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Veggie of the Week

Why Rye?

What is Rye? Used in bread so prolifically, the rye grain is second only to wheat. It resembles the wheat...

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Olives and Happy Hearts

Olive Oyl or Olive Oil? We're not talking about Popeye's sweetheart Olive Oyl, but the delicious fruit of the olive...

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The Pistachio: Heart-Healthy Nuts

What are Pistachios? Similar to mangoes, the pistachio is a member of the cashew family. Although now grown in California,...

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Healthy Recipes

Artichoke and Pistachio Soup

Cooking at Home This delicious soup is very easy to prepare and is especially good for the heart and the...

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Garlic: The Magic Pill?

What is Garlic? A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat. –Yiddish proverb...

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The Top 5 Reasons to Make Ginger a Part of Your Daily Life

What is Ginger? Ginger is a herb that has underground stems and roots, called rhizomes. The root is the part...

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Broccoli Takes a Bat at Breast Cancer

What is Broccoli? Broccoli is part of the cruciferous (cabbage) family of vegetables. The most common type you see in the UK and...

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Two Peas in a Pod

When you have two people that are similar, we say, "Those two are just like two peas in a pod!". I have...

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Happiness Health

Movement for Mood

Mood improving movement With my work I hear this type of comment a lot: "I feel so good after training"...

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