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Ways to Use Turmeric

Ways to Use Turmeric

Turmeric may be trendy, but it’s been used for generations both as a cooking spice and as a medicinal herbal remedy. The crown jewel of Indian spices, turmeric is even said to be beneficial to dogs...

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Calcium: Everything You Need To Know

Calcium: Everything You Need To Know

Google has this handy little widget, now. Search any medical term, and, on the results page, a sidebar pops up, running down the basics of the disease or ailment.

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The Truth About Prop. 65 Warning Labels on Food Products

The Truth About Prop. 65 Warning Labels on Food Products

If you’ve picked up a bag of Thrive Market superfoods, you’ve probably noticed a small warning label on the package. It might look off-putting, but the reason it’s there isn’t frightening at all.

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Ingredient of the Week: Kelp Noodles To The Rescue

Ingredient of the Week: Kelp Noodles To The Rescue

Does the thought of having people over for dinner leave you in a cold sweat? Does the task of finding something—anything—that can please Paleo eaters and also draw raves from raw foodies keep you u...

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Ingredient of the Week: Umeboshi, The Little Plum That Packs a Punch

Ingredient of the Week: Umeboshi, The Little Plum That Packs a Punch

It's Friday—time to go celebrate the end of another work week. But if your TGIF turns into a Saturday morning hangover, try reaching for umeboshi instead of an aspirin.

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Ingredient of the Week: When It Comes to Flavor, Ghee Trumps Butter

Ingredient of the Week: When It Comes to Flavor, Ghee Trumps Butter

There's nothing harder to resist than the scent of melted butter. It's a warm, rich smell, evocative of grandma's kitchen and movie theater popcorn.

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Flax: The Wonder Seeds

Flax: The Wonder Seeds

At first glance, flaxseeds are pretty unassuming. The brown, slightly shiny seeds are tiny—less than 1/4 of an inch long—and have a neutral, slightly nutty flavor. They aren't exactly screaming ...

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