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Recipe: Lighter Thai Vegetable Massaman Curry

Recipe: Lighter Thai Vegetable Massaman Curry

Tags: fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices, Recipes, vegetarian

This savory Thai vegetarian dish offers a flavorful, healthy dinner or lunch option. Serve over a whole grain, such as brown rice or couscous, for extra fiber and vitamins.


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Recipe: Purple Kale Salad With Apples and Walnuts

Tags: fruits and vegetables, kale, Recipes, salad

Purple kale, in its beauty and texture, is a vegetable that definitely rises above the ordinary. This salad is rich in health-acclaimed purple pigmented, anthocyanins.


Recipe: Watermelon, Tomato and Herb Salad With Feta

Recipe: Watermelon, Tomato and Herb Salad With Feta

Tags: fruits and vegetables, Recipes

This refreshing salad includes two of summer’s best produce options – watermelon and tomatoes! Served with dressing, fresh herbs, sliced almonds and feta cheese, the unlikely combination is full of flavor and low in calories.


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How to End Your Constipation Naturally

Tags: breakfast, constipation, fiber, fruits and vegetables

Everyone gets constipated at one time or another. When you do, you feel bloated and blocked. You strain on the toilet with no results — or with results that are painful. But there are some things you can consider to help with the problem and decrease your risk of becoming constipated.


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Do You Have a Heartburn Problem? Try These 7 Natural Fixes

Tags: antacids, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), GERD, heartburn, sleep positioning pillow

If you suffer from occasional heartburn, learn these seven steps, including losing weight and sleeping at an incline, that can give you relief.


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How Doctors Can Treat an Inflamed Appendix Without Surgery

Tags: antibiotics, aorta surgery, appendectomy, appendicitis, laparoscopic surgery, prescriptions, study

About 7 percent of the U.S. population eventually develops an inflamed appendix and requires surgery. A new study provides evidence that the use of antibiotics may be an option for some patients.


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Make the Most of Your Trip to the Farmers Market

Tags: farmer's market, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, nutrition, video, videos

Buying locally grown food in season will benefit your family’s health, the environment and our economy. So what’s not to love? Here’s info that can help you make the most of your trip to the farmers market.


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How to Make Extraordinary Oats Overnight (Infographic)

Tags: breakfast, infographic, morning, oatmeal

Oats aren’t just for oatmeal. Learn how to create overnight oats — oatmeal’s warm-weather friendly cousin. You’ll reap the same health benefits, but no cooking is needed!


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Best Diet Advice for Before and After Your Bariatric Surgery

Tags: bariatric, bariatric surgery

If you’re considering bariatric surgery, you may be wondering how your diet will change. Get the facts from a registered dietitian.


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7 Bariatric Surgery Benefits Besides Helping You Lose Weight

Tags: bariatric surgery, BMI, diabetes, fertility, gastric bypass, heart disease, joint pain, obesity, sleep apnea, Type 2 diabetes

Learn how bariatric surgery works better than diet and exercise for significant weight loss and the many additional health benefits that come with it.