Cilantro and coriander come from the same plant species Coriandrum sativum. In different parts of the world, the very same plant-with its many health benefits-is referred to differently. For Americans, cilantro refers to the leaves and the stalks, both of which are edible. The dried seeds of the same plant are called coriander. For Europeans, coriander…

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It’s not uncommon to see lecithin listed on an ingredient list for everything from food to cosmetics. Lecithin belongs to a group of compounds called phospholipids, a type of fat. Phospholipids help maintain the integrity of cell walls and are important to the healthy functioning of the brain, nervous system, liver, and other vital organs.…

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Look no further for a creamy and tasty homemade vegan butter. This recipe is not only a great store-bought alternative, it is better for you because it does not contain palm oil, emulsifiers, and preservatives. You won’t believe how this easily spreadable vegan butter melts, just like regular butter and tastes so good.  Servings: 48…

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people are aware that preparing food with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) has many health benefits, but few know how to properly select EVOO. Even more surprising: grocery store shelves are filled with imposter EVOO! EVOO Health BenefitsThe olive, fruit of the olive tree, is used to make olive oil of any grade (quality). EVOO…

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When it comes to dietary fats and carbohydrates, advice has varied greatly. The good news is that we do have long-standing wisdom just about everyone can follow for better health.  Why We Need Fats In Our DietFats are a high-energy fuel source and a necessary macronutrient for all of us. They satisfy hunger, help sustain energy…

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Throughout the world, eggs are one of the most affordable, versatile, and nutrient dense foods. At times controversial, due to the cholesterol content, eggs are now considered an important part of a healthy diet when eaten in moderation. Eggs are an excellent source of protein and other essential nutrients including choline, which the brain and…

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