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  • Eating to Stay Young: Anti-Aging Foods

    Eating to Stay Young: Anti-Aging Foods

    In some ways, anti-aging is a hopeless pursuit. We all inevitably age. Well, if we're lucky. We all eventually...

    By: Jill Ettinger
    Posted: August 19, 2015
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  • Is Going Vegan the Healthiest Diet Choice?

    Is Going Vegan the Healthiest Diet Choice?

    No other conversation about food gets such a heated response as the moral question of whether or not we should eat animals. Tell someone with a face full of greasy bacon that the pig they're chewing on was smarter than the average dog, and...

    By: Jill Ettinger
    Posted: February 17, 2014
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  • 'Blind Faith' Equals Less Healthy

    'Blind Faith' Equals Less Healthy

    It's long been noted that laughter is the best medicine. We know that our outlook can dramatically affect our healing processes and our general sense of wellbeing. But new research indicates a strong correlation may also exist between whether or...

    By: Jill Ettinger
    Posted: December 23, 2013
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  • What Are Perilla Seeds?

    What Are Perilla Seeds?

    While chia seeds are just gaining ground as the next darling of the superfood world for their high omega-3 fatty acid, vegetarian protein and fiber content, they're already being overshadowed by another superseed: perilla. The perilla is...

    By: Andrea Donsky
    Posted: October 02, 2013
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  • How Quickly Does Fruit Lose It's Nutrients?

    How Quickly Does Fruit Lose It's Nutrients?

    Question: How much of the nutrients are lost when you have watermelon that is not rotten but you waited too long to cut it and it's not at it's optimum anymore? For eg. optimum is Day 1 when you should have cut it but you cut it on Day 12 when...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: May 11, 2012
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  • What Are Sulfites?

    What Are Sulfites?

    What are sulfites? Sulfites are a group of preservatives commonly used in dried fruit and products containing dried fruit, wine and other beverages, flavored vinegars (for example, balsamic vinegar), and many salad dressings. Sulfites are a...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: March 01, 2012
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  • Is Isolate Protein Better For You?

    Is Isolate Protein Better For You?

      Q: There are a lot of types of protein and I’ve heard that isolate is better because of absorption, but I’ve also heard the opposite. What is your opinion? Thank you. –Dolores A: You’re right, there are many...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: November 08, 2011
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  • Why Is There So Much Sodium In My Diet?

    Why Is There So Much Sodium In My Diet?

      In ancient times, salt was precious. Roman soldiers were given a handful every day and later were even given money to buy their own salt. Greeks also used salt as currency. This was referred to as salarium argentum meaning "salt...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: November 08, 2011
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  • Is it worth it to eat fruit past it's prime?

    Is it worth it to eat fruit past it's prime?

      Q: Is it worth it to eat a fruit when it's past its prime? How many of the nutrients are lost when you have waited too long to cut a watermelon? -Faith A: That's an excellent question, but one that there is no definitive answer...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: October 13, 2011
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  • Nourishing, Anti-Inflammatory Immune Booster

    Edward Groups gives eleven reasons why goat's milk is far healthier than cow's milk. While cow’s milk remains one of America’s most common daily drinks, it is interesting to note that it may also be the reason why...

    By: Health and Fitness Solutions
    Posted: September 14, 2011
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