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Cholesterol and Eggs: What Is Best for Your Diet?

Cholesterol and Eggs: What Is Best for Your Diet?

If you are like many Americans, you have probably heard a lot about cholesterol and eggs during your lifetime. Often times, the messages regarding the health effects of eggs might seem confusing and contradictory, leading to much frustration on the ...

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Citrus: Vitamin C and Cholesterol Free

Citrus: Vitamin C and Cholesterol Free

Citrus, which originated from Southeast Asia, is much more than just a shrub associated with acidity and bitterness. The first thing that most people think of when they hear “citrus fruits” is vitamin C. While vitamin C does play a ...

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Ginger: More Than Just a Spice

Ginger: More Than Just a Spice

Most people know Ginger as a common spice used in the foods we eat.  It is a flavourful spice often used in chicken, cookies, bread, tea, and candies.  However, there is much more to this spice than just its taste. ...

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Berries: North American Superstars

Berries: North American Superstars

Many studies have indicated that fruit consumption may help reduce our chance of heart disease and/or several cancers. However, since many fruits are not readily available, many people in the Northern latitudes do not eat as much fruit as they ...

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Seaweed: A Brief History

Seaweed has been used all over the world for thousands of years and is a type of algae. Algae came to existence about three and a half billion years ago and is in 75% of the air we breath. When ...

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Health Benefits of Salmon

Health Benefits of Salmon

Health Benefits of Salmon Salmon, a species of fish belonging to the Salmonidae family, can benefit you and your overall health in many ways. Not only is salmon very nutritious, but also very tasty, cost effective, and one of the ...

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Go Krazy for Kiwi

Go Krazy for Kiwi

Looking for a new kind of snack that is both tasty and healthy? Look no further than kiwi, a fruit of Chinese origin that is positively loaded with many of the nutrients your body craves. While “kiwi’ might seem like ...

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High Fructose Corn Syrup: What You Need to Know

High Fructose Corn Syrup: What You Need to Know

You don’t have to be a nutritionist or health expert to have heard of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). In the last few decades, this artificial additive has thoroughly permeated the American food supply, and has become synonymous with all ...

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