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10 Proven Benefits of Blueberrie

10 Proven Benefits of Blueberries (No. 3 is Very Impressive)

Smiling Brunette With a Bowl of BlueberriesBlueberries are sweet, nutritious and wildly popular.

Often labelled a “superfood,” they are low in calories and incredibly good for you.

They are so tasty and convenient that...

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What's new and beneficial about walnuts?

What's new and beneficial about walnuts?

Researchers are convinced—more than ever before—about the nutritional benefits of walnuts when consumed in whole form, including the skin. We now know that approximately 90% of the phenols in walnuts are found in the skin, including key phenolic acids,...

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Benefits of Coffee

Woman Smiling With a Tiny Cup of CoffeeCoffee is actually very healthy.

It is loaded with antioxidants and beneficial nutrients that can improve your health.

The studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases.

Here are the top 13 evidence-ba...

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What are flavonoids?

What are flavonoids?

Flavonoids are one of the largest nutrient families known to scientists, and include over 6,000 already-identified family members. Some of the best-known flavonoids include quercetin, kaempferol, catechins, and anthocyanidins. This nutrient group is most famous for its an...

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Overcoming food temptation

I did it! I'm so PROUD of myself!

I DID NOT eat a glazed donut from the THREE FRESH BOXES in the teacher's lounge this morning!

My secret? I'll be more than happy to share!

Walking down the hall towards my classroom, I told myself that the fat-free vanilla yogurt and apple (th...

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Q: Why?

A: If we didn't feel hungry when we saw food, we wouldn't eat and we wouldn't have survived as a species. We don't have to learn to feel hungry. It's built in. If we haven't eaten for some time, our stomachs growl, we may start getting a headache or a little shaky. these built-in...

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How do pumpkin seeds provide you with antioxidant support?

How do pumpkin seeds provide you with antioxidant support?

While antioxidant nutrients are found in most WHFoods, it's the diversity of antioxidants in pumpkin seeds that makes them unique in their antioxidant support. Pumpkin seeds contain c...

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Q: Many of us remember when food wasn't sold everywhere, 24/7.

A: Yes. I'm 60, so I remember how things were before the obesity epidemic, which started around 1980. When I was in medical school at the University of Pennsylvania in the late '70s, there were very few places to eat around ca...

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What are the cardiovascular benefits of strawberries?

What are the cardiovascular benefits of strawberries?

No area of strawberry health benefits is better documented than benefits for the cardiovascular system. It's also hard to imagine any other research result, since our heart and blood vessels need everyday protection from oxidative and infl...

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Q: How do menus push us to buy certain foods?

A: Companies use eye-tracking equipment to see how people scan a page, so they know that where on the menu a dish appears influences what people choose.

For example, the upper right-hand corner is known as the "sweet spot." Newspapers pu...

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