Avoiding GMOs? Ditch These 10 Popular Foods!

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If you want to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in your food and you eat processed foods, you’d better get ready to purge your pantry. It’s estimated that at least 75 percent of processed foods, from crackers to soda, contain GM ingredients.[i] This is largely because 93 percent of U.S. corn and 94 percent of […]

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New Study Pinpoints Cause of Unhealthy Food Cravings

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The average American eats healthy only seven days a year … succumbing to too many unhealthy foods the other 358.[i] In case you don’t want to do the math, that means Americans are eating right only about 2 percent of the time. No doubt, food cravings can be hard to beat. A new study published […]

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Caution: McDonald’s Fries May Literally Be Full of Crap

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McDonald’s fries may literally be full of crap … and, possibly even worse, pollution! One of the company’s supplier of frozen French fries — J.R. Simplot’s China processing unit – was fined more than $600,000 for water pollution.[i] Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co Ltd was apparently discharging wastewater with contaminants that exceeded allowable levels; the […]

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This Ancient Soup is HOT Again (here’s why… plus recipe!)

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Humans have been boiling animal bones in water, and drinking the resulting nourishing broth, since ancient times. Your grandmother probably also had a recipe for bone broth or stock and used it as a base for soups, stews and gravies – just as most good restaurants do today. Yet if you happen to be in […]

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China Set to Process America’s Chickens

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In 2013, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that China was eligible to export processed, cooked chicken to the United States.[i] The chicken in question would be raised in the United States, shipped some 14,000+ miles to China to be processed … then shipped another 14,000+ miles back to the US for sale and […]

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How to Make a Salad That Leaves You Feeling FULL

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Nearly half of Americans say they want restaurants to offer healthier items like salad, but only 23 percent actually order the healthy options.[i] Why aren’t we more drawn in to salads? Many people complain that salad is like “rabbit food.” If you order a salad at a restaurant or make one at home, you probably […]

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5 UNHEALTHIEST Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, but one survey found only 34 percent of U.S. adults take the time to eat a morning meal.[i] Whether or not eating breakfast is truly beneficial, as opposed to skipping it, is up for debate – there’s evidence both for and against it. […]

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10 Best Foods to Eat RAW for Beautiful Skin

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Have you heard? Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced last summer that she was eating a raw-food diet at least one day a week. Her motivation? To achieve radiant skin.[i] Even if you’re not a fan (or follower) of the Royal Family, this news is worth noting. Not about Kate Middleton – the fact […]

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The Top 7 Healthy and Delicious Exotic Fruits

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In the US, the most popular fruits (in order) are bananas, apples, oranges, grapes and strawberries.[i] These certainly have merit – for taste and nutrition – but there’s a whole world out there … and in it quite a few exotic fruits that you might not have heard of. If you’re looking for a new […]

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7 Dangerous Fruits to Beware of Most

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Whole fruit is an important source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber – beneficial compounds that many Americans are lacking. Eating fruit has been linked to a number of health benefits, from lowering your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer to helping you lose weight and avoid obesity-related diseases.[i] Yet some […]

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