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7 Common Foods We Didn’t Know Are “Super”

One of the biggest buzzwords in the healthy eating world today is "superfood."  Superfoods are those foods which are not only healthy, but provide us with more nutrients and health boosting chemicals than most...
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10 Foods For Long-Lasting Energy

Sometimes it seems like there is just no way to avoid a mid-afternoon slump.  You know what I'm talking about.  The clock hits that certain time, for me its about 3:30, and you just...
Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

3 Awesome Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is one of those foods that people start eating as a kid (PB&J sandwhiches- a lunchbox staple) and continue loving throughout their adult years.  I know people who could sit there with...
the benefits of nuts

The Health Benefits of Nuts!

Are you getting enough nuts in your diet? According to Science Daily, raw, dry-roasted, unsalted mixed nuts have shown in clinical studies to help improve the health of patients with Type 2 Diabetes. It significantly lowered...

Wine regions make a difference in health benefits

Do you know people who will only drink wine from certain regions? Turns out they might be justified in their apparent wine snobbery: vino experts from Mario Batali's NYC market Eataly say that region really matters when...

Kicking it with Kiwi Berries

This post has been republished with permission from Bite Size Wellness Have you seen this delightful tiny fruit? Kiwi berries are the fuzz-free cousins of the kiwi, but the grape-sized fruit can be popped into your mouth...

Give salsify a try!

Republished with permission from Bite Size Wellness Salsify—the root vegetable—is a lesser known crop you can find at the farmers market. It looks like a mangled, ugly carrot but it's what is within that counts. Plus it is...

The Benefits of Beans

Earlier today, we included beans on our top 10 list of cancer-fighting foods. After all, they have one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants, which, as we know, fight cell-damaging free radicals that contribute...

Sunchokes for Spring

This post has been republished with permission from Bite Size Wellness We might give up potatoes in place of the earthy tasting tuber known as the sunchoke. Also known as a Jerusalem artichoke, the sunflower root is making its...

The benefits of burdock root

Burdock root, also known as gobo, sticky willie, beggers button, and lappa burdock is very popular root vegetable in Japanese cuisine. The flavor profile of this veggie resembles that of an artichoke with an...