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Frequent travel means constant exposure to germs. And during the holiday season, this only gets worse. Although some people swear by flu shots, I’m not a huge fan of getting them. Flu shots generally tend to attack influenza from past…...

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Growing up, I remember my dad stocking up on plums in the summer, and prunes and prune juice in the winter. Although I understood that they were extremely beneficial from a digestion perspective, I now realize that the benefits go…...

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Many of us have been affected by family members, friends or loved ones who suffer or have suffered from mental illness, learning or behavioral disorders, or memory loss.  Maybe you have had a grandmother with Alzheimers…maybe a parent with dementia…maybe…...

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I’m a huge protein shake and smoothie junkie. Recently, however, there has been major movement towards “juicing.” A lot of raw foodies and vegans love it and have been sharing their juicing ideals, claiming it provides for optimal health. Personally,…...

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By Allison Ford for Divine Caroline http://www.divinecaroline.com/user/profile/122347-allison-ford In 1991, British medical journal the Lancet published a paper that gave wine lovers everywhere a reason to rejoice. In searching for the cause of the so-called “French paradox” (French people were thought to…...

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Whether you say Tom-eh-to or you say Tom-ah-to, you can be sure that this sweet little fruit is going to do your body good.  As we come full-swing into Tomato season, here are a few fun and interesting facts about…...

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Not too long ago, my mom served a wonderful salad with a healthy dose of blueberries.  It was unexpected.  Sure, I’ve had and love fruit in my salad…but I’ve never had blueberries, specifically, as a salad ingredient.  The recipe is…...

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Antioxidants are quite the rage these days. Everywhere you look, whether it is on food labels or on skin care products, antioxidants are advertised. Why are they so popular? It is because research has shown that antioxidants provide a wide…...

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If you’re like most people, you have a love affair with chocolate. The average American consumes about 12 pounds of chocolate a year. And Valentine’s Day is a particularly popular time to eat more of it than usual. But don’t…...

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I continue to hear about free radicals and antioxidants. What are they? Why should I care? Hilary – San Francisco Free radicals are unstable molecules formed naturally and unnaturally from pollution, the environment and other factors.  Free radicals are always…...

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