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The Easiest, Tastiest, Summer Corn Recipes EVER!

The Easiest, Tastiest, Summer Corn Recipes EVER!

By Lynn Andriani | Huff Post From chowder to cakes to straight off the cob (with some crazy-good ideas for toppings), these dishes remind us why we love this farm-stand classic. Get the recipes here…

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7 Strange Foods That Will Supercharge Your Health

Posted by on July 3, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
7 Strange Foods That Will Supercharge Your Health

It’s important to eat organic when you can as organic food is less likely to contain contaminates & non-food products. But the good thing about the foods listed is that they are a lot less well known & less in demand so are a lot more likely to be organic.

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15 Patriotic Vegan Dishes for the Perfect “Red, White, and Blue” Party

Posted by on July 3, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
15 Patriotic Vegan Dishes for the Perfect “Red, White, and Blue” Party

It’s the 4th of July, Independence Day, and everything is coming up red, white and blue. Those are the colors of the United States flag but what do they mean? Well, the truth is that when The Stars and Stripes were adopted in 1777, the colors of the flag did not have any specific meanings. Maybe that was the material Betsy Ross had laying around. When the time came to create the Great Seal for the United States of America, however, the colors did have significance. White signifies purity and innocence, red stands for hardiness and valor and blue signifies vigilance, perseverance and justice.

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Eating Chocolate Linked to Lowered Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Posted by on July 2, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
Eating Chocolate Linked to Lowered Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

Eating up to two chocolate bars a day could lower your risk for coronary heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study.

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This Little Known Vitamin is Essential for Heart and Bone Health

Posted by on July 2, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
This Little Known Vitamin is Essential for Heart and Bone Health

Most everyone, including many conventional physicians, have begun to appreciate the importance and value of vitamin D. Few, however, recognize the importance of vitamin K2, which is nearly as important as vitamin D.

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Science, GMOs and Our Food: How Industrial-Scale Farming Is Actually Becoming Anti-Science

Posted by on June 29, 2015 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Science, GMOs and Our Food: How Industrial-Scale Farming Is Actually Becoming Anti-Science

In industrial agriculture the knowledge of living systems is totally missing since industrial agriculture was externally driven by using war chemicals as inputs for agriculture. Soil was defined as an empty container for holding synthetic fertilizers, plants were defined as machines running on external inputs. This meant substituting the ecological functions and services that nature and farmers can provide through renewal of soil fertility, pest and weed control, and seed improvement. But it also implied ignorance of the destruction of the functions by the toxic chemicals applied to agriculture.

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9 Amazing (Bread-Less!) Sandwiches That Will Make Your Mouth Water

9 Amazing (Bread-Less!) Sandwiches That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Enjoy and even enhance some of your favorite sandwiches without added gluten and carbs, with these 9 mouth-watering recipes.

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8 Homemade Alternatives to Unhealthy Soda

Posted by on June 26, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
8 Homemade Alternatives to Unhealthy Soda

Soft drinks are the beverage choice for millions of Americans, but these sugar-loaded drink bombs increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions. Sticking to water is the obvious solution, but if you are looking to break a soda habit going cold turkey can be taxing. For those occasions, homemade versions that rely on wholesome ingredients and much less sugar can be your friend.

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Simple Summer Recipe: Healthy & Delicious Cilantro Salmon Burger

Posted by on June 24, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Simple Summer Recipe: Healthy & Delicious Cilantro Salmon Burger

These cilantro salmon burgers are full of healthy omega 3 fats, gluten free, grain free, dairy free, delicious and so easy to make! Try this great salmon recipe, it’s sure to be a new family favorite!

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Why Leftovers Are a No-No

Why Leftovers Are a No-No

Leftovers are a no-no, according to Ayurveda. Unfortunately, once food has been cooked, cooled and then re-heated, the life-force (or prana) has left the food, and our bodies have to work much harder to digest it.

The same goes for frozen, canned, microwaved or packaged food. The fresher the food, the greater the prana and its healing properties.

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Is Berberine the Most Powerful Natural Supplement On Earth?

Posted by on June 23, 2015 in Food and Drink, Healing, Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention with 1 Comment
Is Berberine the Most Powerful Natural Supplement On Earth?

A compound called berberine is one of the most powerful natural supplements on Earth. It has very impressive health benefits, and affects your body at the molecular level. Berberine has been shown to lower blood sugar, cause weight loss and improve heart health, to name a few.

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Amazing Health Benefits of Himalayan Pink Salt – The Purest Salt On Earth

Posted by on June 22, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Amazing Health Benefits of Himalayan Pink Salt – The Purest Salt On Earth

Himalayan pink salt’s cellular structure allows for storage of vibrational energy and it’s less refined, with less sodium then conventional table salt and packed with minerals,

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Just 1/3 Ounce of This Tasty Snack Daily Helped Slash Early Death by 23 Percent

Just 1/3 Ounce of This Tasty Snack Daily Helped Slash Early Death by 23 Percent

One large-scale, 30-year long Harvard study 3,4,5,6 found that people who ate a small handful (approximately one ounce or 28 grams) of nuts seven times per week or more were 20 percent less likely to die for any reason, compared to those who avoided nuts.

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Why You Need Zinc and the Top 10 High Zinc Foods You Should Eat

Posted by on June 21, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Why You Need Zinc and the Top 10 High Zinc Foods You Should Eat

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that plays a role in over 100 enzymatic reactions in the body. It functions to protect against oxidative damage, helps with wound healing, makes DNA, and helps with the formation of hemoglobin. Zinc deficiency symptoms include frequent colds, leaky gut, consistent diarrhea, poor vision, infertility, thinning hair, stunted growth in children and slow healing wounds.

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Summer Poolside Treat: Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Summer Poolside Treat: Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Isa Chandra Moskowitz | Forks Over Knives I call these “lunchbox” cookies because they hold up well to being knocked about a bit and because you’re definitely going to want one of these for an afternoon treat. Even though they are soft-baked, they are not cake-like at all (as lower-fat cookies tend to be). […]

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