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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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Is Milk Really Ideal for Bone Health?

The dairy industry pours millions of dollars every year into campaigns like "Got Milk?" to convince consumers that we need several servings of their product every single day to keep our bones healthy.…

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7 Alternatives to Conventional Milk

Whether you are allergic to milk, lactose intolerant, vegan, or simply in search of a nondairy option, you’re in luck. Alternatives to cow’s milk have never been more numerous, or more popular. Las…

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2 Great Sleep Foods

Trouble sleeping? Foods high in nutrients that promote serotonin levels can help. Watch this for a quick tip on choosing the best ones!…

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Lessons Learned from Whole Milk

Yesterday, I went to a natural foods store called Harvest House in Concord, CA. I bought half a gallon of raw, whole milk in a glass container. At the checkout, the man ringing up my groceries told me…

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What is Buttermilk Anyway?

I have very few remaining memories of my paternal grandfather. He was a Polish immigrant with limited English fluency, and even more limited parenting skills. One thing I do remember about him is that…

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9 Ways to Increase Fertility Naturally

By Kristin Ohlson, Experience Life You've been trying to start a family without success for the past year or more, you're not alone. As many as one in 10 Americans will experience infertility, ac…

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Does Skim Milk Cause Acne?

The National Dairy Council denies that milk intake causes acne. In my 3-min. video National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk, I profile what a study of 47,000 women supported by the National Dairy Counc…

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The Effects of Cow’s Milk on Babies

Evolution devised an ingenious way to bond infant to mother: proteins in milk that break down into peptides that have opiate-like drug effects. But what if a breastfeeding mother is herself effectivel…

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5 Surprising Uses for Common Kitchen Items

While it may seem like there may be nothing to eat in the house, that doesn’t mean the contents of your kitchen pantry (or fridge) is totally without use. There exist a great number of little known us…

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