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Going Green: Eat To Improve Your Health

There are dozens of diets that promise better nutrition and rapid weight loss. But the simplest way to improve your health is to make like Kermit & go green. Pistachios They take a little effort to

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Warm with Hearty Winter Vegetables

It’s that time of year when the sun sinks too early and you’re ready to light a fire, or at least scented candles. While we might think longingly back on summer and its exuberant offerings of fresh

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Eastern European Favorites Walk on the Lighter Side

Eastern European foods are not necessarily known for their healthy attributes. In general, the foods of countries including Russia, Poland, Hungary,

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Enjoy the Many Worlds and Powers of Chicken Soup

No matter the country or culture, every one of them has a version of chicken soup. There is something universal about

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Spices of the World: Ikaria, Greece

Over the past year, FoodTrients has been exploring foods and flavors from around the globe. This week, we introduce a new series on the world of herbs, spices and ingredients that help create some of distinctive dishes we have featured … Continue reading

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Braised Greens Mix It Up with Squash

Nutrient-dense kale and chard team up with butternut squash, which adds brilliant color, fiber, and antioxidants. Mix it up by using other greens and winter squash. Sprinkle with finely chopped almonds before serving for an appealing crunch and extra dose … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Panzanella Salad

Vegetable Panzanella Salad A twist on the traditional panzanella salad using fall vegetables and homemade whole grain croutons. This is the perfect salad for adding to your fall harvest table! Ingredients For the roasted vegetables: 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and … Continue reading

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5 Healthy Foods for Your Brain

When reading Dr. Eric R. Braverman’s book, Younger (Thinner) You Diet, I was impressed by how much space he devotes to eating foods that promote brain health. I’ve known for years that eating the right antioxidant-rich, organic foods can keep your body young … Continue reading

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Fresh Vegetable Herb Salad

Fresh Vegetable Herb Salad Getting bored with regular green salads? Spice things up with a fresh spring salad packed with flavor and protein

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Saving Our Health and the Planet One Bite at a Time

Chronic disease, economic disparity, social injustice, and climate change. These are significant problems — but wouldn’t it be great if there was ONE solution to them all? According to Dr. Mark Hyman, there is. The solution is food. What we … Continue reading

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