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10 Healthy Boosters for Your Green Smoothie

1. Flaxseed Ground flaxseed is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, both of which have been shown to lower cholesterol levels…

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What to Eat this Season – Winter’s Top 10 Veggies

Don’t let the chilly weather keep you from getting your necessary veggies! Look for winter produce at local farmers markets for the best…

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Top Foods (and Drinks) for a Healthy Heart

12 Items You Should Keep on Hand for Simple, Heart-Healthy Meals: Tomatoes and Lycopene – Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Tomatoes are full of an…

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Oven-Baked Salmon

Recipe courtesy of: The Food Network An easy and nutritious way to cook salmon is by baking  it right in your oven….

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Citrus Dressing

Swap sodium-heavy bottled dressings for dressings you can make right at home. Chef Michel’s Citrus Dressing recipe is a great match for…

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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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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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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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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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