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The humble pomegranate has such rich historical significance that some Biblical scholars think it might have been a bite of this forbidden fruit — and not an apple — that got Eve banished from the Garden of Eden in shame. After all, apples don’t naturally grow in the Middle East and pomegranates had been widely used in pagan cultures for many generations as a symbol of

For thousands of years, healers and medicine men have used rosehip berries in treatments, tonics and remedies. The fruit of the rose bush (rosa canina) can be steeped with hot water to make a flavorful rosehip tea that is rich in Vitamin C, antioxidants, bioflavonoids, polyphenols, B Vitamins and dozens of other beneficial minerals and compounds that can strengthen overall health. Our ancestors also used rosehip tea

It can sneak up on you. Heat, exercise, salty foods or simply forgetting to drink enough fluids can lead to dehydration, low energy and fuzzy thinking. About 60% of the human body is made up of water, and we need to drink plenty of water and other healthy drinks to survive. Having a proper balance between water and electrolytessuch as salt and other minerals is critical for

Childhood obesity rates have more than tripled in the last 50 years, and too much sugar and fat in children’s diets is largely to blame. Many children are getting excessive amounts of sugar every day from sodas, cookies and snack cakes, candy and other calorie-rich desserts such as puddings and ice cream, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). At the same time, children