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Relief from pain and swelling with this tropical fruit…

HEALTH BENEFITS, HEALTHY FOODPineapple already has so much going for it. It’s delicious, of course, and inherently summery. A cooling treat on a hot day and a nice change of pace from apples and oranges.

But did you know that this healthy food also has impressive health benefits?

Here are the Top 5 reasons to add this healthy food to your … Read More

What my son just doesn’t understand

fast foodWhen it comes to packing my son, Quinton’s, lunch box, I’m an all-star. No ready-made Lunchables. I’ve got three types of raw vegetables, often with dip on the side, a sandwich with nitrate-free ham and lettuce, or nut butter (no peanuts, of course), organic applesauce, sunflower seeds. Gold star!

He’s just turned five and is a relatively good … Read More

Alert: 12 contaminated foods you need to know about

CONTAMINATED, DIET, FOOD, FRUITS AND VEGETABLESSummer is the perfect time to switch to sandals, unwind on a deck and indulge in those cooling, tasty treats. But did you know that it’s also the right time to think seriously about what you eat and drink?

That’s because the latest data by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture … Read More

What you need to eat now to reduce your risk of stroke

DIET, STROKE, Man cannot live on bread alone. Although there is something about bread fresh from the oven that I find hard to resist.

More to the point, do you eat plenty of fish, chicken or eggs? How about soy, nuts and seeds? Well protein-rich foods such as these may be linked to an even lower risk of stroke.

That’s … Read More

When cereals and snack bars become dangerous

shutterstock_200982983I had cereal from a box almost every morning growing up. It’s convenient, tasty (especially with miniature marshmallows) and, once you add your milk, you’ve got pretty much a complete meal with calcium, protein, fiber, minerals and vitamins.

Mom always had us eating a bit of fresh fruit, too, to cover all the nutritional basis.

I remember as … Read More

Why a banana a day keeps the doctor away

bananas, nutrients, heart, potassiumWhat lies underneath that bright yellow peel? An abundance of nutrients your body needs to stay healthy and functioning at its best!

Turns out, the humble banana is more important for your health than you may have realized, so take a lesson from those energetic apes. Here’s why.

Are you getting enough vitamin C, magnesium, potassium and fiber? … Read More

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