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Bananas and Avocados Lower Your Risk for This Disease

Bananas and Avocados Lower Your Risk for This Disease

If you’re fairly familiar with the vitamins and minerals in the most common fruits and vegetables, you may be aware that in bananas and...
5 Low FODMAP Smoothie Recipes

5 Low FODMAP Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies can be a great (and fun) way to consume nutritious foods for breakfast, for lunch or as a post-workout meal. When following the...
Discover the Joy of Jujubes

Discover the Joy of Jujubes

Are you familiar with the jujube candies that are often sold at movie theaters? At one time, these sweets contained the juice from the...
Spicy Thai Noodle Recipe

Spicy Thai Noodle Recipe

This spicy Thai noodle recipe is a great vegetarian weekday meal and once you have some of these standby Asian ingredients on hand this...
Is it an Easy Bake Oven or a 'Queasy' Bake Oven?

Is it an Easy Bake Oven or a ‘Queasy’ Bake Oven?

When my oldest daughter was seven, I asked what she wanted for her birthday. Without hesitation, she said she wanted a "Queasy Bake Oven."...
This is Why Sodium Benzoate is So Scary

This is Why Sodium Benzoate is So Scary

Sodium benzoate is a synthetic chemical produced when benzoic acid, which is found naturally in some fruits and spices, is combined with sodium hydroxide....
12 Egg Substitutes, Vegan Style

12 Egg Substitutes, Vegan Style

Chickens lay eggs. Humans have known this for quite a while-following hens around and snatching up their ovum like we're hungry foxes (we aren't?)....
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Bans Seven Synthetic Flavorings

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Bans Seven Synthetic Flavorings

There is good news for consumers who care about what is in the food and beverages they eat. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
Growing Garlic, Organic Garlic

15 Health Benefits of Garlic Backed by Science

Garlic belongs to the Allium genus, making it a close relative to chives, onions, scallions, leeks, and shallots. Scientifically referred to as Allium sativum,...
Vitamin D Deficiency: How Do You Know If You Have It?

Vitamin D Deficiency: How Do You Know If You Have It?

Are you sick and tired of hearing about vitamin D deficiency? Well, you may well be both sick and tired if you are battling...