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Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Cabbage Soup - Easy Recipe, Nutrients and Health Benefits

Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Cabbage Soup – Easy Recipe, Nutrients and Health Benefits

Intro Whether you are bulking up or losing weight this recipe is easy to prepare, tasty and nutritious. This is one of my faves. I like it so much I prepare this soup at least once a month (for the entire week). Try it! Recipe Nutrition Pumpkin Pumpkin is an incredibly nutritious food. It’s nutrient …

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How Long to Boil Broccoli

How Long to Boil Broccoli

Broccoli is one of nature’s rock stars. It’s a top source of natural plant chemicals shown to help lower the risk of some cancers (though many other things also affect your cancer risk). Each cup of the florets also gives you plenty of vitamins C and K. Learn how long to boil broccoli to make …

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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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Best and Worst Salads for Your Health

“The fruit adds sweetness and antioxidants. The nuts give you protein, fiber, and healthy fat. This mix of nutrients makes your salad more satisfying and healthy. In fact, research shows that eating nuts regularly can help fend off heart disease and cancer”  read on… 1/18 Is Salad Really a Healthy Choice? That depends on what …

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12 Powerhouse Vegetables you should be Eating

1/14 Cream of the Crop If you regularly load up your grocery cart with a variety of veggies, you could be well on your way to a healthier and longer life. But which ones should you reach for? Recent research has shown that dozens of vegetables pack a particularly big nutritional punch. Sneaking them into …

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Health Benefits of Avocados

1/15 It’s Easy Being Green They’ve been the darlings of social media, and they’ve been called “America’s new favorite fruit.” Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious, they’re packed with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that can help keep you healthy. 2/15 Better Than a Banana Your body needs …

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All About Magnesium

1/17 What Is It? Magnesium is a mineral your body needs to work right. It helps with hundreds of important body processes, including those that control how your muscles and nerves work. It helps to keep your bones strong, heart healthy, and blood sugar normal. It also plays a role in your energy level. You …

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7 Good Reasons Why Avocados Are Healthy

Why are Avocados Healthy? – Fiber, Omega-9, Phytosterols, Antioxidants and Much More Learn about the fiber in avocados, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, rich vitamin content and other nutrients that make avocado so good for you. The avocado is a uniquely healthy fruit and one well worth eating regularly. They have an unusually high fat content, …

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Eating for a Long Life

See how you can live longer and live healthier. Foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity. 1/13 Antioxidants and Aging Eat foods rich in antioxidants to help fight free radicals — unstable oxygen molecules that contribute to the aging process. Antioxidants can be found in colorful vegetables and fruits like …

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21 Foods to Always Buy Organic (Even If You’re On a Budget!)

Because organic typically costs more than conventional, not everyone can afford to go organic all of the time. So when is it worth the spend? The second you step foot in the grocery store, you’re bombarded with purchasing decisions. One major dilemma we can all relate to is whether to buy organic or conventional, if …

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