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Want Natural Food Coloring? Add These Purple Sweet Potatoes to the Line Up

Want Natural Food Coloring? Add These Purple Sweet Potatoes to the Line Up

July 29, 2014 | by

The little-grown purple sweet potato could be used to develop a plant-based food coloring that is both safe (unlike artifical colors) and pretty.

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Should You Worry About Mystery Chicken Imported from China?

Should You Worry About Mystery Chicken Imported from China?

July 28, 2014 | by

The U.S. recently lifted their ban on chicken imports from China and will not require the processed chicken to mention where it came from.

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Gold of the Incas: 7 Health Benefits of Lucuma

Gold of the Incas: 7 Health Benefits of Lucuma

July 26, 2014 | by

The superfruit Lucuma has been eaten since 200 A.D., but science is just now seeing how it could offer great nutrition and healing potential.

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Alarming Amounts of ADHD-Causing Artificial Colors Found in Kid-Popular Foods

Alarming Amounts of ADHD-Causing Artificial Colors Found in Kid-Popular Foods

July 24, 2014 | by

A recent study found that many foods marketed to children, especially breakfast cereals, have some of the highest levels of ADHD-causing food coloring.

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‘Healthful’ Fruit Juice may Have more Sugar than Soda

‘Healthful’ Fruit Juice may Have more Sugar than Soda

July 22, 2014 | by

A new study warns those who drink fruit juice—pointing out that juice contains as much if not more sugar than soda, and that neither are healthful options.

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Why Butter Isn’t All that Bad

Why Butter Isn’t All that Bad

July 21, 2014 | by

Is butter bad for you, or might this vilified food actually have some value? Here is why butter is better than margarine and may actually boost health.

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10 No-Brainer Ways to Eat and BE Healthier Today

10 No-Brainer Ways to Eat and BE Healthier Today

July 20, 2014 | by

Instead of focusing on what you should NOT do to improve your health, here are 10 extremely simple ways to become more healthy today, with little effort.

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3 Weight Loss Myths that may Be Holding You Back

3 Weight Loss Myths that may Be Holding You Back

July 20, 2014 | by

Not all diet or weight loss advice out there is sage wisdom. Here are just a few of the weight loss myths you may want to steer clear of.

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One Solid Way to Boost Your Protein Intake as a Vegetarian

One Solid Way to Boost Your Protein Intake as a Vegetarian

July 18, 2014 | by

Are you a vegetarian searching for protein? Here is how vegetarians and vegans can maintain a high level of protein intake with plant based foods.

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Coming Soon: The ‘Microwave’ Diet Device that Counts Calories Instantly

Coming Soon: The ‘Microwave’ Diet Device that Counts Calories Instantly

July 15, 2014 | by

Researchers for General Electric are working on a machine that will use microwaves to instantly analyze how many calories are in a plate of food.

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