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These 2 Holiday Schedules Keep Stress Away

The most sure-fire way I've found to minimize stress and maximize fun during the holidays is to make a schedule. What's the difference, you ask? A plan is more big picture: you can plan to have guests…

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15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…

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Hosting Thanksgiving? 5 Essential Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning or a Fire

All across the United States, families will soon be gathering for Thanksgiving dinner with turkey all the trimmings. For most, the meal will be delicious and biggest concern will be over how many calo…

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Simple Sautéed Greens

Zesty cooked spinach is perfect for a healthy Thanksgiving side dish. We sometimes forget that the tastiest and healthiest recipes bring it back to the basics of whole food. Grab some fresh spinach an…

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8 Holiday Hacks that Will Make Cooking Easy Peasy

Holiday cooking is hectic! If you have several recipes going at once, people wandering in and out, and not nearly enough burners on the stove, how can you get it all done and still keep your sanity? T…

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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. That’s nada, nil, zilch. That means food, furniture, p…

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French Kisses Give 80 Million Healthy Bacteria

A study in the journal Microbiome found that a ten-second French kiss can spread 80 million bacteria between mouths. 80 million may sound scary, but these bacteria may actually benefit your body. S…

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Thanksgiving: Turnip Mash, Rice Dressing, Fall Salad

Here in America, where the nation prepares to celebrate its annual Thanksgiving Day, all of us at the Institute of HeartMath would like to wish you and your families a happy Thanksgiving! SOUTHERN TU…

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5 Poisonous Berries You Should Avoid–And 3 You Can Eat

A number of common houseplants and decorative plants have highly toxic berries, which make them a risky choice to keep around if you have small children or pets that can't resist the allure of a colou…

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11 Proven Ways to Reduce or Eliminate Bloating

Bloating is the condition of your belly feeling swollen after eating (1). It is usually caused by excess gas production, and/or disturbances in the movement of the muscles of the digestive system (2).…

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Thanks for the information. If Ben Franklin had had his way, the turkey would be our national bird.

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