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Does cauliflower have anti-inflammato
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Does cauliflower have anti-inflammatory benefits? ...

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What's New and Beneficial About Watermelon


What's New and Beneficial About Watermelon

Alongside of tomatoes, watermelon has moved up to the front of the line in recent research studies on high-lycopene foods. Lycopene is a carotenoid phytonutrient that's especially important for our cardiovascular health, and an increasing num...

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Bell Peppers: description and history

Bell Peppers: description and history

Bell peppers belong to the nightshade (Solanaceae) family of plants, along with chili pepper, cayenne pepper, eggplant, tomatoes and potatoes (except sweet potatoes and yams). Their scientific name is Capsicum annuum. This scientific name, however, is use...

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Can how you peel your avocado really have impact on your health?

Can how you peel your avocado really have impact on your health?

The method you use to peel an avocado might make a difference to your health. Research on avocado shows that the greatest phytonutrient concentrations occur in portions of the food that we do not typically eat, namely, the peel ...

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What's New and Beneficial About Blueberries

What's New and Beneficial About Blueberries

After many years of research on blueberry antioxidants and their potential benefits for the nervous system and for brain health, there is exciting new evidence that blueberries can improve memory. In a study involving older adults (with an avera...

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Carrots: health benefits

Carrots: health benefits

Carrots are perhaps best known for their rich supply of the antioxidant nutrient that was actually named for them: beta-carotene. However, these delicious root vegetables are the source not only of beta-carotene, but also of a wide variety of antioxidants and other he...

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What's New and Beneficial About Brussels Sprouts


What's New and Beneficial About Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will use a steaming method when cooking them. The fiber-related components in Brussels sprouts do a better job of binding together with bile acids i...

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Healthy Sauté Cooking Method

Healthy Sauté Cooking Method

Healthy Sauté is a cooking method that allows you to have the flavor of sautée...

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How can bananas help digestion?

How can bananas help digestion?


Bananas are a fascinating fruit in terms of their carbohydrate and sugar content. Even though bananas are a fruit that tastes quite sweet when ripe—containing 14-15 gr...

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What makes flaxseeds unique from other nuts and seeds?

What makes flaxseeds unique from other nuts and seeds?

The seeds of most plants are rich in nutrients and can provide us with health benefits. Yet flaxseeds are also nutritionally unique and offer us health benefits not found across the board within the seeds food group. The nutritional uniqu...

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