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Benefits of Drinking Tea

 Want a refreshing beverage that packs a powerful nutritional punch?  Look no further than tea.  Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, next to water, and it is the most researched. In just the past five years, … Continue reading

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Benefits of Beets

The crimson beet is packed with good-for-you vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to improve heart health, boost your performance, reduce the risk of cancer and much more. Beest are also low in calories and pack a substantial amount of fiber, making … Continue reading

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4 Daily Dairy Alternatives

There are many reasons to avoid dairy these days whether it’s as a result of allergies, lactose intolerance, or environmental & animal rights issues. Many people also choose to avoid dairy simply because they feel healthier, lighter or less congested … Continue reading

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Why We Love Stevia

At this point, most of us can probably accept the fact that our society as a whole consumes far too much sugar. Not only does the addictive nature of sugar make it hard to resist, but added sugar often hides … Continue reading

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The Guide to Healthy Oils

The Goods: Flax Oil: A great source of the essential alpha linoleic fatty acid and omega-3’s in which most people are deficient. Flax also contains lignans, which help the body metabolize estrogens. This can be useful in reducing the risk … Continue reading

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Crazy for Coconuts

Everyone seems to be crazy for coconuts these days — and for good reason too.  This delicious, nut-bearing fruit is highly nutritious and rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. The coconut consists of four basic parts: meat, juice, milk, and … Continue reading

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The Power of Turmeric

Turmeric, also referred to as the golden healer has been long recognized by yogis and ayurvedic healers since ancient times.  Its healing properties are as impressive as its culinary blessings.  Grown mainly in India, the turmeric root is a cousin … Continue reading