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What are some of the antioxidant and anti-inflammato
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benefits derived from eating watermelon?



Phenolic compounds in watermelon—including flavonoids, carotenoids, and triterpenoids—make this fruit a choice for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant health benefits. If you had to pick a single nutrient from this anti-inflammatory and antioxidant category that has put watermelon on the map, ...

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allergic to eggs - my substitutes

I am allergic to eggs. I found this out about 3 years ago. Too bad, because I actually liked eggs. Now, I have had to create my life around their lack.

Here are some good substitutes.

When I go out for breakfast, I could choose to be a Debbie-Downer, but I don't. I choose grits, some c...

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night shift eating

i spent three+ years working night shifts for a supermarket and believe me i found it so hard to balance life food and work my wife was at university studying medicine all day and those are long tiring day so when i got up at 5pm she wanted dinner and i wanted breakfast so what do you do i found tha...

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What Are Radishes Good For?

What Are Radishes Good For?


Radish Nutrition Facts


Offering a peppery, satisfying crunch with every bite, radishes have a unique place in the hearts of veggie lovers. A root from the Brassica family and a cousin to cabbage, the many shapes, sizes and colors of different radish...

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What Are Pumpkins Good For?

What Are Pumpkins Good For?

Pumpkins Nutrition Facts

The fruit of these large, vining plants, so associated with harvest belong to the Cucurbitaceae, or cucumber, family. The two main types are "pepo," which scientists dubbed so-called "small" pumpkins and are often carved into Jack-o-...

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What is inulin and in what foods is it found?

What is inulin and in what foods is it found?

You may have heard about two foods — chicory root and Jerusalem artichoke — that are widely recognized as providing health benefits for our digestive tract. These health benefits inv...

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Keep Choosing Healthy foods..

No matter what age you need to think about what goes in your body.. Make today the day for you and those your around..Eating a healthy balanced diet daily provides the nutrients your body needs to keep your bones organs and muscles in shape.... These nutrients include fats.. carbs..protein.. vitamin...

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What Is Potato Good For?

What Is Potato Good For?



Potato Nutrition Facts


Whether it’s mashed, baked, boiled, steamed, or sautéed, the potato is a dietary staple around the globe.. This root vegetable or tuber is a member of the Solanaceae or nightshade family, whose vegetable members include eggpla...

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What Are Portobello Mushrooms Good For?

What Are Portobello Mushrooms Good For?


Portobello Mushroom Nutrition Facts

Along with its smaller crimini and white button cousins (which share the scientific name), this “meaty” mushroom variety is gaining worldwide popularity as a “superfood” not only because it’s nutritionally ...

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Unwanted Consequences of High Heat Cooking

Unwanted Consequences of High Heat Cooking

High heat cooking is problematic because it creates toxic substances as well as causes the loss of nutrients. Virtually all nutrients in food are susceptible to damage from heat. Of course, whether a particular nutrient gets damaged depends on the ex...

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