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Eat Butter to Get Healthier?

You may have heard about Bulletproof® Coffee, the drink made popular by Dave Asprey on his Bulletproof intermittent fasting plan. If you haven’t, the gist is to combine organic, non-toxic, single orig…

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The Truth About Fats & Oils

Are you confused about fats and oils in your diet? There a common diet trend that eliminates fats for weight loss and health. Eliminating dietary fats is not good for the body. We need dietary …

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6 Surprising (& Natural) Stress Relievers

Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Whether it be financial or personal, significant stress is an unfortunate aspect of modern living. But, too much stress can be a bad thing. Whether you have trouble s…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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Butter Has Won the War. Margarine Has Converted.

Margarine and butter have been fighting each other for decades, but now the battle is over – and butter has won! After years of bashing butter and claiming that dairy fat kills people, the giant marga…

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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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Making European-Style Butter at Home is Surprisingly Easy

  Have you ever made butter from scratch? I hadn't, at least not since we all took turns shaking a jar in elementary school, before this weekend.  And it's delicious -- really, really deliciou…

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7 Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

Many people believe the best way to start the day is with a bowl of cereal, whole wheat toast with margarine and a glass of OJ. But many foods considered "healthy" are exactly the opposite. I agree…

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Don’t Throw Out Those Butter Wrappers!

  It's a little painful to toss butter wrappers in the trash -- all that grease usually makes them non-recyclable. Sure, you can throw the paper, easily tearable ones in the compost, but, well…

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15 Surprising Uses for Butter

  Yep, we know, butter is fattening. It's something that should be consumed sparingly. But, it's such a staple in the pantry that it's hard not to have around. So, instead of using it in food,…

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