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Olives: how to select, store, and prepare

Olives: how to select, store, and prepare

While olives have been traditionally sold in jars and cans, many stores are now offering them in bulk in large barrels or bins (often called an "olive bar"). Buying bulk olives will allow you to experiment with many different types with which you may...

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Track the Foods (and Drinks) you Consume Every Single Day (Even those Small Snacks at the Office!)

I was most successful in my weight loss efforts when I took the time to track the foods I ate every single day. When I took the time to track the calories in that slice of cake I had at the office or the pizza slice one of my co-workers sent in my direction, it was a real eye-opener how the calorie...

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Challenge Yourself Daily

Try a new piece of equipment: If you and the stair stepper are in a serious relationship, but you're bored out of your gourd, it may be time to see other machines. Date around some. Check out the treadmill, recumbent bike or elliptical you've had your eyes on. All of the different pieces of cardio e...

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Eating Within My Means

It's no secret that if we take in more calories than our set nutrition goals, we will be disappointed in the results. Therefore, I have learned to diligently stay within my set 2000 calories per day. In order to maximize my efforts, I have learned to plan for bulky lo-cal salads with shredded cumber...

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Imperfect is OK

I am bipolar and most of my life goals and plans have been effectively sabotaged by the depression pain that always comes back to immobilize me at intervals.That made me feel like a loser, and I have despaired many times, to the point of wishing I were dead. Appealing to God in prayer, he told me th...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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Never give up

I find stress and life gets in the way of my goals.I have always given up when I failed the first try.But now I have learned you only truly fail if you give up.There is always tomorrow and one failure doesn't finish your journey.It is just a bump in the road and you have to pick yourself up and move...

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Meditate On This

Meditate on this: A mindfulness practice promotes better health. Research shows meditation can heal brain and body.

Your mind can be a powerful healer. A mindful meditation practice-----focusing your attention on being more aware of the present moment in a quiet environment-----can help al...

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If You Have These ‘Two Holes’ In Your Lower Back, It Means Something Special.

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If You Have These ‘Two Holes’ In Your Lower Back, It Means Something Special.


Have you got two little dimples on your lower back? If so, there’s some good news for you. These dimples are located where two bones connect the pelvis and are seen in people who have this genetic predi...

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