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A Pecan a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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April is National Pecan Month, and it’s a great time to learn more about this powerhouse of nutrition. The word pecan is derived from an Algonquin word meaning “nut requiring a stone to crack.” Native tribes in the U.S. and Mexico relied on the nut f... Read full article

Wheatgrass

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Wheatgrass has proven itself to be a powerful food in the fight against cancer, obesity, and high cholesterol. It has earned the title, “super food,” because wheatgrass is packed with vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, and antioxidants. You c... Read full article

Why Should You Adopt a Pet?

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It’s estimated that each year, over 6.5 million companion animals, otherwise defined as an animal that is suitable to be a home pet, are surrendered to community animal shelters across the United States. This means that there is one animal surrendere... Read full article

Keto Diet and Cancer Treatment: An Overview

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New research that explores cancer prevention and treatment is always exciting to hear about–especially when it’s related to something we can control like our diet and lifestyle. A ketogenic diet is the hot topic right now, so it isn’t surprising to r... Read full article

Top Dog-friendly Cities to Visit in America

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Looking to hit the road with your favorite furry pal this season? When it comes to vacationing with your dog, it’s important to keep key destination factors in mind like number and location of dog parks; city walkability; access to greenways; and pre... Read full article



All Natural Remedies for Dry Skin

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Winter is coming! The chilly weather brings a beautiful change in scenery, family gatherings, and cozy nights by the fire. Unfortunately, the cold air can also lead to dry itchy skin. Many moisturizers on the market contain parabens, phalates and oth... Read full article

Broccoli Rabe

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You’ve seen it at the farmers market: the vegetable that looks like broccoli and kale had a lovechild. Broccoli rabe, also known as rapini, contains all the benefits of both in its leafy bouquet. This nutritionally dense vegetable is a secret super... Read full article

Caring For Your Aging Pets

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As our animals start to age, their bodies begin to need different things. By taking the time to familiarize ourselves with some of the things our aging pets need, we can help ensure them long and healthy lives. A key aspect of healthy aging, maintain... Read full article

Make Healthy Eating Fun from Lunchtime to Lifetime

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Picture this as your child’s midday meal: a lunchbox filled with colorful tomatoes and peppers, strawberries and a pinwheel whole grain sandwich packed with spinach, lean turkey and low-fat cream cheese.... Read full article