degrees F (65 to 80 degrees C) for about month in a humidity-controlled room. In order to achieve the wonderful sweet taste it has, it is then left to oxidize in a clean room for another ...
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Get It On Tonight With 15 Foods To Increase Your Sex Drive

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Sex. Yes I said it. It's something that we as the human race have been interested in for thousands of years. Even the pharmaceutical industry has become profitable because of our endless need to increase our performance in the bedroom. But did you know your diet can have a large influence on your sex drive? Here are some of the top natural foods that can spice up your life, increase heat in your ...
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13 New Year’s Traditions From Around The World

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New Year's Eve and Day is celebrate by most cultures around the world. However, you may not realize just how different your New Year's traditions are from other families. And since food is such a big part of celebrations, is goes without saying that many cultures will include food in their New Year's traditions! Here’s a list of some of the interesting New Year's traditions across the globe: 1. ...
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Anti-Inflammatory Ginger And Turmeric Smoothie

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Since everyone is talking about the amazing anti-inflammatory properties of ginger and turmeric, I figured I'd make a delicious recipe to help harness those properties in one delicious ginger and turmeric smoothie! Ginger and turmeric are actually cousins, and both have been found to have some absolutely amazing properties. Ginger has been found in research to be great at reducing inflammation ...
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Amazing Beet Hummus

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I was so inspired by my beet banana berry smoothie that I had to create another recipe with the leftover beets I had. Thus was born this amazing beet hummus! Beets are a vegetable that is full of antioxidants. This beet hummus also has a number of nutrients that help to cleanse and detoxify your body. The betaine in the beet hummus help the liver to eliminate toxins. It also contain pectin, a ...
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Beet Banana Berry Smoothie

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Since beets are currently in season, I thought I'd celebrate their amazing taste and medicinal properties with a delicious beet banana berry smoothie. And not just one type of berry, but two! This beet banana berry smoothie is made with raw beets, fresh or frozen strawberries and blueberries, a frozen banana, and almond milk. I also added a tablespoon of hemp seeds to add protein, and the hemp se...
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5 Cancer Causing Foods You Should Seriously Avoid

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What you eat can increase your risk of cancer. Cancer is a very deadly disease that claims the lives of over 100,000 people each year. Although there are some common sense things you can do to prevent the disease such as not smoking and keeping up with exercise, most people do not know that what they eat can actually increase their risk. Unhealthy foods can actually help cancer cells in your...
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Ginger Is 10,000 Times Better At Killing Cancer Than Chemotherapy

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Ginger is more powerful than we once thought. Ginger is a flowering plant whose root has been used for centuries in cooking as a hot, fragrant kitchen spice. But besides being delicious in your favorite meals, did you know ginger is 10,000 times more effective than chemo at killing cancer? Ginger is a cousin to the powerful root turmeric which has been widely used for its effects on cancer. ...
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Science Proves Turmeric Beats These 7 Prescription Drugs

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Did you know turmeric can help heal what ails you better than some prescription drugs? Turmeric is a bright yellow colored spice considered sacred in the areas of southwest India and Indonesia. It is acquired from the tropical plant Curcuma Longa, a member of the ginger family. In recent years, the internet and social media have been riddled with posts about the almost magical effects of tur...
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7 Foods To Eat Everyday To Prevent Cancer

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Getting cancer is no joke, and if you're wanting to prevent cancer there are certain things you can do to help prevent it. Besides not smoking, limiting your alcohol intake, and reducing your exposure to harmful carcinogens (like ultraviolet light, radon gases, and infectious agents), nutritionally there are ways to help prevent cancer. One of the best things you can do to prevent cancer is ...
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10 Tips For Making A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

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Making a New Year's resolution has been a tradition for as long as many people can remember. With promise of losing weight, becoming more fit, or just learning how to eat better, a New Year’s resolution offers encouragement to better one’s life in the year to come. However, according to a 2007 study by Richard Weisman from the University of Bristol, 88% of people who make them fail even though ...
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9 Easy Natural Ways To Banish Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

