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15 Best for Juicing, Cancer Fighting Vegetables and Fruits

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Juicing for Health and Cancer Juicing is a healthy practice that has allowed millions of people to boost their nutrition. Juicing fruits and vegetables (especially cruciferous vegetables) provides you important antioxidants, which scavenge for oxygen free radicals that can damage cellular structures, including DNA. When DNA is damaged, it can result in mutations that lead […]

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The Immune-Boosting Benefits of Cruciferous Vegetables

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There is no denying that vegetables are a requirement for nourishment and a healthy body. The sheer number of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that they provide work hard to make sure our bodies can function properly. However, cruciferous vegetables definitely seem to be on nearly every list of must-eat foods out there, and for […]

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Healthy Food Swaps to Keep in Mind

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It is a fact that a lot of people are used to eating what they want. Many find it hard to make a healthy change in their diet. Eating healthier foods is easier than you think. By knowing the healthy alternatives to what you are eating, you can make a huge difference in your diet […]

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Take Your Simple Salad to Super Food Status

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When looking for a quick nutritious dish, many of us turn to the old reliable bowl of salad. It’s quick and easy, especially if you use all the handy bags of salad makings. But a bag of lettuce doesn’t exactly win prizes when it comes to nutrition. Nor does it fill you up and keep […]

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The Dangers of Artificial Food Coloring

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In the grocery store, you will find rows and rows of food in cans, bags, shrink-wrapped packages, boxes and containers. The food looks brighter than you would think after sitting on shelves for a while. There is a reason for that. Food additives are substances that are added to foods to enhance it in some […]

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Eating Well: The Healing Harvest of Fall

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The crisp Autumn air hit my face as I was walking through the Farmer’s Market here in New York City this morning. I had a difficult time getting up and felt as if I had molasses in my blood! I had no motivation and found it difficult to even open my eyes all the way. […]