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The Anti-Aging Superfood That Tastes Delicious in Pasta

The Anti-Aging Superfood That Tastes Delicious in Pasta

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The anti-aging superfood is full of the vitamin your body needs to produce collagen, plus it's chock full of antioxidants. We’re always looking for the next best superfood or vegetable with hopes that will solve all of our problems. But what if that new magical ingredient is already hanging out in the crisper? And what if you haven't been taking advantage of all the delicious recipes it's used in? And what if you can actually eat it with pasta? That magical vegetable, my friends, is broccoli. Before you scrunch up your nose and click elsewhere, read on because Mom was right when she said “eat your veggies.” RELATED: How to Make...
What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

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Should you add maca to your diet? An RD weighs in. Whether or not you're obsessed with trying the latest uber-healthy food trends, you've probably heard the buzz about maca. This pungent root veggie, cultivated in the Andes Mountains of Peru (and sometimes referred to as Peruvian ginseng), has been used traditionally for its nutritional and presumed medicinal qualities for thousands of years. Now, maca is popping up on supermarket shelves, and in energy bars, supplements, and smoothies. But before you add it to your diet, here are four things to keep in mind:Maca is thought to have many perksIt's been heralded as a "superfood" because it contains key nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It's also long been believed to improve fertility, b...