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It's hard to flaunt your beautiful eyes when you're plagued by dark circles. As you age, the skin becomes less elastic and does not heal as well, making dark circles more pronounced no matter how much sleep you get. Dark circles are caused by blood passing through the veins just below the surface of that area of skin. If the area under your eyes is very thin, the dark circles appear even darker...
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7 Amazing Uses For The Almighty Moringa Tree

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Have you ever heard of moringa before? Moringa oleifera, also known as "malunggay" in Hawaii, is a medicinal plant that occurs widely in tropical areas. The tree grows quickly and is also known as the horseradish tree, drumstick tree, benzolive tree, kelor, marango, mlonge, moonga, mulangay, saijhan, sajna or benoil tree. The plant contains many beneficial nutritional properties such as ...
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15 Incredible Reasons to Drink Lemon Water

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Ready to give your health a refreshing boost? Then you should try drinking lemon water! Not only is lemon water a tasty alternative to drinking just plain water, but it provides a wide range of health benefits that you can't afford not to experience! Here are 13 reasons why you should be drinking lemon water everyday: 1. Lemon Water For Clearer Skin Want clear, beautiful skin? The vitamin C i...
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The Disappointing Truth About Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is not all that it's cracked up to be. Coconut oil: the miracle cure for just about anything? Since about 2011, it seems as though the shelves have become packed with overpriced jars that seem to fly off the shelf, and even more products advertising to choose theirs over others because they contain this potent product. But according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,the w...
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10 Crucial Essential Oils For Beginners

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Have you been wanting to start using essential oils, but didn't know where to start? The amount of essential oils available can make your head (and your nose) spin! Essential oils come from plants and are safe and easy to use, but which ones to start with can be confusing if you're a beginner. Have no fear, the top 10 list of essential oils for beginners is here! 1. Lavender This is the best...
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The Real Scoop On Sugar (And What It Means For Your Health)

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Stuck in a weight loss rut? You might be eating too much sugar. Added sugar has been scientifically proven to be one of the biggest players in the rise of obesity and heart disease in the past couple of decades. But not all sugars are terrible for you, so learning the difference is important. What is the exact difference between natural and added sugar? Are they the same? Very simply, no. Some s...
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7 Guilt Free Halloween Candy Options

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Don't let Halloween candy be the spooky downfall to your health goals! Halloween is an exciting time of year. The costumes, the decorations, the spooky sounds...Halloween has the potential to be one of the most spectacular holidays around. However, for those trying to meet health goals, Halloween can be down right frightening. With all that temptation being handed out from door to door and e...
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Which Is Best: Regular Or Diet Soda? You May Be Surprised

Regular soda or diet soda? Is there a difference when we're talking about our health? It has been shown that yes,s ugary-beverages do increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, coronary heart disease, heart disease, hypertension, and stroke - but were you aware that drinking diet soda may make you MORE at risk for these diseases and conditions? The consumption of sugary drinks has...
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9 Foods You Didn’t Know Help Fight Cravings

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Are you experiencing cravings? If you find yourself starving mid-day or overeating at dinner, your snacks could be the culprit. Choosing the right foods not only provides your body with the proper nutrition it needs, but also helps ward off cravings for unhealthy food items and makes it easier to say "no" when the office snacks start coming around or seconds at the table are offered. These food...
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Homemade Kimchi

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Kimchi is a staple in Korean diets. In fact, Koreans eat approximately 40 pounds of it per person each year!  The reddish fermented cabbage dish is served at every meal, either alone or mixed with rice or noodles. It's high-fiber content and low-fat qualities help keep the people of Korea slim. Kimchi is loaded with vitamins A, B, and C. Kimchi is also a fermented food, containing the healt...
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Actually Just How Healthy Is Your Yogurt?

