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articles by: Mel, selected from Delicious Living

Pros and Cons of Pasteurization

Pasteurization kills organisms--such as salmonella, listeria, and brucella--that can make you sick or cause food to spoil but opponents argue that it changes foods' flavor and damages beneficial vitam…

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6 Tips to Raise Healthy Eaters

Use these simple tips to help your kids understand how to make wholesome food choices on their own and to create an environment that will nurture healthy food habits as they grow. Work with your ki…

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4 New Ways to Use Lemons

Antioxidant-rich lemon adds zest to culinary dishes. Outside of the kitchen, its antiseptic qualities shine. Here are four modern ways to use this versatile fruit. Lemon juice Because lemon juice …

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Update Your Exercise Routine: Why and How

In the short-term, ramping up your fitness can give you more energy, improve the quality of your sleep, boost lung capacity, and relieve stress--not to mention help you work on that six-pack. An ever-…

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Organic Condiments

If you use organic ingredients in your main dish, why not add flavor with organic condiments? Try these natural options at your next barbecue. Ketchup Organic ketchup contains three times as much …

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4 Tips for Happiness

While you might already be familiar with some feel-good tips, like exercising regularly and making time for families and friendships, research has uncovered more ways to build on these fundamentals. H…

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6 Tips For Raising Healthy Eaters

Use these simple tips to help your kids understand how to make wholesome food choices on their own and to create an environment that will nurture healthy food habits as they grow. 1. Work with your…

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Four Alternatives to White Pasta

Pasta rocks, but it rocks even more when you select a more nutrient-rich one than those made with refined white flour. Try one of these healthier alternatives: Quinoa Native to the Andes, quinoa i…

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Safe Body Care for Kids

Bath products can contain unsavory chemicals: from skin irritants to more serious substances linked to hormone disruption, even cancer. And such chemicals can be especially harmful to children. Here's…

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Treating Dry, Red, or Puffy Eyes

Dry, red, and puffy eyes can make you look tired--even sick--and can age you faster than any amount of makeup can mask. But easy lifestyle tweaks can help solve common eye problems. Dryness Close …

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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