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11 Unique Popsicle Ideas

The temperatures around here are starting to rise! Rather than reaching for the thermostat, you can cool yourself from the inside out with a yummy summer popsicle. Store-bought popsicles are often fu…

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6 of the Worst Chain Restaurant Meals in the U.S.

A single meal with 3,600 calories takes the prize at the Xtreme Eating Awards from the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Each year the nutritionists at the Center for Science in the Public…

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A Guide to Cooking and Baking Substitutes

Ever started baking banana bread only to realize you're fresh out of eggs? Luckily, science has come to the rescue yet again with eight alternatives including...mashed potatoes? You'll also never have…

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16 Unexpected Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Plain old vegetable oil is so 2000-and-late. Coconut oil is today's choice for those in the know—and it's more than a flash in the pan. A lot of the buzz surrounding coconut oil comes from its medi…

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Meet Buckwheat, the Powerful Flour Alternative

If all you know about buckwheat is that it's pretty good in pancakes, it's time to take a new look at this under-used (and gluten-free!) grain. Though the "wheat" portion of its name is misleading,…

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10 Surprising Uses for Tweezers

Most people have a pair of stainless steel tweezers in their medicine cabinet and a pair of plastic tweezers in a first aid kit. But tweezers are excellent tools for a number of different tasks beyond…

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8 of The Worst Foods For You

It's pretty easy to know what foods are good and bad for you. Of course, homemade mac and cheese isn't exactly the most nutritious food you can eat, and fresh berries are healthy and delicious. Even i…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of the Pomegranate

Pomegranates are among the healthiest fruits on earth. They contain a range of beneficial plant compounds, unrivaled by other foods. Many studies have shown that they have incredible benefits for your…

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5 Effortless Ways to Ditch Sugar

My client looked surprised when I circled a few less-than-obvious culprits that were holding her weight at a standstill. She thought she had been doing everything correctly. One glance at her journal…

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7 Simple Ways Companies Can Help Their Employees (and Their Bottom Line)

Companies that place an emphasis on healthy culture have employees who are 3 times as likely as others to report taking action to improve their health, according to a CDC report. An employer’s comm…

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