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In Love with Peanut Butter ?

We associate Peanut Butter with better overall diet quality and nutrient intakes. Peanuts also contain vitamin E, protein,folic acid, and antioxidants as well as mono-saturated and poly saturated  fats (“heart healthy”). It reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes in women. But what is really lurking beneath the surface of that nutty paste that

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Best food for Skin

Ways to eat your way to Better Skin

Everyone strives for clear, glowing and blemish-free skin. Food can actually help depending on the vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content. Here are some foods with properties known to protect or repair the skin. Blueberries contain one of nature’s most potent antioxidant, the anthocyanins  which fight off the damage in our bodies caused by

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multivit-feat

SAY NO TO MULTIVITAMINS

Three studies published on Monday bear the following hand-to-open-mouth news: 1. Multivitamins do nothing to stave off cognitive decline associated with aging. Multivitamins offer no benefit in preventing heart disease, cancer or early death. 3. High doses of multivitamins did not help prevent a second heart attack. Harvard researchers examined a subset of nearly 6,000 male

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Whole-Grains

THE WONDER WHOLE GRAINS

Refined grains are the products consisting of grains or grain flours that have been significantly modified from their natural composition. Three servings of whole grains per day can reduce the risk of  cardiovascular diseases, type II diabetes, and certain cancers.  According to one study, eating whole grains in place of refined grains can reduce the abdominal

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