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The Scoop on Functional Foods

So what exactly are “functional foods?” Ironically, functional foods are more than simply functional. They offer extra, sometimes unexpected, benefits that other…

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10 Vegetarian Snacks For Less Than $5

Vegetarian meals do not have to be boring, and they certainly do not have to be expensive. One Green Planet, an “online guide…

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Rev Up Your Metabolism With These 6 Foods

Eating to speed up your metabolism? This concept may seem like an oxymoron to some, but what and when you eat can…

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Foods For Healthy, Beautiful Skin

Most experts would agree that there is at least some link between skin health and nutrition. The Washington Post recently published the…

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7 Tips for Cleaning Fruits and Vegetables

If you think foodborne illness is only caused by animal products, think again. Last year, the U.S. experienced several large outbreaks of…

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Demand for Gluten-Free Products Still on the Rise

The New York Times explores the health and business trend of gluten-free products in “A Big Bet on Gluten-Free.” A BIG BET…

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Happy-Hour Hummus

It’s a quick snack to make before dinner. Throw all the ingredients into a food processor, give it a whirl, and presto–you’ve…

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Everything You Need to Know about Sweet Potatoes

Did you know that before becoming the first President of the United States, George Washington was actually a sweet potato farmer? Sweet…

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Al Gore on Medicine’s Inconvenient Truths with Dr. Topol

Video interview featured at Future of Genomic Medicine conference Former Vice President Al Gore recently sat down with Scripps Health Chief Academic…

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Asthma Animated

Asthma is a chronic condition that can be managed but not cured. This animation explains asthma in detail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EDo9pUYvPE…

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Crisp Potato Hash Browns

Serve these guilt-free breakfast treats hot! This recipe avoids the oil used in traditional hash browns, which means less than 1 gram…

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Quinoa and Black Beans

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Ready In: 50 Minutes Servings: 10 INGREDIENTS: 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped…

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