We’ve seen the dirty dozen, but what about the clean 15? Here’s a handy look at the fruit and veggies least likely to be contaminated by pesticides.
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Less than 10 percent of Americans will keep their New Year’s resolutions for even the first week! Why do we give up so quickly, and what can we do to stay on track?
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Holiday blues are a harsh reality – but with these helpful tips you can fight off the gloom and empower yourself to have an awesome, heart-warming holiday season.
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Can you get everything you need from eating a strict vegan diet or vegetarian meals?
Let’s quit accepting who we are and focus on the possibility of who we can be – by dispelling three myths of modern nutrition, starting with the low-fat diet.
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How one woman’s near brush with death and a failing heart, turned her life around for the better.
One’s journey toward healthy eating is singular, personal, and often constantly in motion. Here’s one woman’s tale about giving up veganism while fighting for her beliefs.
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Sometimes the worst threats are invisible and silent. That’s exactly the case with chronic low-level inflammation. When inflammation lingers unabated, a temporary state of emergency becomes a perpetual (and highly destructive) state of war.
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The gluten-free craze sounds like just another fad. But doctors say serious health issues triggered by wheat gluten are on the rise.
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Despite proper eating and exercise, it can be hard to lose the extra weight. There are a number of metabolic processes contributing to this and when you treat them the weight will often begin to disappear!
Suffer from Fibromyalgia? If so, chances are you have experienced challenges loosing weight. Find out why and what you can do about it!
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From shopping at farmers markets to reusing shopping bags, there are many ways to take healthy eating to the next level.
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