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Healthy Indian Snack: Potato & Vegetable Cutlets

For those times when the afternoon stretches into a lazy evening, your taste buds might crave a touch of spice: try this hot favorite snack from an Indian kitchen. Summer or winter, it is a delight to…

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6 Soothing, Natural Sunburn Remedies

Soothe your sunburns naturally... This past week I went to Texas on one of the beaches (yes, there are some beaches in Texas), and after being so pale after winter I got super burned. I rarely get su…

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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (that’s 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.  …

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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

It’s mid summer and the farmer’s markets are in full swing. If you’ve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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17 Awesome Camping Hacks You’ll Want to Try

Calling all camping lovers! With these easy green living hacks, you’ll be a happy camper... 1. Use wire to attach a cork to your keys so they will float if you drop them in the water. 2. Papa…

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Gym or Trail: Is It Really Healthier to Exercise Outside?

It’s summertime, which means prime time for fitness. If you work out consistently, you’re either logging hours in the air-conditioned gym or living it up in the unpredictable elements of the outdoors.…

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Your Air Conditioning Could Be Costing You (Infographic)

When the temperatures crawl towards the triple digits in the middle of summer, air conditioning is a temptation that many find hard to avoid. There are several ecofriendly alternatives to cooling down…

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Help Prevent Kidney Stones With This Refreshing Summer Drink

Summer is a time for outdoor adventures, barbeques, fireworks, and sun. Of course, it is important to stay hydrated no matter the season or your activity level, but the soaring temperatures outside ma…

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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades, …

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Healthy and Refreshing Mango Yogurt Dessert

It's mango season here in India, and you have to see the feasting to believe it! Vendors are pushing their carts all over Delhi, carrying heaps of bright yellow mangoes. Children are delving into crea…

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