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Wine and sulfites: are they causing your headaches, allergies or asthma symptoms?

Will wine and sulfites be the new food thing to avoid, next to gluten or nuts? Some say the sulfites in wine are what causes that dreaded wine hangover headache. Others disagree, saying it’s just the alcohol. What’s the truth about wine and sulfites, and what does that mean especially if you have allergies, asthma …

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Your leafy greens listed by rank and how to blend them into your St. Patrick’s Day festivities

Celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day with superstars of the leafy greens list. So…it’s not your traditional green beer, green eggs and ham feast, but it’s more nutritious and you can still have some fun. Check out which leafy greens rank highest and how to weave them into your St. Patty’s Day ways. Raw leafy greens …

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How to recognize the 5 worst ingredients in food and avoid them

Are the 5 worst ingredients in food running rampant in your diet? Or maybe they’re lurking in unknown places, under names you’re not familiar with. Whether you are generally healthy and fit or trying to get a start in that direction, be sure you can detect and avoid these 5 ingredients. Identifying the 5 worst …

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Food allergy vs food intolerance: why allergy free doesn’t equal ‘eat what you want’

According to foodallergy.org, up to 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under age 18. Food allergies have greatly changed celebrations and lunches at schools as well as food handling in other public places over the past few years. This may make you extra thankful that you don’t have food allergies. But …

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Foods and headaches: eating for, and proactively against, the headache pain

Start managing that nagging, or sometimes debilitating, pain now by combining your knowledge about foods and headaches. What better time to be more mindful than during the holidays – when you are more likely to sleep less, drink more alcohol and coffee and less water and eat less healthy – together a recipe for headaches …

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How to carve a pumpkin right into your diet and why: pumpkin health benefits

Adapted from Reap the health benefits of pumpkin year-round   Halloween marks the time of year when grocery stores fill up with pumpkins. We go crazy over pumpkin carving. And a few souls actually roast and eat the seeds or start dreaming about that pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. But did you know this hearty, fruit-producing vegetable is …

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