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Why You Need to Eat More Vegetables

02 May 2016 | 172,563 Views

This nutritional cornerstone has almost all the vitamins and minerals your body needs, but most aren't getting enough. And that's a shame, because a recent study found those who ate 3 additional daily portions for 6 weeks were ranked as better looking.

The Wonders of Watercress

02 May 2016 | 26,651 Views

A crucifer vegetable some may mistake as an herb because of its delicate leaves and slender stalks, watercress is an ancient, water-loving plant that’s become a favorite salad and soup ingredient due to its peppery essence and crunchy texture. One of the healthiest foods on the planet, watercress has incredible disease-preventing potential!

Why Do Insides of Apples Turn Brown After Slicing?

30 Apr 2016 | 42,454 Views

Have you ever wondered why apples turn brown shortly after they're cut? The process is related to a natural antiseptic that protects apples from bacteria and fungi.

An Inside Look Into the Fish Industry Reveals Disturbing Facts That Could Threaten Your Health

30 Apr 2016 | 304,089 Views

It should be one of the healthiest foods you can eat, but in recent tests it showed up about 5 times more toxic than any other food tested. Please be ultra-careful.

Fast Food Identified as a Significant Source of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

27 Apr 2016 | 241,213 Views

Many gobble down this food without a second thought, but please don't overlook this: those who got at least 35 percent of their calories from this food in a 24-hour period had almost 39 percent higher levels of this liver-damaging toxin in their urine.

Which Fruits and Vegetables Have the Most Pesticides?

27 Apr 2016 | 71,085 Views

If you tend to pick and choose which produce items to buy organic, this list - updated for 2016 - will help. It shows the fruits and vegetables that are most heavily contaminated with pesticide residues as well as those that are not.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Potassium

25 Apr 2016 | 54,487 Views

Eating potassium-rich foods such as leafy greens is the best way to maintain the chemical and electrical processes in your body. It helps lower your blood pressure, regulates your fluids and lowers your stroke and heart disease risks. While 4,700 milligrams a day is recommended, most people get about half that. How can you change this equation for optimal health?

Why Cutting Down on Sugar Might Be the Best Health Insurance Available

23 Apr 2016 | 311,852 Views

If there was ever a case for doing the opposite of everyone else, this is it. Please don't follow the herd! If more than 7 percent of your calories come from this source, you could as much as double your risk of a heart attack - while exposing yourself to a myriad of other chronic diseases.

Do You Know Where Your Chocolate Comes From?

23 Apr 2016 | 38,601 Views

Have you ever wondered how chocolate is created out of cacao beans? It's a complex process that involves harvesting cacao pods, fermenting, drying, roasting and more. See it first-hand in this intriguing video.

New Label Soon for Grass-Fed Milk and Yogurt

19 Apr 2016 | 35,358 Views

The term grass-fed on dairy products is often misleading, so grass-fed dairy producers are teaming up to create a new federal label to help consumers locate 100 percent grass-fed dairy products.

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