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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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6 Easy Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods

In every household, there is usually a set way to clean, cut and cook vegetables. Most of these methods are so routine we don't think twice about them. For example, you might always eat carrots raw, o…

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6 Easy & Effective Ways to Fight Forgetfulness

Do you often find yourself losing keys, forgetting names, and wondering if you took your medicine this morning? Forgetfulness can be frustrating, indeed. But here is a handful of at-home ideas to help…

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Cutting Back on Salt? Use This Instead.

Cooking can sure be a pain if you're watching your salt intake. How many recipes are there that don't contain the stuff? You can certainly opt for a commercial salt substitute, but they tend to have w…

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Citrus Vinaigrette (Recipe)

Brighten up your winter salads and roasted veggies with this refreshing citrus vinaigrette. Citrus Vinaigrette. Ingredients: Juice of 2 lemons Finely grated zest of 1/2 lemon Juice of 2 …

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3 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Protect Your Teeth

  Sweets, soda and fruit juices can really do a number on your teeth's enamel. And it's not just processed, unhealthy foods, either; citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruit can also eat away…

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Reduce Muscle Fatigue with Citrus

The lactic acid that makes yogurt tangy is the same lactic acid that builds up in our muscles when we exercise strenuously. Instead of bacteria fermenting the sugar in milk to make energy for themselv…

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How Citrus Might Help Keep Your Hands Warm

In 1936, Albert Szent-Györgyi, who won the Nobel Prize for discovering vitamin C, described a vitamin "P," which we now know encompasses a class of thousands of phytonutrients called flavonoids. Some,…

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4 Tricks to Outsmart the Winter Blues

Daylight Savings Time is upon us. That means the holiday season is coming, but that also brings along the cold, dark, shortened days of winter. For many people, this can be a depressing time of year; …

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Lemon & Rosemary Deodorizer

Recipe: Natural Deodorizer From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! At some point I saw something similar on Pinterest and I’m not sure  why I didn’t save…

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I love my dog mocha very much

Of course dogs like us humans, it is not a surprise.

gracias por la info

It's sad too, I don't like alcoholic beverages, never have liked how they taste or smell.

Good tips Diane, thank you for sharing. These all help, the most important thing is to enjoy ; )