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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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Sugar Alcohols: Sugar That’s Good For Your Teeth?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar. They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative health effects. In fact, many studies show that sug…

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5 Tips for Making Quick and Healthy Meals

Putting a healthy meal together can be difficult on a busy weeknight. These quick and healthy meals make even weeknight cooking a breeze. Convenience and health don’t always go together on our plat…

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22 Delicious High-Fiber Foods

Fiber is incredibly important. It escapes digestion in the stomach and ends up reaching the gut. There, it feeds the friendly gut bacteria, leading to all sorts of health benefits (1, 2). Fiber also p…

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Just a thought. Why are rabbits exotic?

The first dog I remember was a mutt, named Fritzie. She loved us dearly and we all loved her back. …

I eat these vegetables raw and cooked. So everything must be alright !

Sorry Whisper ! (and sorry I got your name wrong)