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Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity

You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your sex life, find out how exercise can improve your life. By Mayo Clinic staff Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of […]

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Meatless Meals Benefit Your Health

A ”Flexitarian” Diet Meets in the Middle — By Liza Barnes, Health Educator “What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing meat—and they’re […]

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Beyond Frankenfoods and Toxics: OCA’s Ten Reasons to Buy Organic

By Ronnie Cummins Organic Consumers Association, August 17, 2011 Here are 10 reasons why you should buy organic foods and products: 1. Organic foods are produced without the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Consumers worry about untested and unlabeled genetically modified food ingredients in common supermarket items. Genetically engineered ingredients are now found in […]

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Healthy Grocery Shopping

By Karen Larkin, eHow Contributor Healthy Grocery Shopping Healthy grocery shopping begins with healthy meal planning. The Mayo Clinic bottom-lines healthy eating, telling us to weave 10 simple foods into our diets: apples, red beans, blueberries, spinach, broccoli, sweet potatoes, salmon, wheat germ, vegetable juice and almonds. Start with these items for your shopping list. […]

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Juicing with Dr. Bailey

If it hadn’t been for her daughter’s stubbornness, Mary DeMorest says, she might still be dragging herself through life sick, tired and cranky all the time. “Hopeless” is how she describes her state two years ago. After experiencing a long-term decline in her health and getting little help from conventional medicine, she was starting to […]

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Black Bean Croquettes

Staples like canned black beans and frozen corn transform into spicy croquettes in mere minutes. Serve with warm corn tortillas, coleslaw and lime wedges. Ingredients 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed 1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup plain dry breadcrumbs, divided 2 cups finely chopped tomatoes […]

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