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Is your yogurt just as bad as dessert? Yogurt has become a staple in many household homes. Over the years, more and more research about its benefits have emerged. Full of probiotics (your good gut bacteria), protein, calcium, vitamin B12, vitamin B2, potassium and magnesium, yogurt has definitely become recommended as a healthy part of your diet. What we don’t realize, however, it the amount o...
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Magnesium Deficiency Could Be Ruining Your Life

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Suffering from unexplained fatigue or weakness, abnormal heart rhythms or even muscle spasms and eye twitches? A magnesium deficiency could be to blame. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body. It is also an electrolyte, a mineral in blood and other fluids that carries an electric charge. This electricity is what is responsible for brain activity. Without electrolytes like ma...
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Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry

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Where's the beef? That's right, even beef can fit into a healthy diet as long as you choose lean cuts. This teriyaki beef stir fry is an amazing example of how the stigma against beef is totally wrong. You CAN include beef into your diet and still be heart healthy. One of the healthiest ways to prepare this tasty meat is in a beef stir fry. As a nutrient dense red meat, beef contains a number o...
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Ground Turkey Zucchini Boats With Tomato And Vegetables

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It's Fall, so zucchini's a full stock at the grocery store and farmer's market just waiting to be turned into an amazing recipe...like these zucchini boats! What I love about this recipe is that it uses everyday kitchen staples and helps you get not only two servings of veggies into dinner, but also tons of fiber without the added carbohydrates! Plus, zucchini boats look beautiful on the plate! ...
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Cottage Cheese Breakfast Parfait

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I'm going to let you in on a little secret: this is ABSOLUTELY my favorite breakfast of all time! It's quick, easy, delicious, and packed with nutritional benefits guaranteed to make your morning even more fabulous. Protein-packed cottage cheese is substantial enough to form the basis for a meal. Although most commercially produced cottage cheese is often high in salt and saturated fat, choosin...
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6 Stunning Health Benefits of Pumpkin

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The pumpkin - it's everyone's favorite fall vegetable! The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word "Pepõn" which means "large melon". Overtime, the word gradually was turned into the word "pumpkin." Pumpkin and squash are believed to have originated in the ancient Americas. This brightly colored vegetable can be used to flavor your favorite morning coffee to providing a delightful decora...
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Rambutan: The Amazing Super Fruit You Must Try

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Rambutan is a tropical fruit that is believed to have originated in Indonesia. It is a small red or yellow colored fruit with spiky hair on the skin. It's flesh is sweet and juicy with a slight acidic taste. The fruit is now widely found in the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Australia, Thailand, Ecuador, and America. The name rambutan comes from the Indonesian name "rambut," which ...
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Apple Oatmeal Muffins

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Muffins have been though to be a nutritional no-no as most are high in fat and overdo it on the carbohydrates. This recipe, however, is a great way to get in a serving of fruit and whole grains without going over the top. Apples are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavanoids, and dietary fiber. The phytonutrients and antioxidants in apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer...
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7 Natural Ways To Prevent Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

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Are you at risk for osteoporosis? Maintaining strong bones is extremely important throughout our lives, but specifically when we get older. But sometimes, whether it's due to genetics or dietary decisions, we begin to lose our bone mass, leading to one of two conditions called osteopenia or osteoporosis. Osteopenia is a bone condition where the density of the bone is decreased. This leads to...
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Detoxifying Lentil, Asparagus, And Spinach Soup

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You ever have one of those nights where you have to do grocery shopping in the morning and barely have anything left to make dinner with? BAM! The Lentil Asparagus and Spinach Soup was born! So easy to make, and full of fiber, protein, and antioxidants! This is definitely the perfect detoxifying and delicious meal for two! Lentils are detoxifying because they help to reduce blood cholesterol si...
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11 Nutrition Myths You Should Stop Believing Already

