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Cauliflower’s Many Benefits

By Mike Rich

Cauliflower belong to the group of plants known as cruciferous vegetables. Along with cabbage, Brussels sprouts and turnips, these crunchy, colorful vegetables contain healthful compounds that may help fight cancer. You can eat broccoli and cauliflower raw, steamed, stir-fried or cooked in casseroles. Some of the health benefits of cauliflower are cancer prevention, better digestion, […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin

By Mike Rich

Most people are still unaware of the health benefits of pumpkin. Pumpkin is one of the most nutritious fruits available year round. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, both the flesh and seeds of the pumpkin provide many health-boosting nutrients. Pumpkin is low in fat and calories and rich in disease-fighting nutrients such as Alpha-carotene, […]

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Healthy Comfort Foods? It’s Possible!

By Mike Rich

We don’t typically think of pizza as a component of a healthy diet because it is high in total fats, saturated fat, sodium and calories. However, it’s possible to enjoy healthier pizza at home because you control the types and amounts of toppings. Pizza doesn’t have to be junk food. Whether you want a healthier […]

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Eggplant: The Healthy Plant

By Mike Rich

Eggplant is loaded with vitamins and minerals. In addition, eggplant contains other compounds that promote good health as well, even to the point of helping to prevent cancer and lowering cholesterol. Knowing how beneficial eggplant is to your health, you may want to give more consideration to it becoming a regular part of your diet. […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Eating Chicken

By Mike Rich

Chicken is one of the best sources of protein that can be cooked in so many different ways that you could never get bored of it. Not only is chicken an excellent source of protein, but it has many other vitamins and nutrients that are great for our body. Some of them include tryptophan, vitamin […]

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Benefits of Eating Pasta

By Mike Rich

Pasta is great source of energy. It is high in carbohydrates, but they work slowly releasing the energy when you most need it. That is the one reason most athletes eat pasta before an event. In addition, incorporating pasta into a vegetarian diet gives you those much needed carbs for a hectic day at work […]

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