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Are Flaxseeds Really A Gut-Shrinking Superfood?

Flaxseed has been grabbing a few headlines lately as an effective way to help you lose weight. There’s some truth about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds. The flax, or linseed, plant has been used for decades in making clothes but is a relative newcomer of aiding in weight loss. Flaxseeds...
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Are Flaxseeds Really A Gut-Shrinking Superfood?

Flaxseed has been grabbing a few headlines lately as an effective way to help you lose weight. There’s some truth about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds. The flax, or linseed, plant has been used for decades in making clothes but is a relative newcomer of aiding in weight loss. Flaxseeds...
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How To Pick The Perfect Avocado With The Smallest Pit

Avocados are popular. In fact it's estimated we each consume 7 pounds of avocado per person each year, compared to just one pound back in 1989. But any avocado aficionado will tell you that you are buying an avocado and not the seed which leads us to a simple way to figure out which avocado offers...
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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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Olive Oil Isn't Always Best For Cooking

Many of us opt for heart-healthy olive oil, one of the key ingredients in Mediterranean cooking, for all of our cooking needs, but it may not be the right oil for the job every time. While olive oil is usually the highest premium and healthiest oil with good flavor, it has one flaw, a low smoke...
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Don't Believe The Apricot Seed Hype

When you are stricken with a disease, such as cancer, you believe almost anything that says it is a cure. That lead to many people believing that apricot seeds indeed is a treatment for cancer. Back in the 1970s, Dr. John Richardson had done some treatments using apricot kernel therapy, in...
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Clean Eating For Your Pet

Eating healthy is going beyond ourselves as the health food market continues to grow for pets. In many instances, our dogs and cats have some of the same health issues as we do, which is why many veterinarians are suggesting pet owners change their pet's food. One vet has put together a clean...
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