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8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There's a whole lot of scary stuff t…

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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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How to Heal a Leaky Gut

Modern life is hard on your gut. Your entire digestive tract can be affected by stress, processed foods, alcohol, medications, and bacteria. All that chronic irritation can lead to inflammati…

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8 Reasons Why Art Improves Your Thinking

Art is often undervalued in society when, in fact, it has amazing benefits for our brains and well being. From creativity to sharpness of thought -- art can maximize your ability to decipher and react…

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Daily Cute: Polar Bear Cubs’ First Time in the Snow

In honor of International Polar Bear Day, watch big mama and little baby polar bears see sunlight for the first time all winter. These magnificent creatures need our help to make sure winter stays…

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2015 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen: Know Your Produce

Is buying organic really the healthiest way to eat produce? Sometimes yes, but sometimes surprisingly, no.  The "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean Fifteen" lists of 2015 can help you decide what fruits and vegg…

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Post-Workout Muscle Pain? Skip the Drugs, Try Watermelon Instead

Long-distance runners and cross-fit athletes alike know it well: Delayed-onset muscle soreness is the discomfort that starts the day after a particularly grueling workout, caused by micro-tears in the…

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The Best Buckwheat Pancakes You’ve Ever Had! Vegan and Gluten-Free.

I love pancakes. In fact, they are one of my favorite breakfast foods. So when I went vegan and then gluten free I tried a number of store-bought pancake mixes. But none of them gave me that fluffy de…

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7 Eco-Destinations for Spring Break

Spring break offers a great opportunity to spend a week or so exploring some beautiful landscapes and getting closer to Nature. Here are 10 destinations that are all within or near the U.S., that will…

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Why Work Life Balance Doesn’t Exist

I recently spoke for a professional organization on the concept of work life balance. More specifically, I made the argument that work life balance as we know it doesn’t actually exist. Work life bal…

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Mmmm melted peanut butter warm syrup with some melted butter. Mine would include strawberry slices.

Thank you for the good tips.

Have signed every petition on this article, everyone wants to save the wetlands.

Interesting , thanks

Sounds nice...I will be putting my name in the Sea and Shore all next week through Wheel of Fortune …