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Doctor Warns: Eat This and You’ll Look 5 Years Older

A new study at the Hawaii Center for Health Research showed people who consumed a lot of this "healthy" food in mid-life not only aged less gracefully, they were more likely to experience brain...

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What's the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

26 Nov 2016 | 86,782 Views

What's the difference between brown and white eggs, nutritionally or otherwise? Why are some eggshells thin and others thicker, and is there some correlation between brown and white eggs and the color of the hens that lay them? The more important questions are how the chickens that laid the eggs were raised, and how healthy their yolks really are for you.

What Are Guavas Good For?

14 Nov 2016 | 31,207 Views

What exotic fruit can help improve your heart, lower your blood sugar and prevent cancer cell growth, plus offer a plethora of other incredible benefits? Give up? It's guava, the pale green (or yellow or pink) 'queen of fruits' originating in South America. Its secrets include triple the protein of a pineapple and a whopping 626 percent of the daily vitamin C you need in a single serving.

Don't Panic About Politics — Realize Where Your True Power Lies Instead

08 Nov 2016 | 375,121 Views

A recent poll found that 93 percent are more stressed over this year's election than any other, and I apologize for my imprecise communication in a recent article.

Edible Petals - Flowers That Taste as Good as They Look

31 Oct 2016 | 23,742 Views

You knew roses, dahlias and hibiscus were ornamental flowers, but these and many other blooms are also wonderful additions in foods such as soups, casseroles, salads, roasts, desserts and jellies, and as a garnish for fresh, cold drinks or other items. Surprisingly, many bring nutritional value to the table as well, such as antioxidants, phenolics, flavonoids, linolenic acid and potassium.

Growing, Preparing and Storing Your Leafy Greens

24 Oct 2016 | 33,258 Views

If you like the idea of 'eating local,' you can't do much better than to grow your food. One of the easiest and most nutritious veggies to start with: Leafy greens, from Swiss chard to arugula to frilly red leaf lettuce. High in fiber, folic acid, potassium and numerous phytochemicals, leafy greens have an easy fermentation process that will introduce Lactobacillus into your system, as well as significantly improve your health.

Stress Hurts a Healthy Diet

06 Oct 2016 | 34,418 Views

Unchecked chronic stress may be one of the most damaging factors to your health. Research shows it may even counteract some of the benefits of eating right. Combining stress with a junk-food diet may leave you even worse off, however.

Best Foods for Boosting Brain Power

29 Sep 2016 | 96,946 Views

Did you know you may reduce your potential for dementia and improve your cognitive functioning by adding certain foods to your daily diet? Research has demonstrated amazing changes to your brain when you make small changes to your food choices.

Never Enough Thyme

26 Sep 2016 | 32,127 Views

Praised in the culinary world for its subtle flavor, thyme has also had a revered place in several therapeutic traditions, from Native Americans to ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. How many uses does this herb have, and how much did the ancient world understand about the healing power of thyme?

How Your Diet Can Significantly Improve Your Vision

19 Sep 2016 | 948,122 Views

I fear we may be looking at an epidemic of blindness in the next two decades because of this factor that will increase what's now the leading cause of blindness in the US. This type of light contributes to free radical production and can halt your eyes' self-repair processes.

How to Eat Your Way to a Healthier Heart

12 Sep 2016 | 225,814 Views

Offers unique benefits for your heart, blood pressure and even glucose control. I like this strategy not only for your heart, but also for fighting cancer cells, reducing inflammation, promoting brain health and more.

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