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Five Reasons to Eat More Zucchini

Zucchini, a summer squash, is a member of the gourd family. It originated from Central America from where it has spread to the rest of the world. This popular succulent vegetable does well in warm weather, in Read More

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Summer Squash

Summer squash (also known as vegetable or Italian marrow), is a tender, warm-season vegetable that can be grown throughout the United States anytime during the warm, frost-free season. Summer squash differs from fall and winter Read More

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Fun Facts About Asparagus

Asparagus is a member of the Liliaceae family, which includes onions, leeks, garlic and chives. Asparagus can be grown in most parts of the country, but does especially well in cooler regions with longer, colder winters. These periods Read More

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Refreshing Recipes for a Healthier Spring

Add healthy avocado for fresh, creamy flavor (Family Features) For many, spring is an opportunity to hit refresh on many aspects of life, including what you eat. Rather than instituting a restrictive diet that forces Read More

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The Health Benefits of Lemons

Lemons are acidic to the taste, but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact they are one of the most alkaline-forming foods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. Read More

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Does Buying Organic Break the Bank?

When I discuss healthy eating with my patients, one of the most common reasons they give for why they don’t eat organic food is the price. “I just can’t afford it,” they’ll say. “It’s not Read More

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Sweet Ways to Welcome Warmer Days

(Family Features) Warmer, longer days are made for quality time with friends and family. There’s no better way to cap off an afternoon in the sun than a good meal followed by a great dessert. Read More

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