When I was a kid, it seemed like my mother added celery to everything: potato salad, egg salad, stew, soup, and casseroles. Celery stuffed with cream cheese appeared on every vegetable tray, and sticks cozied next to carrots for snacks.
This crunchy green vegetable is often overlooked or thought of as just “diet food.” Yet celery (which belongs to the Apiaceae family, as does its cousin, celery root) is much more than a diet food or the crunch in a salad. The stalks have medicinal value as well as culinary and nutritional ones, and it’s about time we talk about why more celery should be on the menu.
Excerpt from http://www.care2.com/greenliving/6-awesome-benefits-of-celery-and-recipes.html
While refined grains are definitely linked to health problems like obesity and inflammation, whole grains are another story. There are legitimate health benefits to eating whole grains, including a lower risk of diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. This article lists the top nine health benefits of whole grains, as well as who might want to avoid them.
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The ruby red seeds of a pomegranate are a tasty delight. For centuries they have been associated with fertility and abundance because of their many, many seeds. Research has shown that pomegranates can help with a number of health concerns such as heart health, high blood pressure, cancer, memory issues and is even an aphrodisiac. […]
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PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder that affects up to 20 percent of pre-menopausal women. The exact cause is unknown, but an imbalance of male sex hormones (called androgens) is a big culprit. One of the most common symptoms is weight gain. In fact, 39 percent of women with PCOS are overweight […]
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