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In today’s world, everyone is looking for new and improved ways to stay healthy. There are plenty of fads, both proven and some not. Many people take ...

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The Pinto bean is the most common bean used in the United States as well as commonly used in Mexico. You’ll often find them being used in Burritos among other ...

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How do you eat cauliflower when you choose to have it? As cauliflower cheese, cauliflower rice, or perhaps just steamed or boiled? For many people, it plays ...

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We’ve all heard of whey protein, but its slightly more distant cousin, casein protein, is perhaps less well-known. On the opposite side of the scale to whey, ...

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Native to the Mediterranean and Eurasia and growing in rocky, mountainous areas, there are several types of oregano, not just the ones you can buy in the ...

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Apples are so common, they may be taken for granted (try making one!) but this mainstay of the fruit bowl may not have been getting the credit it deserves. Did ...

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One of the most popular berries, the raspberry is a nutrient-dense easy-to-pick-at fruit that not only has an amazingly sweet flavour, but also packs in a huge ...

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Everyone has a nut that they cannot resist, from pine nuts to the humble peanut, nuts are a fantastic source of natural fats that you cannot get enough of. ...

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Did you know that millet is known as the "queen of groats" (ie. shelled kernels of several cereal grains like barley, rye, wheat, oats etc)? For me it has ...

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Good nutrition is important for all stages in our lives. However, perhaps the most important time for women to have a healthy diet is during pregnancy where ...

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I’m a big advocate of the Mediterranean diet simply because it’s both nutritious and delicious. Whilst olive oil and tomatoes may spring to mind, pomegranates ...

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The tropical cashew tree is an evergreen plant responsible for the production of the cashew seed, the lesser known cashew fruit and is native to the Amazon ...

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Lung capacity is the maximum amount of oxygen your body is able to use and research indicates that this is the best predictor of overall health and longevity. ...

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If you're desperately looking for a new form of yoga to practice, then look no further than Vinyasa yoga. The word 'Vinyasa' translates (from the Sanskrit ...

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Cordyceps (caterpillar fungus) is a medicinal mushroom that is a wild fungus and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 5,000 years. ...

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Basil seeds, also known as 'sabja seeds' or 'sweet basil seeds', come from the well-known basil plant. Originating in India, the many health benefits and uses ...

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Native to the Mediterranean region and one of the most commonly found herbs on the spice rack, Rosemary is probably one of the most popular herbs on the ...

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Okra, sometimes referred to as ochro, ("ladies' fingers" in the UK and other English-speaking countries , "bhindi" in India etc) is a flowering plant found in ...

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Bitter melon, bitter gourd, karela, caraille, Momordica charantia; whatever you call this prickly-looking fruit, it’s useful to know about what it can do for ...

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It's true that proper nourishment is the key to good skin, especially in the depths of winter as cold air tends to strip away essential moisture and nutrients. ...

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