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Defining Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables: A Nutrient Density Approach

Volume 11 — June 05, 2014 Defining Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables: A Nutrient Density Approach   Jennifer Di Noia, PhD Suggested citation for this article: Di Noia J. Defining Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables: A Nutrient Density Approach. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130390. … Continue reading

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A Nutritionist Told Us to Drink Hot Chocolate

Sarah Britton is a Toronto-born, Copenhagen-based holistic nutritionist. Her blog, My New Roots, has earned her the title of Quinoa Queen, but as we learned when talking to her for our new years health series, Britton’s knowledge goes way beyond ancient grains. And no, … Continue reading

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Upgrade your hydration Boost your athletic performance with alkaline water

Unless your tap needs a clean, your water is probably as good as it’s going to get. But if you opt for alkaline water, it increases the pH level of your blood and improves hydration. In this study, mineral-enhanced H20 … Continue reading

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5 Health Benefits of Beards (Yes, Beards)

This beard could have unique health benefitsAre the hipsters on to something? Charles Darwin first noted an evolutionary explanation of beards in “The Descent of Man,” in which he hypothesized that the process of sexual selection may have led to … Continue reading

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10 Best Foods for Your Body

Kiwi for Your Bones Eating kiwi will not only help maintain clear skin, it will also promote healthy bones. Lisa Drayer, MA, RD, author of The Beauty Diet, says one cup peeled kiwi contains more vitamin C than the equivalent … Continue reading

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4 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Garlic

Garlic is more than a culinary mainstay that can add flavor to meals; it is a natural, traditional medicine that has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Research indicates regular consumption of garlic may: Alter how cholesterol is metabolized in the … Continue reading

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75% of ALL Honey Bought at the Supermarket Isn’t Real Honey

75% of ALL Honey Bought at the Supermarket Isn’t Real Honey.

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Save your life: Eat tomatoes and mozzarella! Mediterranean diet for heart health gains momentum!

By Elizabeth O’Brien Here’s a sandwich for members of the sandwich generation: A whole-wheat baguette topped with fresh mozzarella cheese, arugula, a slice of ripe tomato and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil. Eat one regularly—instead of, say, a cheeseburger—and … Continue reading

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New Study Finds a Cure for Gray Hair—Finally

It sounds too good to be true. An April 2013 study will no doubt leave the hair dye industry seeing red.  According to a joint group of researchers at Germany’s Institute for Pigmentary Disorders at E.M. Arndt University of Greifswald … Continue reading

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Snacks versus weight loss

Americans love to snack almost as much as we want to lose weight. But according to recent research by the USDA, our snacking habits are adding too many calories and too few nutrients to our diets. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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