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8 Ways To Make Foods Better For You

Beyond the nutritional value of meals, scientists are working to uncover how certain foods should be eaten,

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Super Foods We Should Always Cook With

Living a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important things you can do to slow down the aging process. This includes eating whole foods, exercising daily, not smoking, and keeping alcohol consumption to a minimum.  Maintaining a healthy weight … Continue reading

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Turmeric-Garlic Potato Salad

Turmeric-Garlic Potato Salad Potatoes are versatile and packed full of nutrients; a perfect side-dish. Think outside the typical, rich potato salad to create this lightened up, non-traditional version. Unexpected flavors including turmeric and tahini blend together in a fresh sauce … Continue reading

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Garlicky Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans These green beans are easy to make and can even be prepped a day ahead of time, which makes them perfect for holidays and dinner parties. Marcona almonds make this simple side dish elegant. Green beans contain … Continue reading

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Garlic Compound Fights Harmful Bacteria

Findings published on August 29, 2017 in the journal Scientific Reports support the ability of garlic to combat undesirable bacteria. Professor Michael Givskov of the University of Copenhagen and colleagues found that ajoene from garlic interferes with communication systems in the bacteria Staphylococcus … Continue reading

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Lighten Up with Turmeric-Garlic Potato Salad

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Garlic White Bean Spread

 Garlic and Rosemary White Bean Spread Garlic and rosemary are two ingredients with powerful nutrient profiles. Garlic has been used for centuries as an anti-microbial agent and for its heart health properties, due to the naturally occurring sulfuric compound allicin. … Continue reading

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Fish and Shellfish Are a Great Catch for Health

Fish and shellfish are great immune-boosting foods, so be sure to include lots of them during flu season and throughout the year when they are in season. Oysters, lobsters, crabs, and clams contain significant amounts of the trace element, selenium, … Continue reading

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Garlic Extends Lifespan In Recent Study

The August 2015 issue of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry published the finding of researchers at Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan of a lifespan-extending effect for an aqueous extract of garlic when given to Caenorhabditis elegans, a roundworm commonly used in gerontological experiments. … Continue reading

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