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Are you falling for old nutrition myths? Nutrition is a big topic of controversy as it seems as though everyone has an opinion. But most of the nutrition advice you hear is probably far from correct. From television to magazines, every week you hear something new about how a certain food is either killing us or the new trend that can save your life and whittle your waistline. However, some o...
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Lemon Ginger Syrup That Can Blast Off Body Fat

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Ready to start losing that excess weight you've developed around the middle? Try this awesome lemon ginger syrup! This homemade remedy could be just the thing to get you moving in the right direction! Not only is it inexpensive to make, but it is made of ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Lemon has been used for hundreds of years for their medicinal properties. Its h...
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Lavender Lemonade: Your New Headache and Anxiety Remedy

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Anxious? Have a killer migraine? Bring relief without using harmful medications with lavender lemonade! Known for its sweet smell, lavender oil (made from the flowers of the lavender plant) is highly aromatic and has long been used to perfume bath and body products. Lavender is native to the mountainous regions surrounding the Mediterranean. It’s now widely grown throughout Europe, Australia, a...
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Grapefruit: The Good News, The Bad News

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Grapefruit and grapefruit juice has been well known in the community as being a great low GI fruit, an excellent weight loss and weight management food, and an amazing immune system booster. But were you aware that grapefruit can actually be extremely dangerous for some individuals?   Half a medium grapefruit is only 41 calories, and provides 58.7% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C nee...
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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

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Remember Sunday morning when dad would cook pancakes? This recipe will bring you right back home to the breakfast table. And because it's fall, adding some pumpkin spice to the mix will have everyone in the family begging for more! Best of all, even your vegans friends can partake in these round discs of perfection. Eating pumpkin is good for the heart! The fiber, potassium and vitamin C conten...
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Carrot Pineapple Muffins (Vegetarian)

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There's no reason to omit muffins from your diet with this recipe! These vegetarian carrot pineapple muffins are perfect as part of your breakfast or for a quick mid-morning or afternoon snack! Most of the benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta carotene and fiber content. This root vegetable is also a good source of antioxidant agents. Carrots are also rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vi...
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5 Tips To Lose Weight When Your Family Is Not On Board

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So you’ve finally made the decision to lose weight and better yourself and your health! Congratulations! You’re working out and eating more mindfully, but then comes an unexpected road block: your family. Although most family members are mostly sympathetic of your weight loss goals, deep down they might be irritated at how the changes in the kitchen are affecting them, too. Losing weight requires...
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Salmon Salad Made with Kunachia

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They say that abs are made in the kitchen, and they're right. And what better way to do that with salmon, vegetables, and everyone's favorite superfood: chia! Have you heard about the benefits of chia? What about the benefits of probiotics? What if you could get the best of both worlds with one product? The people at Kunachia were amazing enough to send me a free sample of their Organic Chia + ...
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Which Is The Healthiest Sweetener: Sugar, Honey, Or Agave?

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With an increase in diabetes on the rise and more people becoming aware that controlling their blood sugar levels is important, a very common question asked is: “Which is the healthiest sweetener? Sugar, honey, or agave?” It’s difficult to answer this because there are reasons one is better than the other, and reasons why all three may not be a good idea. Honey and agave both contain 21 calories...
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Kale Frittata

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Kale is packed with a ton of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients such as glucosinolates, and flavonoids. Because of its amazing nutritional properties, this superfood can help fight cardiovascular disease, asthma, and rheumatoid arthritis. It may also help to prevent several types of cancer and pre-mature aging of the skin, and kale also helps promote urinary tract health. This kale frittata recipe...
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Suffering From Depression? Eating More Fish May Help

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A recent analysis of previous studies shows that those eat a lot of fish have a lower risk of developing depression. “Higher fish consumption may be beneficial in the primary prevention of depression.” The Chinese study analyzed 26 studies from around the world involving more than 150,000 subjects in order to examine the relationship between eating fish and depression. The studies analyzed were ...
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Napping Helps Lower Blood Pressure And Medications

