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Eating Smart for the Whole Body

  Melon and Citrus for Breasts: Reason why: Melons and oranges are rich in immune-boosting vitamin C, and many studies have indicated that a diet heavy in vitamin C (from food, not supplements) helps prevent breast cancer.       Rhubarb and Bok Choy for Bones Reason why: Bok Choy is an excellent source of calcium, a mineral that’s essential […]

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TOP 5 Fat Burning Foods

 Are you trying to lose weight? With the holidays behind us we can take a closer look at the food we’re eating and how it affects our weight. The truth is we can’t continue to eat cookies and drink eggnog and hope to stay in the same dress size now can we? Did you know […]

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What Happens When You Stop Smoking?

We all know how smoking can rob us of our health. Even if you don’t smoke, you can still suffer some of the same effects if you are around second hand smoke. But, what happens if you are a smoker and you quit? How does your body heal? You won’t heal over night, but your […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Who knew that the secret to everything from disease prevention to glowing, healthy skin could be found in the world’s most popular fruit? Tomatoes are a nutritional powerhouse, due in part to their high amount of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that gives tomatoes their red color, and may lower the risk of heart disease, improve […]

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Eat Your Spinach!

Health Benefits of Spinach No other vegetable ever gained the fame that spinach did in the 1960s through the cartoon character Popeye. Often in vain, parents encouraged their children to eat their spinach so they would grow up to be big and strong. Low in fat and lower in cholesterol, spinach is high in niacin, zinc, protein, […]

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Why Warm Lemon Water is So Beneficial

It may sound strange to begin your morning with a glass of warm lemon water, but when you know how amazing this fruit is, you won’t think it’s so odd after all.  Three easy steps to good health and energy! 1. Fill a glass with about 14 ounces of purified water. (warm or room temperature is […]

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Benefits of Apples and Bananas

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Green Beans at Their Peak

Summer is here and brings fresh produce to our tables. You’ll want to take advantage of fruits and vegetables that are harvested throughout the season to receive the most benefits. Green beans will hit their peak in the next few weeks.  They are a heart friendly vegetable, a good source of cholesterol lowering soluble fiber, and they […]

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GARLIC To The Rescue!

So you think garlic gives you nothing but bad breath. Well, OK, that’s true, but it is also one of the healthiest foods on earth. The therapeutic qualities of garlic are not new to us. But did you know that Sanskrit records reveal that garlic remedies were developed in India more than 5,000 years ago. […]

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TOP 5 Healthiest Seeds

Seeds … They come in all different sizes, shapes and colors. A seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A plant goes to great lengths to produce each seed and fill it with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, proteins, essential oils and dormant enzymes. A seed is life. It is a living food. […]

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