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    The egg has been associated with festivals celebrating spring for many centuries. Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to the 13th century or earlier. Eggs were formerly a forbidden food during the Lenten season, and there are rituals in many countries involving painting and decorating them to...
     
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    Spring has finally sprung, and it's the perfect time of year to clean out the pantry and lighten everyday meals with delicious, nutritious ingredients. To celebrate this joyous season, The Healthy Apple blogger and culinary nutritionist Amie Valpone has created a free booklet filled with light recipes and tips...
     
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    What tasks are spring cleaners itching to tackle? Windows, blinds and curtains, and clothing, closets and drawers are at the top of the list. Ceiling fans and carpets round out the top five. These are a few of the "dirty secrets" revealed in the 2013 Spring Cleaning Survey from the American Cleaning...
     
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    Turmeric has been used in Asia for centuries for culinary and medicinal purposes. It is and has been one of the most effective natural home remedies in the East but is very quickly gaining popularity in Western countries due to its extraordinarily potent phytochemicals, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-...
     
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    Spring is now upon us, welcoming flowers, warmer weather and of course spring cleaning. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics along with ConAgra Foods encourages Americans to give their kitchens a thorough cleaning with tips from the Home Food Safety program's HomeFoodSafety.org. "Spring cleaning is a great...
     
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    A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that rebates on healthy food purchases cause people to put healthier food in their grocery carts. Led by the nonprofit research organization the RAND Corporation, the analysis examined the purchases of more than 170,000 South African households...
     
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    Confused by all of the studies recommending what foods to eat? California strawberries make the choice simple. A steady stream of research continues to find that the important nutrients in strawberries make this superfruit a healthy part of daily meals and snacks. Spring brings an abundance of fresh California...
     
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    Today Safe Kids Worldwide released a new research report that found kids are getting into medicine at an alarming rate. Every minute of every day, a poison control center receives a call about a potential medicine poisoning for a child age five and under. And 67,000 times each year, or every eight minutes, a young...
     
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    A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior. The pilot study, led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and published this week online in the journal Psychiatric Quarterly, suggests a link between salivary concentrations of certain hormones...
     
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    Results from the latest consumer survey conducted for the Organic Trade Association (OTA) reveal that as US families are becoming increasingly aware of the presence of unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods in the marketplace, they turn to organic as the food labeled by law to not have been made with...