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Juice: Move Over OJ-!

5 fruit juices that trump the old breakfast standby. By Nora Simmons It’s a jungle out there in the juice aisle. With new arrivals hailing from exotic locales like the Amazon, Fiji, and Tibet—and with Read More

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The Magic of Mushrooms

I’ve always loved mushrooms—not just for their rich, smoky flavor but also for their mystery, their spring from the dark, and their reach back to ancient cultures. Some scholars believe that the ambrosia of Greek Read More

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Pick Your Cherries and Eat Them Too

How to pick the best cherries and make them last longer Now that sweet cherry season is officially here, these summertime rubies are a must-have for any barbecue or party, whether they’re baked in a Read More

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Almond Craze

The almond is a perfect example of a food best eaten raw due to its nutritional benefits and the plethora of ways to eat this tiny pseudo-nut. Botanically speaking, almonds are considered seeds, not nuts—they Read More

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You Can’t Stop the Beet

The beet, part of the Chenopodiaceae family, shows a number of health benefits not available in other food families. Betalains are the phytonutrients that give beets their distinctive red color—they provide beet eaters with antioxidant, Read More

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Grapefruit: Tangy Protection for Your Heart

Tart and tangy, with a sweet, citrus finish—a good grapefruit has all the aesthetic appeal of a fine wine. And it’s no lightweight in the nutrition department: A small pink grapefruit has about 97 calories, Read More

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