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Lettuce both slow and fast

Organic lettuce packs some great health benefits health being rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants protect against free radical processes that cause cell damage in the body associated with various diseases. Lettuce contains several different antioxidants like phenolic acids, flavonoids, anthocyanins, along … Continue reading

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Popeye didn’t know about dandelion!

Popeye didn’t know that wild dandelion leaves pack 8 times more antioxidants than conventional spinach and 40 times more antioxidants than wimpy iceberg lettuce. Health benefits from dandelion leaves include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, cancer, … Continue reading

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Buying local food

One of the charms of buying local food is getting to know the farmers who sell directly to actual humans rather than some commercial institution. Grocery stores give very little information for where their food comes from or who grows … Continue reading

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Can’t beat the beet!

Beet juice helps high blood pressure better than meds! People with high blood pressure who drank just 8 ounces of beet-root juice had a blood pressure drop of about 10 points. Beets have a high natural nitrate content, as do … Continue reading

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