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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

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Food as medicine: Fruit and vegetable prescriptions boost heart health

The ancient concept of "food as medicine" receives new legitimacy in a revolutionary study, reinforcing the age-old belief that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can perform wonders for heart health. In the midst of a diet-related disease epidemic that rivals smoking as the main cause of death, Read More...

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Make the most out of your breakfast and your day

While it’s impossible to say what the most important meal of the day really is, there is one good reason why breakfast is so essential: when you start the day with a healthy, balanced breakfast, you nourish your body with the energy you need to get through the day. To get the full benefits of Read More...

Citrus orange fruit on tree, California USA.

Saving America’s citrus fruits

Citrus Greening Disease Citrus Greening Disease, or Huanglongbing (HLB), is a life threatening plant disease that has already destroyed many of Florida's crops and is on its way to ruining California’s also. Asain citrus psyllids are the tiny culprits causing the disease by transmitting deadly Read More...

This easy diet shift will help

This easy diet shift will help improve gut health

We can probably all relate to the feeling of our unhappy gut letting us know very clearly that it does not approve of what we’ve been eating that day. Caring for your digestive tract isn’t just something you can check off your to-do list. It’s an ongoing process that we can continue to Read More...

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Add some sweetness to your grill with these amazing fruits

While it may not be so common in the US, many cultures around the world love to adorn the grill with fruits. Grilled fruits? Yes! Grilling fruit brings out the natural sweetness, and many of them make natural flavor pairs with other popular weekend barbecue dishes. The best fruits to grill: When Read More...

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Just 8 weeks of a fruit and vegetable-rich diet can improve heart health

An apple a day isn’t guaranteed to keep the doctor away, but following this philosophy is a good strategy for overall heart health. That’s according to a recently published research article from the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. The observational study looked at the data of people Read More...

Just 8 weeks of fruit and vege

Just 8 weeks of fruit and vegetable rich diet can improve heart health

An apple a day isn’t guaranteed to keep the doctor away, but following this philosophy is a good strategy for overall heart health. That’s according to a recently published research article from the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. The observational study looked at the data of people Read More...

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Researchers say this diet is best to maintain your eyes (and your overall health)

Our bodies need healthy nutrients. Ophthalmologists were looking for the best food to maintain the eyes. They conclude in this research that the Mediterranean diet with lots of fruit and vegetables olive oil and some meat, fish and red wine, is best to protect our eyes. The good news is that other Read More...