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These Are the Fruits and Veggies That Will Keep You From Gaining Weight, According to Science

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Eating fruits and vegetables that have high levels of substances called flavonoids may help a bit with weight control over time, a new study suggests. 483 more words

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Blood Orange

While traditional oranges are available at your local supermarket all year long, the best time to enjoy the juicy, crimson flesh of blood oranges is during these winter months. 60 more words


What's the deal with quinoa?

It’s not new – even outside of South America -, and it has been around for a few years now, but have you tried quinoa (pronounced: … 478 more words

Superfood Saturday - Cacao

You’ve likely heard of cacao, especially if you are into baking. Cacao is preferred over cocoa by lots of bakers because its the purest form of chocolate you can consume, much less so than cocoa/cocoa powder. 79 more words


Christmas Is A Coming – Jamaican Sorrel

Sorrel jams, Sorrel chutney, Sorrel syrup, and Sorrel tea bags etc., are easily found in stores; but when you see red, fresh Jamaican Sorrel all around . 314 more words

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By: Nikki Nies

The word isoflavones may suggest it is a flavanoid, but in actuality, isoflavones are phytochemicals found in soy and legumes, which block estrogen activity in cells, indirectly reducing risk of breast and ovarian cancer. 46 more words

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LeafGreens and Exercise Recovery

Under normal conditions, moderate and even intense exercise is very healthy. It does, however, put a lot of oxidative stress on the body. Oxidative stress has been linked to a lot of nasty things like cardiovascular disease, cancer, kidney problems and more. 401 more words