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Coffee and Tea, Good for the Heart and Reduces Risk of Cancer!

Friday, June 25, 2010

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Coffee and Tea, Good for the Heart and Reduces Risk of Cancer!

Good news to coffee and tea drinkers out there! A new study shows that coffee and tea can help protect against heart disease. Another study says that four cups of coffee a day can reduce risk of oral cancer and three cups of tea can reduce the risk of breast cancer as well.

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Milk Has Heart Healthy Effects!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Milk Has Heart Healthy Effects!

Have you worried about eating too much cheese or drink too much milk due to the saturated fat that these products contain? Well there’s good news for those dairy lovers out there. According to Reuters, there is some new evidence showing that dairy foods could actually benefit heart health by lowering blood pressure or reducing cholesterol!

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Be Healthy, Eat a Rainbow!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Be Healthy, Eat a Rainbow!

When we look at food, we see one main thing, color. The color of our food can tell us a few things about it and signals to our brains what sort of taste it may have, edibility, or even how healthy it is for us. This can help us choose the healthiest foods for our bodies as well as what kind of benefits they have for us based on the color of said food!

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Food Cravings, and How to Curb Them

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Food Cravings, and How to Curb Them

Have you ever wondered why you suddenly crave that chocolate cake or that hamburger? We try to keep healthy but when those cravings slap us in the face, it’s overwhelming and usually is the cause of our downfall when it comes to our health.

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A Great, Delicious way to Keep your Skin Healthy this Summer!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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A Great, Delicious way to Keep your Skin Healthy this Summer!

With the warm weather people are going outside more often to play in the sun. The thing is that you have to watch how much sun you get as it can do damage to your skin. Luckily, if you eat the right kinds of foods, you can drop the amount of sun damage which in turn also keeps you looking younger, healthier and you get to enjoy the summer!

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More Gluten-Free Products are Hitting the Shelves

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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More Gluten-Free Products are Hitting the Shelves

For the many people out there that either choose or need to eat gluten-free products, things are getting a bit easier. The amount of gluten-free foods are on the rise with new pastas, breads, cakes, mixes and even alcohol like gluten free beer. In fact the demand and sales for such products have increased 74% from 2004 to 2009 according to the Nielson Company and is thought to grow another 15 - 25% a year!

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Onions, an Ancient Ingredient With Many Uses!

Monday, May 10, 2010

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Onions, an Ancient Ingredient With Many Uses!

We use it in every part of the world in a number of different ways, but how much do we really know about the onion? Related to the lily, this bulb is healthy, flavorful and comes in a few different varieties. Onions are also beautiful to look at and can give both color and texture to an otherwise bland looking dish!

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Meatless Mondays, an Excellent way to Improve Health for You and the Planet!

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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Meatless Mondays, an Excellent way to Improve Health for You and the Planet!

When looking around at many of the food sites on Mondays, you may see the term “Meatless Monday” frequently in relation to posts and recipes. This is an excellent way to find dishes that are vegetarian or vegan and incorporate them into your weekly menu. It can also help the environment’s health as well as your own!

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Avocado, One of Nature’s Perfect Foods!

Monday, May 3, 2010

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Avocado, One of Nature’s Perfect Foods!

Cinco De Mayo (the 5th of May) is almost here, and it just seems right to talk about the famous Mexican fruit the avocado! Avocados are creamy and smooth in texture, making them easy to use for a variety of foods. They also usually have a mild flavor that can be punched up and turned into something more savory, salty, or even sweet!

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Eat Breakfast like a King! It’s Healthy!

Sunday, April 25, 2010

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Eat Breakfast like a King! It’s Healthy!

Ever heard of the saying “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”? According to an article on labspaces.net and a recent study done by the Univerrsity of Alabama at Birmingham, this may be the way to go for a healthier you.

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