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Squash Pain with This Delicious Ancient Wonder

“Why do you build me up, butternut baby, when I feel run-down ...” Maybe that’s not exactly how the song goes, but butternut squash can help build up your health because it’s chock full of powerful nutrients.

Sip from the holy grail of stress-reducing herbs


The Kitchen Table Book 2You can’t get rid of every stressful situation in your life. But you can give your body the extra boost it needs to face hard times head-on — like a cup of holy basil tea.

Harness the Power of “Good” Fat for Your Good Health

Not all fat is bad. In fact, the type of fat known as omega-3 is essential to good health. It’s good for your brain, your nervous system, and it fights inflammation — which makes it perfect for easing the pain of arthritis.

 

4 Easy Eats That Steady Your BP

Go nutty at breakfast.
Researchers think omega-3 fatty acids may help the walls of your blood vessels relax and widen, helping your blood pressure go down.
To add omega-3s to your diet, toss some English walnuts on your morning oatmeal.

7 Habits of People with the Sharpest Memories

Australian researchers gave extensive memory tests to 29,500 people and they discovered 7 habits of people with the sharpest memories.  Some were obvious:  read often, do crossword puzzles, and avoid alcohol.  But the other 4 habits include a few surprises!