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Make it Tea Time to Boost Cancer Protection

Tea is the most popular beverage in the world, after water—and one of the oldest medicinal brews. For the past 5,000 years, tea was believed to purify the body and preserve the mind. A large body of scientific evidence, including over 3,000 published studies, shows a link between tea and

4. Vegetable Superfoods

Vegetables have always had a reputation for being healthy, and research continues to support that a vegetable-rich diet is a winning approach to optimal health and disease protection. The edible roots, leaves, stems, buds, flowers, and flesh from plants fall under the broad category of vegetables. According to botanical classifications,

Top 5 Healthy Beverages

Top 5 Healthy Beverages

One way of weaning yourself off one or more of the 5 worst drinks for your body, is to learn how to enjoy the fabulous flavor of one of the top 5 healthy beverages. So, start sipping your way to good health!

Pumpkin Health Benefits: Here’s How This Fall Favorite Helps

Pumpkin Health Benefits: Here’s How This Fall Favorite Helps

It’s that time of year again: Leaves are falling, the weather is getting cooler, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Pumpkins are a hallmark icon for autumn, but this fall staple offers more than just a festive decoration and flavor. Learn more about why pumpkin is so good for

Ask the Doctor: Benefits of Grape Seed; Agave vs. Sugar

Q: Is grape seed extract beneficial for my health?

A: Grape seed extract—the ground-up seeds of grapes—are naturally high in proanthocyanidins, potent antioxidants that defend against free radical damage of cells and may help prevent chronic diseases. Preliminary studies have shown that grape seed extract shows promise in maintaining blood vessel

Eating to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

More than 21,000 U.S. women may expect a diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2015, making it the fifth most common cause of cancer death among women. Ovarian cancer often has no symptoms at early stages, so the disease is generally advanced when diagnosed, with only a 45 percent rate of

Ask the Experts: Coconut Water

Q. A friend of mine swears by coconut water, claiming that it’s a “cure-all.” Is this true?

A. Coconut water is the clear liquid found inside coconuts. In addition to its array of sugars, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, it contains phytohormones (compounds that regulate plant growth). For this reason, it’s

Cauliflower Nutrition 101

Don’t miss out on the amazing health benefits, deliciousness, and versatility of cauliflower. Nutrition is just one of cauliflower’s many benefits.

7 Reasons Why Fermented Foods are Healthy

One of the main reasons why fermented foods are healthy is their high probiotic content. Our body is always full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are the friendly bacteria that our body needs to stay healthy.

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