Food & Diet


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Cherries are in season, so now’s the time to take advantage of their immunity-boosting vitamin C and 
disease-fighting antioxidants.


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    Cook an Ayurvedic Thanksgiving Meal this Year

    Infuse the principles of Ayurveda into your Thanksgiving meal this year to share the gifts of health, wellness, and happiness with loved ones.

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    Whipped Yams with Coconut Cream

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    Fennel-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

    This dish also features bitter Brussels sprouts that bring a light quality to a meal traditionally dominated by heavy, predominantly sweet dishes.

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    Tomato Date Chutney

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    3 Healthy Chili Recipes for Fall

    Nothing says fall comfort food like a bowl of chili. For your next get-together, ladle out these hearty variations packed with root veggies and robust Mexican-style flavors.

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    Wild Rice Stuffing

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    New Study Underscores the Nutritional Value of Whole Grains

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