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Carrots Nourish MUCH More Than Your Eyes!

Carrots are more than a nourishing boost for your eyesight. They are also good for your body’s overall health, especially the skin, digestive system and believe it or not, TEETH! Healthy Reasons to Eat Carrots … 10 of Them! 1. Beta Carotene: Carrots are a rich source of this powerful antioxidant, which, among other vital […]

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Raspberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Mornings can be hectic with everyone rushing to get where they have to be for the day. Whether it’s school, work or any activity, it’s important to begin the day with a healthy low fat, high protein diet. But, who has the time to cook in the middle of all the chaos? This recipe can […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

  Sweet Potatoes are an incredibly nutritious food that are packed with antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C, E & D, and minerals such as manganese and iron. They are also high in potassium which helps to lower blood pressure by removing excess sodium and regulating fluid balance in the body.  Sweet potatoes are an […]

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Organic vs Conventional

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Berry Special Summer Fruit

BERRIES! Among summer’s most delicious treats is the abundance of berries! This is the time to take advantage of the super anti-oxidant benefits in blueberries. Fresh strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are an excellent source of fiber, as well as vitamin C. A single cup of berries was found to top the list of all fruits, […]

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Eat Your Weeds?

Many of those plants that we called weeds are weeds simply because of their superstar survival skills. Wouldn’t you like to have a little bit of that superpower for yourself? Here are some of the lawn weeds that you can eat: 1. Plantain – This little leaf is a common sight in lawns. Plantain is […]

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Get The Scoop on Artichokes

Artichokes are a powerhouse of nutrition and fiber, but more importantly, they’re flavorful and a great addition to any meal — or a light meal on their own. They have been used as a digestive aid since ancient Egyptian times. Per serving, it has more fiber than Lima beans, prunes or green peas. It’s also […]

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The Benefits of (Sweet) Lucuma Powder

Have you been craving something sweet, but don’t want to consume unhealthy sugars? Well, we have wonderful news for you! Lucuma powder tastes like a cross between sweet potato and maple ( similar to butterscotch or caramel). In powder form, it’s granulated and resembles brown sugar. Even better, it’s healthy for you since its rich […]

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Common Myths for Women And Heart Disease

One of the biggest misconceptions about heart disease is that it’s mostly men who have them. The fact is, heart attacks kill more women than ALL cancers combined … and that includes breast cancer, which many think is the number one health risk for females. Myth: Heart disease is for men, and cancer is the biggest […]

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Lose Water Weight With Celery

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