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Reducing High Blood Pressure Naturally With Asparagus

…washed asparagus spears at about 400 degrees for 2-5 minutes, then seasons it on the plate before serving with a drizzle of olive oil, chopped garlic or garlic salt, and a few squeezes of fresh lemon juice. You can even travel with the ingredients on ice in your cooler, and make this side dish fresh on…

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…heart health. * Drink healing tea: If you feel run down and susceptible to getting sick, create an antimicrobial tea by crushing 3–4 cloves of garlic, grating a piece of thumb-sized ginger and squeezing the juice from half a lemon into 6–8 cups boiling water. Simmer for 5–10 minutes. Add 1 tsp…

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Apples and Alzheimer’s Prevention

…for your apples—like storing them in the refrigerator and not out in a bowl, and keeping them away from strong-smelling produce like onions and garlic, which they will absorb. But the best part is an interview (3.5 minutes into the six) with Dr. Shea discussing his findings about apple juice concentrate…

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Cooking for Cancer

…For fun, try one of the quicker recipes from The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Avocado Dressing Use to top salads, fish, or chicken ¾ C water 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp agave nectar 2 TBSP extra-virgin olive oil ½ tsp sea salt 2 TBSP brown rice vinegar ½ ripe avocado 2 TBSP freshly squeezed lime juice…

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Spinach: A Sinatra Super Food and Apparent Crowd-Pleaser!

…fresh spinach and incorporating it into some brown wild rice, and top with almonds and Parmesan cheese. * Zoe P.O. loves to sauté some onions and garlic with some spinach, mix it with feta cheese, kalamata olives, and then “smash it in the middle of a soft tortilla and grill it on the stove! YUM!…

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Could Popcorn Replace Fruits and Vegetables?

…flavor. * Instead of dousing your popcorn with salt, get creative with your seasonings. My wife Jan and I season our popcorn with herbs, cinnamon, garlic powder, and even nutritional yeast. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat popcorn? You May Also Be Interested In: * 11 Quick & Healthy…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…Healthy Recipe #1: Slice cauliflower or turnips into quarter-inch pieces. Place in a single layer in lined pan, spray with olive oil, sprinkle with garlic or Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, and roast for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F. Sprinkle lightly with parmesan cheese before serving. Heart Healthy…

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How Salt Causes High Blood Pressure

…items, especially in fast food restaurants, are high in salt. * Cook with fresh herbs and spices, instead of salt. Try seasonings such as basil, garlic, oregano, rosemary, chives, parsley, and onion. Not only are they sodium-free, these flavorings contain natural substances that are good for your health…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…#5: Fortify “gut-friendly” bacteria with prebiotics and probiotics. You can get prebiotics naturally by eating whey protein, bananas, onion, garlic, whole wheat, barley, rye, and artichokes. Both soy and organic cow’s milk yogurt are full of live bacteria strains that serve as probiotics, or…

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A Smart, Easy Summer Recipe that Doesn’t Turn Up the Heat

…two avocados up into bite sized chunks, and mix them with sliced organic onions (red or Vidalia are my personal favorites). Then, add a clove of garlic finely chopped and season it with sea salt and olive oil drizzled to taste (but no vinegar).You can enjoy this simple salad by itself, or make it a…

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Safe Summer Outdoor Dining

…contain. But I make sure it’s heated up properly to avoid unwanted bacteria. I cook vegetables the same way—using simple healthy seasonings like garlic and olive oil. It’s also important to never serve your food on the same plate you used when you brought it out to the grill. The raw juices are full…

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