Health Benefits of Bananas

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  Take a look at the health benefits of bananas, such as lowering the risks of cancer and asthma, lowering blood pressure, and improving heart health. Today, bananas are growning in at least 107 countries and are ranked fourth among the world’s food crops in monetary value. Americans consume more bananas than apples and oranges […]

Hidden Health Benefits of Olive Oil

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Olive oil is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine but could the benefits of olive oil be even greater than the flavor added to our food? Olive oil is growing in popularity throughout North America. It seems almost everyday people are finding new use for the miracle oil. Olive oil can be used anywhere as a […]

Honey: What Can it Really Do?

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Are you using your jar of honey to its complete potential? You might be using honey to naturally sweeten your hot beverage or snack but did you ever consider that you might be benefiting more than your taste buds? Health benefits of consuming honey have been documented in early Greek, Roman, Vedic, and Islamic texts and the […]

Is coffee hurting your ticker?

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Caffeine, the worlds most widely used legal drug. Most of us ingest it to keep us awake through energy drinks or cups of coffee. But could that cup of Joe be doing more harm then good? Everyday coffee is becoming more and more accessible and it seems like younger and younger people are becoming used […]

Tahini: A sauce worth trying

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Have you ever walked in to a local restaurant that served Middle Eastern Cuisine?  Were you introduced to an array of dips and sauces unsure of what they are or might taste like? Among those is a wonderful dip named Tahini that might offer more then just its great taste as a reason to why […]

Distracted eating might be effecting your waistline

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With obesity becoming a growing health problem in the United States, everyone is looking to get healthy through fitness and dieting but could your busy schedule be hindering the wanted results? Nowadays, we’re always on the run. Whether it be on our way to work, home, or school we’re usually busy doing something. Because we need […]

How much can a glass of water make to your diet?

Everyone is aware that obesity is a growing health problem in the United States. Many people are becoming obsessed with “get skinny quick” diet trends and revamping their entire lifestyle to lose weight and reach their body goals. But could  a key to weight loss be something as easy as incorporating a little extra water before […]

Could a little color change your life?

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Cancer is a growing issue around the world. Although there has been a 20% decline in cancer death from 1991 to 2010, (as reported by the American Cancer Society)  there still much more to be learned about disease.  But what if there was something we could do now to help our chances of fighting back this […]