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How California Avocados Can Help with a Flat Belly

It has been suggested that prebiotics intake may: exert protective effects to prevent colon cancer; reduce inflammation and symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel disease; lower some risk factors for cardiovascular disease; enhance the bioavailability and uptake of minerals, including calcium, magnesium and possibly iron; and promote satiety and weight loss and prevent obesity. It's also...

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5 Ways To Reboot Your Gut For Good Health

In our gastrointestinal tract, there are over 1,000 separate bacterial species that can reach a total number in the tens of billions. Not all of these bacteria are bad. Most of them are the “good” or “helpful” type of bacteria, also known as probiotics. So, what are probiotics? They are live acting organisms that help keep the digestive system in a happy, healthy place...

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Top 5 Superfoods for Dudes

June is Men’s Health Month, the peak of grilling season, and the month we celebrate Father’s Day.  Seems like a perfect time to explore some tasty, manly foods to help support the health of the special dudes in your life.Superfoods for DudesSpices (& Herbs)   Dudes love to grill out, it’s no secret! A super-tip to boost the flavor and healthiness of your grilled...

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Why Fiber Should Be Your BFF

We hear the word “fiber” mentioned so often yet most of us are not getting enough of the stuff. Maybe that’s because we don’t know how much fiber we really need or perhaps we’re not even aware of the many pleasant-tasting ways to find fiber.   Why is fiber so important? Dietary fiber from fruit, as part of an overall healthy diet, helps reduce blood cholesterol...

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