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Omega 3 fatty acids and prostate cancer risk

At a Glance:  A recently published study on omega 3 fatty acids has generated negative headlines worldwide causing consumers to question the safety and health benefits of consuming fish and fish oil supplements. Many health professionals and nutrition experts have been quick to respond with…

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Dr. Yoni Freedhoff – Weighty Matters Good lord!Looking at the nutrition breakdown of Dairy Queen’s new “Julius Original” smoothies that the ad up above suggests are fruits I couldn’t help but make some comparisons.Their large “Triple Berry” smoothie? At 952 calories (with no “boosts”) it…

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Healthy Coconut Truffles. Easy to make, easier to eat!

Makes about 12 small truffles 1 3/4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut, divided 2 teaspoons melted coconut oil 3 tablespoons maple syrup or melted honey 2 tablespoons (or more) unsweetened coconut milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon sea salt   Place…

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Gorgeous Skin for Fun in the Sun

By: Yasmin Jorge We’re New Yorkers, and we’re active – especially when the fab weather inspires us to relish nature.  So leave those power biz pumps in that corner office and go enjoy the bright days ahead, but be prepared.  Skin care can be tricky, especially…

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How old is your Body?

In case you haven’t noticed, the human body is pretty amazing. It digests your food, circulates your blood, and keeps you breathing — even when you’re sleeping, or just not paying attention. It does these things to keep you alive and healthy every day. On…

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Vegan Lentil Shephard’s Pie with Potato Parsnip Mash

By Gena Hamshaw Serves 6-8 2 1/2 pounds (about 4 large) russet potatoes, peeled and quartered 6 parsnips, peeled and roughly chopped 1 cup almond, soy, rice, or other non-dairy milk Sea salt to taste Black pepper to taste 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided into…

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