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Taking a midday nap can help reduce blood pressure levels and the number of prescription medications taken, according to new research. The study was presented at the European Society of Cardiologists on Saturday by Dr. Manolis Kallistratos, a cardiologist of the Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece. "Although William Blake affirms that it is better to think in the morning, ac...
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Drinking Water Can Help You Lose More Weight

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A new study shows that drinking 16 ounces of water before a meal can lead to more weight loss. The study, published in the journal Obesity, had obese individuals drink water before they ate in order to see if it would help them lose more weight. “If you look at any sort of weight management programs, they all say drinking lots of water is a really good thing,” says study author Dr. Amanda Da...
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Red, White, And Blue Breakfast Parfait

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Celebrate the 4th of July with this awesome breakfast parfait! Picnics, barbecues and fireworks. To a proud American, this means the Fourth of July: a celebration of our nation's independence and a great reason to celebrate with family and friends. And there is no better way to ensure you have the energy to make it to a spectacular light show than with a good breakfast! Breakfast is not only...
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Hemp Seed, Peach, and Cottage Cheese Pancakes

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What to do when you don't have much in the fridge and you want a hearty breakfast? Throw it together! These Hemp Seed, Peach, and Cottage Cheese Pancakes were a result of just that. They're fluffy, full of fiber, and gluten-free too! Hemp seed is your superfood answer to a sluggish metabolism, a wrecked gastrointesinal tract, and unbalanced hormones. For many years, hemp seed was avoided becaus...
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Kiwi Blueberry Yogurt Parfait

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Good morning to all! I woke up this morning and realized that the kiwis on my counter top were ripe and ready to go. What a perfect excuse to make a fabulous parfait for two!  The word "parfait" is the French term used to prepare a specific dessert. The French dessert is essentially a pureed dessert custard that can be served in any type of glassware. The American version of the dessert is alwa...
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Vegan Pear Bread

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Are you vegan? Love bread but can't find many without eggs, milk, or butter? Then do I have the recipe for you! This vegan pear bread is so good, even your meat-eating friends will be begging you for the recipe!  Pears are one of the highest-fiber fruits, offering six grams per medium-sized fruit, helping you meet your daily requirement of 25 to 30 grams. Filling up on fiber keeps you regular t...
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Blueberry Blackberry Pancakes

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Woke up this morning thinking, "Hmmmm....PANCAKES!" This recipe is perfect for two, or double it for a family of four. Whole grains, a serving of fruit, and they're low sodium to boot! Blueberries and blackberries might be small, but their big on health! They're rich in nutrients, antioxidants and phytochemicals which may help prevent and even reverse the effects of aging, cardiovascular diseas...
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Pears, Honey and Cottage Cheese Toast

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New addiction alert! This is probably one of the easiest and most satisfying breakfasts you can eat...and boy is it easy to make! Beyond being a tasty addition to the diet, pears are also packed with nutrients and nutritional value. Pears have a huge list of health benefits, including: ability to aid in weight loss, improve digestion, improve heart health, regulate the body’s fluid levels, redu...
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Vegan Slow-Cooker Banana Walnut Oatmeal

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Not eating breakfast because you feel like you just don't have the time? Well that excuse isn't going to fly anymore! This Vegan Slow-Cooker Banana Walnut Oatmeal is the kind of breakfast you make the night before. That's right, pull out your slow-cooker and get this easy breakfast going before you go to bed. Eating breakfast is integral for living a healthy life. If you feel as though you're n...
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Kale, Sweet Potato, and Egg Hash

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Do you love kale? Over the holiday, we visited my in-laws, which of course meant taking home some of my mother-in-laws expertly grown organic kale! And what better way to use it then to create a delicious recipe! This amazingly easy delight can made made for breakfast, lunch, or as a healthy afternoon snack! And what an amazing way to get your greens in! Kale is LOADED with antioxidants like beta...
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