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How to age gracefully with good nutrition

posted by Cindy L. Tjol

As recent as the early 1900s, the average person did not live past 50 years old. Today, in many developed countries, life expectancies have risen substantially. On the average, people can expect to live to their mid- or late- seventies. […]

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Honeydew Melon For The Holidays
Honeydews make great snacks this holiday season. Not only are they rich in nutrients, they can also help your body with some cleaning up after the holiday feasting. Honeydews are rich in B and C vitamins, as well as copper. In addition, its high water (95%) and potassium content can actually hel

posted 8:12:42am Dec. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Cashews For Christmas
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posted 1:39:31am Dec. 16, 2014 | read full post »

Precious Jems In Pumpkin Seeds
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posted 2:43:35pm Dec. 10, 2014 | read full post »

What Purple Eggplants Can Do For You
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posted 2:25:05pm Dec. 08, 2014 | read full post »

Coconuts From The “Tree Of Life”
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posted 2:57:55am Dec. 04, 2014 | read full post »


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