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Here's How You Can Cook Beets

Here's How You Can Cook Beets

Beets, or beetroots, are well-known for their vibrant, deep-red hues, which make them easy to see in the produce aisle. While they’re filled with impressive amounts of vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, iron, magnesium and potassium, they’re often overlooked when it comes time to putting them on your shopping ...

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The Search for Extended Youth and Extreme Longevity

The Search for Extended Youth and Extreme Longevity

By Dr. Mercola Telomeres were first discovered in the 1930s. Every cell in your body contains a nucleus, and inside the nucleus are the chromosomes that contain your genes. The chromosome is made up of two “arms,” and each arm contains a single molecule DNA, which looks like a string ...

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Discover Why Fenugreek Tea Has Stood the Test of Time

Discover Why Fenugreek Tea Has Stood the Test of Time

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graeceum), or Greek Hay, is an annual herb native to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean. The genus name Trigonella is derived from old Greek meaning “three-angled,” which accurately describes the corolla of the plant.1 According to historians, cultures have used it in various ways, such as cooking, ...

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These Tiny Creatures Can Swirl the Ocean

These Tiny Creatures Can Swirl the Ocean

By Dr. Mercola While most of us give it little consideration, researchers are modeling ocean circulation in labs to figure out potential ways to improve the health of the Earth’s largest bodies of water. Now, it turns out oceanographers may be able to harness the energy of zooplankton — some ...

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This Was My Aha Moment!

This Was My Aha Moment!

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday ...

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A Primal Primer: Lymphatic Health

A Primal Primer: Lymphatic Health

I get more questions these days about lymphatic health—particularly lymphedema. Sometimes it’s an issue related to a reader’s cancer recovery or a co-occurring symptom seen with a loved one’s other health concerns. While I might take up specific conditions in future posts (let me know if you have suggestions there), ...

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Can dark chocolate improve vision?

dark chocolate

It was very fitting: I had just finished a square of 86% cacao dark chocolate when I got the email about yet another study suggesting health benefits of dark chocolate. In addition, I had just returned from vacation in Guatemala, the land of the Maya. It was the Maya who ...

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Lifestyle Factors Linked to Alzheimer's

Lifestyle Factors Linked to Alzheimer's

By Dr. Mercola According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1 an estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the incidence of which increases as you age and doubles every five years beyond age 65. The National Institute on Aging2,3 suggests Alzheimer’s is the third ...

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