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Health Benefits of Matcha Tea

By Fredrica Syren: I have a confession to make: I’m addicted to matcha lattes. For years, a cup of hot coffee used to be what got me out of bed. Then a couple of years ago, I switched to the more healthy option of white tea — until I began …

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Hello Greens! — The Importance of Eating Green Leafy Vegetables

By Fredrica Syren: In today’s market you can find about a million different supplements and powders that supposedly add important nutrients to your body. They generally cost a lot and may or may not contain questionable ingredients. I say eating your greens for a much cheaper price is by far …

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How Super Is Super Broccoli?

By Fredrica Syren: We all know that broccoli is a super vegetable due to its high volume of vitamins and minerals, but now there is a new super broccoli popping up in grocery stores. This made me wonder what it really is and how super it can be. I suspected …

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Consequences Of Trendy Superfoods

By Emma Grace Fairchild: One of the most rewarding things about choosing a healthful and conscious diet is the knowledge that you are contributing to a healthier earth. The standard American diet causes a great deal of environmental damage, such as toxic pesticide runoff from conventionally grown produce and pollution …

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Acai Smoothie Bowl

Most morning we eat blueberry oatmeal for breakfast but once in a while I like to change it up and we eat something else. This morning it was acai bowls just because I miss San Diego (where they are very common) and I just found frozen acai (yay). Acai is …

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Amaranth — An Ancient Super Food

By Centehua: There are over 60 species of Amaranth, a summer annual weed. Amaranth is tightly packed with flowers, and its foliage usually ranges from red and purple to green and gold. It is absolutely gorgeous, standing over 6 feet tall. This ancient plant is very dear to my heart. …

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Why Are Superfoods So Super?

 By Chef Centehua  We are living in a completely different world from that of our grandparents and ancestors. Our children will be faced with many challenges and also will have to use their creativity to solve and restore many of the environmental issues that threaten our health. Since the the …

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Holy Antioxidants!

By Asha Kreiling Antioxidants — they’re super good for you, so you should eat a ton of them! Well, at least that’s what we hear of them so often. “Antioxidant” has become a sort of marketing buzzword in the healthy food world. Food labels and health articles tout their ability …

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