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  1. Top Ten Superfoods: Introducing the Superberries

    Top Ten Superfoods: Introducing the Superberries
    1. Black Cherry is famous for its ability to reduce pain and inflammation...so much so that studies tell us that these same compounds found in Black Cherry may also reduce the risk of colon cancer. 2. Raspberry has been shown to be high in antioxidant power, and a warrior against disease.  This superberry helps to fight heart disease, improve vision...
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  2. Boost the Immune System with Infection-Fighting Foods

    Boost the Immune System with Infection-Fighting Foods
    Boost the Immune System with Infection-Fighting Foods. Take advantage of the following natural foods when battling a cold or flu:   Try the BRAT Diet.  Immediately following stomach flu, it is best to consume fluids and broths.  On day two, try BRAT.  Commonly used for children with upset stomachs, this natural remedy of bananas, rice, applesauce and dry toast really...
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  3. Get Your ZZZs with Natural Relaxants

    Get Your ZZZs with Natural Relaxants
    You don’t have to rely on dangerous, addictive sleep medication to visit the Land of Nod. Opt instead for natural therapies that help calm your body and mind while also promoting sleep. Some of the best-researched sleep nutrients include melatonin, GABA, and the herbs chamomile and passionflower. Melatonin helps to regulate your body’s natural rhythms, including waking and sleeping. It...
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  4. Sorting Eggs: How To Make The Right Choice

    Sorting Eggs: How To Make The Right Choice
    Worried about the cholesterol in your morning omelet? You shouldn’t be. You can eat one or two eggs a day without raising your cholesterol, according to nutrition experts. A statistical analysis of 224 studies over the past 25 years with over 8,000 people found that eating foods high in cholesterol, like eggs, did not raise blood levels of cholesterol. Eggs...
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  5. 10 Superfoods For The Holidays

    10 Superfoods For The Holidays
    When you’re a kid, the holidays are a time to anticipate Santa, toys and treats. But let’s face it: Most of us grownups are looking forward to the food! This is THE time of year when indulgence is permissible – even expected. While a certain amount of gastronomic revelry is OK, remember to indulge in small portions or you will...
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  6. Winter squash: a nutritional bonanza

    Winter squash: a nutritional bonanza
    When the season of falling leaves, pumpkins and mums arrives, nothing is more appealing on a chilly evening than a bowl of silky butternut squash soup … unless maybe it’s a slice of warm, fragrant pumpkin bread! What these two signature foods of fall have in common is that they are made from winter squash. The perfect food for cool...
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  7. The Original “Sinful” Fruit

    It’s been heralded as the “jewel of winter,” and many believe it is the actual source of Eve’s temptation in the Garden of Eden. Revered for its leathery skin, odd little seeds, and miraculous juice, this quirky fruit has been used medicinally in the Middle East, Iran, India, Egypt, and Greece for thousands of years to treat disease and infection...
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  8. Healthy Recipes: Golden Walnut Couscous Salad

    Healthy Recipes: Golden Walnut Couscous Salad
    Here’s a tasty salad recipe that’s perfect as a side dish or healthy snack:   Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup couscous 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced 1/2 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced 1/2 cup sliced radishes salt...
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  9. Healthy Recipes: Broccoli with Squash Sauce

    Healthy Recipes: Broccoli with Squash Sauce
    Here is an incredibly healthy alternative to the traditional “broccoli with cheese sauce.” This recipe is so tasty and decadent you’ll hardy know it’s a “healthy alternative!” And the colors make it ultra-irresistible. Ingredients: 1 head broccoli, cut into florettes, stems peeled and 1/4 sliced 1 small winter squash (such as butternut, hokkaido, buttercup or sweet) 1/2 tablespoon melted butter...
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  10. Healthy Recipe: Squash Rings with Chard and Walnut Pasta

    Healthy Recipe: Squash Rings with Chard and Walnut Pasta
    Here’s an entrée full of antioxidants and fiber that everyone will love! Ingredients: 1/2 cup walnut pieces 1 acorn squash, cut into 1 1/2" thick rings, seeds removed 1 medium red onion, sliced 1/4" thick 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 cup orange juice 4 cups young chard 2 cloves garlic, minced 8 ounces Orzo pasta 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage 2 teaspoons...
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