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3 Benefits of Powerful Papaya

Once called "the fruit of angels” by Christopher Columbus, the papaya is the USDA's featured fruit for the month of June. Learn a little bit about why this fruit is so amazing! Papaya Varieties There are several types of papayas. In the…
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Get Fit With Fiber

You’ve always known fiber was good for “regularity,” but did you know research also shows fiber can help protect against serious illness as well? Unfortunately, Americans on average consume only 10-15 grams of fiber a day, far less…
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Fiber Facts and Probiotic Pluses

Friendly Bacteria Are Health Pros Right now, more than 1,000 different types of bacteria are making their home on your skin and in your body. While it sounds creepy, most of these bacteria are actually beneficial. But it’s critical to keep…
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Taming the Tummy and IBS

April is IBS Awareness Month. It’s estimated that 9-23% of the world’s population has IBS, yet many go undiagnosed. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder within the intestines that causes abdominal pain and discomfort. The pain…
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Another Reason to Fill Up on Fiber

Fiber has been at the forefront lately for all its benefits, from treating and preventing constipation to lowering cholesterol and helping with weight loss. But there’s another, less frequently mentioned benefit: fiber can also prevent diverticulosis. Diverti-what?…
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Nutrition in Nature’s Design

Nature has designed nutrients to enable the body to repair itself and stay healthy. And as it turns out, the beauty of nature also reminds us what certain foods can do. From the Heart A tomato and the human heart are both red and have four…