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Foods That Could Help You Avoid The Flu

These foods may help you avoid the cold or flu.
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Better For Eat Fruits And Vegetables Cooked Or Raw?

Fruits and vegetables takes their best when they're in season and at the peak of their freshness. And since we all could use more of them in our diet, is it better to eat them raw or cooked? It depends. Some foods actually get healthier with cooking and others lose a lot of their nutritional value...
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Guiltless Foods That Can Improve Your Mood

More than a third of us reach for comfort foods during stressful times; starchy foods and desserts are go-to foods when the going gets rough, according to a recent national survey. But as it turns out, the foods that provide quick comfort may lead to more stress in the long run. For example, foods...
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Spinach And Kale Have More Pesticide Reside Than Any Other Produce

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released it's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of produce harboring the most pesticide residues and for the first time, kale made the list and coming in at number three, after strawberries and spinach! According to testing by the USDA and the FDA over 92% of kale...
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Food To Eat That Will Calm You Without Those Empty Calories

No doubt that your day is stressful and although we tend to shy away from eating away our emotions, some foods can actually help you unwind and without all the empty calories. It is true that your body craves sugary, salty and carb-heavy foods during times of stress, when your fight-or-flight...
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How Fruits And Vegetables Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

When you think of healthy food choice nearly always on the top of the list are fruits and vegetables. After all, many of us don't eat enough of them. But there are certain times where are fibrous friends can endanger our health. For instance, grapefruit juice is loaded with vitamin C and potassium...
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Foods That Favor A Good Night's Sleep

Another night of tossing and turning? Experts say you could improve your chances of getting a decent night's shut-eye by eating the right foods. Specifically foods rich in magnesium, such as spinach, pumpkin seeds and almonds calms nerves and relaxes muscles which should be helpful in keeping a...
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Is It Healthier To Eat Vegetables Raw Or Cooked?

The USDA recommends you eat one to two cups of vegetables per day . Not only are they part of a balanced diet but they're packed with nutrients and vitamins. However some veggies are healthier when you cook them and some shine when they're raw. Take for instance the tomato, is it better to eat them...
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Publix Spinach And Artichoke Dip Recall

A recall has been issued for Publix spinach and artichoke dip, sold in the refrigerated section, in Florida as well as 5 other southern states. The containers may be contaminated with tiny pieces of glass. The recall affects the 16oz Publix brand spinach and artichoke dip with "best by" dates of...
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Is Buying Organic Produce Worth The Price?

Although organic foods have come down in price, they are still generally more expensive. The benefits of organic food is they're farmed without the use of chemical-based pesticides. But not all organic foods are equal and in many cases, you can buy the non-organic farmed versions and still get the...
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