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The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression

Who doesnít love the taste of ground nutmeg over a holiday hot chocolate or latte? Itís not only the classic eggnog spice, itís perfect in spice cookies and other holiday fare. While delicious holiday…

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10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice. It has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Modern science has now confirmed what people have instinctively known for ages. Here are …

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How to Cook With Wonder Spice Turmeric: A Quick Primer

In Northern India, where I live, our love of turmeric dates back more than 5,000 years! We rarely cook a meal without turmeric. Every dal, curry and stir-fry must have the signature gold coloring lent…

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The Holiday Spice that Fights Diabetes and Heart Disease

When I think of autumn, Thanksgiving, and the holidays I think of cinnamon. Who doesnít love the aroma of cinnamon wafting through the air?† The real deal, that is, not the fake ďholiday spice,Ē chemi…

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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

We all love a little dessert sometimes. But for those who are sensitive to wheat, dairy, or sugar, dessert leaves much to be desired. For others, most desserts are unfortunately loaded with inflammato…

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7 Ways To Use Expired Spices

Before you chuck that jar of spice that's been sitting in your cabinet for longer than you can remember, consider these tips. Spices that aren't worth eating may still have some use around your house …

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Don't let pain stop you from enjoying summer's social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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6 Ways to Speed Recovery From Injuries

Injuries are hard to avoid. We work hard and play hard. We travel in fast moving vehicles and rely on others to pay attention and be careful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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Easy and Effective: Vinegar, Garlic & Herb Disinfectant for Your Home

A friend who is keenly interested in all things natural, found an interesting recipe for household disinfectant in the book Herbal Remedies by Christopher Hedley & Non Shaw. The recipe is calle…

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