11 Reasons to Eat More Macadamia Nuts

Many years ago my husband and I took an extended holiday to Australia. While many things stand out from the trip, the fresh macadamia nuts are among my favorites. Originating in Australia, but now found in other parts of the world, these delicious, slightly-sweet nuts not only taste great, they’re packed with health benefits. Here […]

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7 Reasons to Eat Cabbage This St. Patrick’s Day

Hold the corned beef. This St. Patrick’s Day, embrace the green theme, and make cabbage the star of the show for a much healthier dish. Here are seven reasons to incorporate cabbage into your diet. 1. It’s high in vitamin K and vitamin C Credit: YelenaYemchuk/Getty Images One cup of chopped cabbage contains several essential […]

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15 Health Benefits of Eating More Beans

From colon and stomach cancer prevention to anticancer effects, eating more beans can keep us healthy. Here are 15 health benefits of eating more beans on a daily basis: Build Muscle Because legumes are packed with amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein and muscle, eating more beans is a great way to […]

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16 Amazing Health Benefits of Tropical Fruits

Most people eat tropical fruits because they taste great and add a unique flavor boost to our diet. But, there are many health benefits of adding more tropical fruits to your diet. While there are many available tropical fruits, here are some of the many health advantages of eating more of the readily-available ones like […]

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High Blood Pressure Linked to This Surprising Nutrient Deficiency

According to new nutritional science, there is great news for the more than 100 million people suffering from high blood pressure (in the United States alone). Research shows that a zinc deficiency may be the missing link behind the condition known as hypertension. The new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology found […]

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New Study Finds More Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

We all know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables. Most of us are even aware of the many health benefits of doing so, including in the prevention and treatment of many serious health conditions. But, according to new research there are even more benefits of eating a plant-based diet, replete with fruits, vegetables, […]

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