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Has Coconut Water Been Over-Hyped?

Coconut water has been hailed as a healthy alternative to sugary fruit drinks and carbonated beverages. However those claims may have been exaggerated. Medical doctors and experts warn to not follow the hype without getting the true information on this trendy drink. Coconut water is the clear...
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Taking A Look At The Most Popular Cooking Oils

Fat in the nutrition world has gotten a bad rap. Shunned as being bad for your body, organs such as the heat, uses fat as its primary energy source. One of the good sources of fat sits in the cooking oil aisle but in an ever-growing shelf of selection, there are many options of cooking oils to use...
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Foods That Act As Laxatives

From time to time sinks, toilets and tubs get clogged up. The same can be said for you too. But rather than reaching for a box of laxatives, which are usually filled with chemicals, try these all natural ways to free up the flow. Believe it or not plain old water is one of the best ways to reduce...
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Cactus Water

First, there was coconut water. Then Maple Water. Each touting the re-hydrating properties that are supposed to help you recover from a workout. Now make room for cactus water, which is also being praised as nature's Gatorade. Cactus water is made from the cactus fruit, or rather prickly pear...
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Cooking Tofu For Texture And Taste

Tofu has become central part of a meatless diet. While it is an excellent source of plant-based protein, it isn't like the beef, poultry, pork and fish in that a simple sprinkling of salt and pepper will sufficiently season it. But the good news is that with some simple cooking knowledge, you'll...
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Food Trends of 2019

The dawn of a new year means some changes to our grocery store shelves. New food trends mean new products and highlighted categories that reflect our ever-changing palates. 2019 might be known as the year of cauliflower. Beyond cauliflower rice and cauliflower pizza, you can find a whole new crop...
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Cooking Rice This Way Reduces Its Calories By 60%!

Just one cup of cooked white rice contains an average of 200 calories, which is why many people skip the food staple altogether. However scientists have been working on brining the calorie count down and they've seemed to do it without chemicals or genetically modifying it. In fact, it is so simple...
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Coconut Oil May Be To Blame For Your Recent Acne Outbreak

Coconut oil is great! Not only do you use it in the kitchen, many use it in the bathroom in your hair on your skin. However the white oil is a comedogenic that can block pores and cause blackheads. It doesn't mean everyone who uses coconut oil on their skin will have an acne breakout but if you've...
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The Most Nutritionally Balanced Plant Based Milk Is...?

In the world of nutritional value, noting tops cow's milk. That's the findings of a recent review of the four most popular and unsweetened plant-based milk substitutes. Although billed as healthy as cow's milk, soy, rice, coconut, and almond milk is not as nutritionally balanced. Cow's milk is the...
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The Secret Ingredient For Tastier Christmas Cookies

The holiday season is here and with the shopping, the Christmas tree, the Hanukkah menorah and decorations are out. Then of course there is the holiday baking. Although sugar cookies are the simplest cookie, they tend to be one of the more difficult cookies to execute flawlessly. But we have a...
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