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15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. 1/15 Pasta A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. Some foods that may seem like guilty pleasures can be good for you. What matters is how you prepare them and how often they’re on your table. Take pasta: It’s low in fat and salt and keeps …

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The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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Know your Leafy Greens

1/16 What’s So Great About Greens? They’re super foods at their finest, rich in all kinds of vitamins and minerals. High in fiber and low in calories, greens can help manage your weight while special plant compounds may lower your risk of some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis (a disease that causes brittle bones). And yes, …

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Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

1/12 Beta Carotene Boost  Just like their orange cousins, the carrot and the sweet potato, pumpkins are rich in beta carotene. Your body changes this antioxidant to vitamin A. You need vitamin A to see, ward off germs, and for your reproductive system to work the way it should. It also helps your heart, lungs, …

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The Health Benefits of Peaches

The Health Benefits of Peaches

From vitamins A, C and E to keeping your bones healthy… read on:

All About Herbal Tea

1/16 What’s the Difference? True tea — whether it’s black, green, white, or oolong, hot, or iced — comes from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. But the herbal kind comes from soaking various flowers, leaves, or spices in hot water. Most of these brews don’t have caffeine. You can start with premade bags or loose material you …

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15 Healthy Ways to Use Lemons and Limes

1/16 Add a Dash of Flavor Whether you squeeze the juice into water or onto a tasty fish dish, these tangy citrus treats provide you with the same vitamins and minerals as other citrus fruits. The best part: They do it with less sugar. 2/16 Keep Wrinkles at Bay It’s all that vitamin C, which …

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Surprising Ways Alcohol May Be Good for You

Surprising Ways Alcohol May Be Good for You

That glass of wine with dinner might do more for you than take the edge off a long day. Check out these possible health benefits of drinking in moderation. 1 / 9 Know the Limits Before you start a petition to replace the office water cooler with a beer keg, let’s be clear: Alcohol is …

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