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3 Stupid Microwave Tricks That Work!

My microwave broke last winter and I haven’t had the motivation to fix it, or more appropriately replace it. This is largely because I have very little use for my microwave, other than facilitating so…

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Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food

By Ed Bauman, PhD, originally published at GreenMedInfo.com I can remember the days growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, when we prepared foods without a microwave oven. Water was boiled on the stov…

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Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

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How to Survive Without a Microwave

  When there are too many cooks in my kitchen, it means there's anyone else in there with me. Indeed, I have had to make do with the tiniest kitchen ever and, along the way, sacrifice some app…

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7 Foods That Keep Us Fat

By Sara Novak, Planet Green A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine found that the quality of the foods that you eat has more to do with weight than the quantity of food. I've pul…

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Is It Safe to Microwave?

The convenience of microwave ovens is undeniable, particularly with newer under-counter and over-range configurations that leave plenty of counter space available. These microwave ovens may be t…

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5 Clever Ways to Use a Lemon (video)

How do you use an ordinary item such as a lemon in an unusual way? This video shows you five unique and useful suggestions for using a lemon, including relieving sunburn, removing ink stains, and clea…

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Dangers of Microwave Popcorn

When it's movie night and you're getting ready to break out the popcorn, using an air popper or jostling a pot of kernels in a heart-friendly oil on your stove top might be your best choices. A rep…

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Are You Wasting Electricity? Probably More Than You Think

I have something to admit. I generally take electricity for granted. Take just now for instance. I sat down to write, turned on my computer and never once considered that there may not be juice i…

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Sponges and Scrubbing Pads: Your Secret Weapon for Disinfecting

You'll be a bit horrified to read here in an excerpt from 4 Weeks to Maximum Immunity about the pathogens found on sponges and scrubbing pads. Who knew they could be so contaminated? Although I don't …

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Hmmmm.....Wonder if my insurance would cover this?