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Twenty Five Tips for Being a Locavore

If you’re following the trends, you’ve started to be a bit more sustainable in your lifestyle…right? Or at least you’re trying. Everywhere you look there are posts to help you get healthy, eat better, DIY-cleaner/washer/toothpaste/shampoo, grow food from scraps, recycle, and it goes on, and on, and on. 1,489 more words

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What is the Cabbage Soup Diet?

It’s hard to believe the cabbage soup diet has been around for more than half a century – and even has offshoots! (The Spokane diet, Sacred Heart Hospital diet and the Dolly Parton diet all share the same principles.)  317 more words

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Get More Potassium Into Your Diet

When you think of potassium, do bananas or potatoes immediately come to mind – instead of the role this mineral actually plays? In case you weren’t sure, potassium is extremely important: It helps balance our body’s fluid levels, and helps our muscles and nervous system work right. 251 more words

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Chocolate Eggnog Shake

I am not normally an eggnog drinker, but last year I had picked up a mint chocolate eggnog drink from Silk and it was pretty much mind blowing.  168 more words

What is the Low-Fat Diet?

Back in the 1990s, there was a low-fat craze that, ironically, left the U.S. fatter than ever. Why? Because countless new fat-free foods were introduced – and we somehow felt justified eating them in excess. 318 more words

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3 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, a.k.a. hypertension, chances are your doctor wants you to re-examine your diet. First things first: Slash your sodium intake, which is pretty easy if you cut out processed foods and increase the amount of whole, fresh foods in your diet. 279 more words

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