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Why I am Vegetarian

I am often asked why I am vegetarian. "Religion?" "Non-violence?" "Just don't like the taste?" The questions are asked in tones varying from curiosity to incredulity. One woman, a casual acquaintance …

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A Surprising Reason You Should Eat More Cranberries

Do you enjoy your morning cereal with a sprinkling of cranberries? Good idea! The tartness of the berries complements the mild sweetness of the grains. But more importantly, those little red jewels ar…

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6 Morning Hacks to Make Waking Up Easier

Sometimes, waking up is hard. When the alarm goes off at 6am on any given Monday morning, it can require a feat of strength to get out from under your cozy covers. Luckily, there are tricks to help yo…

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Fall Chili Bean Soup

There’s nothing like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly night. Now that fall is in full swing, it's time to break out the chili. This vegetarian version is very easy to make and delicious to eat! 1 on…

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Decreasing Drama in Your Life

If you think you’re constantly getting barraged with other people’s drama, consider this: most drama in people’s lives is internal. If we had a microphone that could record our thoughts or feelings…

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The Amazing Healing Power of Blueberries

Blueberries help protect you from cancer, keep your heart and brain healthy and even help you lose weight. I love their taste and consider them a powerfood. “Have blueberries whenever you are low – d…

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30 Uses for Coconut Oil

The term "superfood" has been bandied about quite a bit recently. But if there is one food that truly deserves the moniker, it's the mighty coconut. For decades, coconut oil was maligned for its hi…

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Sex 101: How to Stay Sexually Safe If You’re Dating

One night my roommate and I were bored and so we decided to go grab a beer at the bar down the street. It turned into a rather strange evening. First, a really cute guy started flirting with me, th…

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7 Natural Remedies for Knee Pain

Do you suffer from knee pain? Here are some natural remedies for those creaky knees. Back when I first started running - maybe 20 years ago - I did some damage to my knees. It was a combination…

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10 Reasons to Avoid Bottled Water

Where do you get water for your family? Find out why the tap isn't so bad. 1. Bottled water is NO safer than tap water---in fact, it is LESS regulated. Bottled water can be sourced from virtually a…

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Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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