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What Are Chickpeas And How Do I Cook With Them?

Chickpeas have recently gotten a lot of popularity in the health world, and for good reason! The chickpea, also called a garbanzo bean, is a legume of the plant family Fabaceae and is a superfood that is high in protein, fiber, calcium, iron, and more. Continue reading to learn more about chickpeas and how to include them in your daily recipes!

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5 Reasons To Eat More Sweet Potatoes

February 22nd is National Cook a Sweet Potato Day, so now is the perfect time to learn about a few of the amazing health benefits of sweet potatoes! The large, starchy, sweet-tasting vegetables are very nutritious, and while they are popular in the fall season, they are a great addition to any meal year-round. Continue reading to learn five important reasons why you should add more sweet potatoes to your diet.

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Summer Honey Salmon is a Heart-Healthy Meal
Few foods bring as many health contributions to the table as delicious and juicy as a combination of honey and salmon. Not only is it an excellent source of high quality protein, it's also low in cholesterol and high in nutrients like vitamins A, D, B6 and B2, niacin, riboflavin, calcium, iron, zinc, and phosphorus. Salmon contains an abundance of good fats, and is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids which have been linked to increased heart health and brain function.
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The Health Benefits of Fresh Summer Honey
Honey is a popular addition to many diets, but it’s been shown to have certain effects beyond the culinary. Many might not know that, while it’s not only delicious, fresh honey can be used by many as a treatment for allergies and for its antibacterial properties. In fact, people have been using honey for these very purposes since the ancient times.
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What to Do With Your Halloween Pumpkin?
You went to your local pumpkin patch, traipsed muddy fields, and chose just the right size and colored pumpkin for your prized jack-o-lantern. But now that Halloween is almost over, you may be wondering what you can do with your pumpkin after the holiday. There are other options besides dumping it into the trash.
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How to Get Healthy Without Becoming a Gym Rat
According to a 2015 report by the American Heart Association, the number of sedentary positions has increased to 83 percent of positions since 1950. Physically demanding jobs once took up about half of the U.S. workforce but today they only make up about 20 percent. But just because you sit at your desk all day doesn’t mean you have to spend hours at the gym to make up for your inactivity.
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