Fruit and Yogurt Fresh fruit provides carbohydrates for quick energy. Pineapple, orange, and kiwi fruit are packed with vitamin C, a powerful nutrient for joints and connective tissue that also boasts antioxidant properties. Yogurt and almonds add protein and healthy fat to make this fruit salad super satisfying. Enjoy for a mid-day snack a fewContinue reading

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Mayonnaise Lather it on warm, damp-cover your head with a plastic shower cap, and in 20 minutes, rinse. The heat helps the mayonnaise penetrate the damaged, dry hair so when you wash it out, the hair is silkier and healthier than ever before.   http://www.chowhound.com/food-news/55097/10-cosmetic-uses-for-everyday-foods/

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Foods for a Healthy Smile Raisins: You might think that because raisins are sweet and sticky, they’re not good for your oral health. But research has shown that antioxidants in raisins fight the growth of a type of bacteria that can cause inflammation and gum disease. shared by: http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/5_beauty_foods_for_natural_radiance?page=2

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Grilled Asparagus with Caper Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears, trimmed 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided Cooking spray 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 2 teaspoons capers, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup small basil leaves Preparation:Continue reading

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Zucchini Pancakes Serves: 8- 10 Ingredients: 1 cup flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs, separated 1 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 cup coarsely shredded zucchini 2 tablespoons flaxmeal Preparation: Whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt together in a mixing bowl. Beat the egg yolks. AddContinue reading

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Blueberries Like dried fruit, fresh fruit is also good to eat during and after exercise since it contains high GI carbohydrate-packed sugars, which provide energy to muscles in the quickest way possible. Frozen blueberries (often far cheaper than fresh in the supermarket) are brilliant when whizzed up into a post-exercise smoothie to replenish your muscles’Continue reading

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