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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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Staying Hydrated in The Summer Heat

It’s the middle of summer (already!) and that means HOT days at the beach or pool, family barbeques,  sports and lots of outdoor activities. Our bodies are about 75 percent water and blood is nearly 80 percent water, so it is necessary to replenish what is lost every day. When we don’t consume enough water our blood thickens, […]

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A Valentine To Our Readers For HEART Health Month

  Welcome February – the HEART month!  It’s Heart Health month and what more appropriate month to contain Valentine’s Day!? Because it is Heart month, I wanted to write a quick note in dedication to the dear readers of Naturally Nourishing. I want to tell you how much I love you.  To get to the […]

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Coffee – #16 on the list of Top 20 Artery Cleansing Foods

According to researchers in The Netherlands, people who drank more than two, but no more than four, cups of coffee a day for 13 years had about a 20 percent lower risk of heart disease than people who drank more or less coffee or no coffee at all. Moderation is the key to coffee’s heart-health […]

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