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By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Inflammation can be good or bad depending on the situation.

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By Elizabeth Streit, MS, RDN, LD

Paprika is a spice made from the dried peppers of the plant Capsicum annuum.

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By Cheri Bantilan MS, RD, CD

Yams (Dioscorea) are a type of tuber vegetable that originated in Asia, Africa, and the Carribean (1Trusted Source).

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By Alina Petre, MS, RD (CA)

Purple cabbage, also referred to as red cabbage, belongs to the Brassica group of plants. This group includes nutrient-dense vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and kale.

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By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Inflammation is a natural process that helps your body heal and defend itself from harm.

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We know by now that chronic inflammation is a culprit for almost every single disease on the planet. Even though there are many factors that drive inflammation, the food and beverages we have each day are some of the biggest culprits. Chronic inflammation affects the gut, but eventually, it also becomes systemic, which means that it affects almost every organ in the body.

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By Rachael Link, MS, RD

Ginger and turmeric are two of the most extensively studied ingredients in herbal medicine.

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By Alina Petre, MS, RD (CA)

Leeks belong to the same family as onions, shallots, scallions, chives and garlic.

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By Alina Petre, MS, RD

Grains are a staple in most traditional diets, but a growing number of people are cutting out this food group.

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By Rudy Mawer, MSc, CISSN

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is an artificial sugar made from corn syrup.

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By Elise Mandl, BSc, APD

Brazil nuts are tree nuts native to the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru. Their smooth, buttery texture and nutty flavor are typically enjoyed raw or blanched.

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By Rachael Link, MS, RD

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. It provides elasticity, allows bread to rise and gives foods a chewy texture.

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By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD

What you choose to eat has profound effects on your overall health.

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By Rachael Link, MS, RD

Saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) is a type of palm native to the southeastern U.S.

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By Rachael Link

Tahini is a common ingredient in popular foods around the globe, including hummus, halva and baba ghanoush.

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The city of Milwaukee issued a health alert last week urging its residents to stop vaping immediately. The health alert came after came in the wake of 16 hospitalizations where chemical pneumonia, a severe illness that causes lung inflammation, was triggered by e-cigarette use, the Milwaukee health department said, as CNN reported.

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By Lisa Wartenberg, MFA, RD, LD

Pears are sweet, bell-shaped fruits that have been enjoyed since ancient times. They can be eaten crisp or soft.

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Vaping one time — even without nicotine — can damage blood vessels, reduce blood flow and create dangerous toxins, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.

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By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD

Cherries are one of the most beloved fruits, and for good reason.