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Green Foods

There are dozens of diets that promise better nutrition and rapid weight loss. But the simplest way to improve your health is to make like Kermit & go green. By: Jenna Blumenfeld, New Hope Network Pistachios They take a little effort to crack open, but pistachios are worth...

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Blue Corn Benefits

New research suggests that anthocyanins, the nutrients that give the corn its lovely blue color, may also help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. By: Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network  Blue corn has been popping up as an ingredient everywhere from tortilla chips to breakfast cereal....

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What are superfoods?

By Organic Facts The term ‘superfood’ is used to refer to any food with a high density of beneficial nutrients, proven health benefits, and no or relatively few adverse properties. With the amount of research going on, it seem as if a new superfoods are announced...

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Live longer, stay healthier with unsaturated fats

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network  A recent long-term study including more than 126,000 subjects clarifies how eating different fats affects mortality. People who replace saturated fat and trans fat with unsaturated fat may increase their chances of living longer, according to a recent study from the Harvard...

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Finnish Study Finds That Egg Consumption Poses No Heart Risk

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network A recent study from Finland backs the U.S. government’s recent change of heart about eggs and dietary cholesterol. The results were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Earlier this year, the Agriculture and Health and Human Service’s Departments’ new...

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Venus Williams stars in Silk’s new ‘Do Plants’ ad campaign

By Jenna Blumenfeld, New Hope Network [embed]https://youtu.be/KkUteqZqyWQ[/embed] Everyone knows that Venus Williams, four-time Olympic gold medalist and winner of 62 tennis titles, is cool. But plant-based milk? Not so much. But by featuring Williams, who follows a vegan diet, in their new ad campaign (along with DJ Khaled)...

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Yogurt Eaters Weigh Less

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network People who eat yogurt weigh less. They’ve got less body fat. And, their waists are tinier. Researchers aren't calling the stuff magic, but they did find that yogurt fans share these attributes. In a new review of 22 studies published in...

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Leonardo DiCaprio invests in natural beverage brand Runa

By Jenna Blumenfeld of New Hope Network Oscar-winning actor gifts shares to indigenous workers The socially and environmentally responsible energy beverage brand Runa already has the support of Hollywood A-Lister Channing Tatum. Now, the company can check off another celebrity who believes in Runa’s clean formulation and approach...

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The Sense of Using Scents to Season Food

The scent and captivating aromas we take in through our noses has a direct impact on our emotions, our appetite and sense of joy.  Walking into the lobby of the University of Maryland's Baltimore hospital and the lobby of one of my doctors in an...

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