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Apples and Alzheimer’s Prevention

…how to care 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…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: White Bean Salad

…beans (washed and soaked overnight) or substitute 2 cans white beans drained 3-½ cups water 1 medium onion and 2 garlic cloves, chopped to add to bean’s cooking liquid 1 medium red or Vidalia onion, finely chopped 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped 1 yellow or red pepper, chopped ½ tsp. dried mustard…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…-Prevention Tip #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…

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How Salt Causes High Blood Pressure

…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. Now It's Your Turn: How do you cut back on…

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Four Things You May Not Know About Salt Consumption

…easily make up for the reduced salt in your diet by cooking with fresh herbs and spices such as basil, garlic, oregano, rosemary, chives, parsley, and onion. What’s more, all of these flavorings contain natural substances that are good for your health. Garlic, in particular, has been shown to have a positive…

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Eating Avocado for Healthy Cholesterol

…the carotenoids. Healthiest Ways of Eating Avocado My favorite way to prepare avocado is to slice a ripe, organic one in half and enjoy with sliced onion over a bed of green, leafy spinach with a drizzle of olive oil, and a pinch of balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and fresh ground pepper. Just remember, though…

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Heart Healthy Grilled Watermelon Salad

…syrup, lemon rinds, and a dusting of fresh ground pepper. Garnish with chopped mint or chopped basil. For other variations, you can add: chopped red onion, chopped mint, pitted kalamata olives, pumpkin seeds, roasted almonds, and/or picked radishes. Now, it’s your turn: What’s your favorite salad?…

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