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Woman holding wooden crate full of fresh produceMonday, December 19, 2011

You can argue that vegetables and fruits are healthier when eaten raw, but cooking them also produces different nutrients and benefits that are worth exploring.

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Duct tapeMonday, December 12, 2011

Home treatment options can be as simple as applying medicine daily or covering the wart with duct tape to kill the growth.

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Plate of Christmas cookiesMonday, December 5, 2011

Simple eating strategies can help you avoid the "holiday 10."

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Chamomile is anti-viral and antimicrobial.Monday, November 28, 2011

In addition to healthy lifestyle practices — including a sensible diet, exercise, enough sleep and low stress — many common herbs can keep our immunity strong through the cold and flu season.

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ApplesMonday, November 21, 2011

The Environmental Working Group compiles a list of the fruits and vegetables with the highest amounts of pesticides and fungicides to help consumers make informed decisions about when to buy organic.

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woman sleeping in bedMonday, November 14, 2011

If you have trouble sleeping, there are natural ways to get your body back on track.

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Whole wheat pasta, garbonzo beans, canned diced tomatoes, mozzarella and basilMonday, November 7, 2011

After just a few days into his three-week journey, Bastyr dietetic intern Matt Keen realized he would have to expand his diet beyond beef jerky and trail mix.

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Plate of sushi with chopsticksMonday, October 31, 2011

Sushi lovers beware: It does matter what types of fish are rolled up in that nori. With the help of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, you can select fish that is healthier for both you and the environment.

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Oranges cut like jack-o'-lanternsMonday, October 24, 2011

Halloween can be a recipe for disaster. Candy corn, cupcakes, brownies, sacks full of treats — talk about sugar overload! There's got to be a better option, right?

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Partially unwrapped energy barMonday, October 17, 2011

There is a time and a place for energy bars, says Liz Kirk, PhD, RD, a nutrition and exercise science faculty member at Bastyr University.

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