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antioxidants

18 Foods (& Recipes) to Rev Up Your Immune System

You’ve taken your kids for their flu shots, you’ve stocked up on antibacterial soap and you’ve instructed your children to cough in their sleeve, to not share any drinks and to run for the hills when someone sneezes. But, is the food they are eating also helping to prevent the illnesses so prevalent at this time of […]

25+ of Our Favorite Salads for Summer

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad! Here are a bunch of our favorites. Watermelon & Feta Salad Just the right amount of sweet and savory. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few […]

4 Reasons to Eat Cranberries

Due to their high nutrient and antioxidant content, cranberries are often referred to as a “super food.” Here are a why cranberries are good for you: • A half a cup of cranberries contains only 25 calories. • They are great for your urinary tract (so is peeing after sex) • They have been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects. • They […]

Why Is Quinoa Good For You?

You've heard it, you eat it ... do you know why?

What’s All the Hoopla about Kale?

Is it really all it is cracked up to be?

Heart Healthy Chocolate?

Don't throw out that box of Valentine's chocolates just yet - it could actually be good for you.

Roasted Red and Yellow Beet Salad with Candied Walnuts

I love beets! I love their beautiful, rich colors; love the way they taste and love that they are rich in antioxidants. I could eat them roasted wit a little salt, but love them even more when they’re accompanied by candied walnuts and goat cheese! This is one of my favorite salads. 4 Medium beets–red, yellow, or […]

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