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Top Tips to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh Longer

Top Tips to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh Longer


It's happened before. You brought home too many fresh carrots, cucumbers and fancy mesclun lettuce, didn't get to them as quickly as you thought you would and they spoiled. Rubbery carrots, slimy cucumbers and rusty lettuce can definitely m...

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It really is a lifestyle

I saw Dr Oz talking about his "Day Off Diet," and I thought I didn't need a full day off, just an occasional meal off like the weekly dinner with my dad that's a little higher in calories and fat than a single meal should be for me, and the occasional meal out with my girlfriends which usually invol...

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Health benefits of having close friends

The value of friendship is something that few people take time to really appreciate. When you need a friend, you realize just how important it is to have a strong relationship to another person. value of friendship, good friends Everyone values friendships, but it's especially important when you are...

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Tackling Sleep Apnea

"Obesity plays a big role in the development of apnea," says Chervin. Extra weight can mean more fat deposits in the soft tissue that surrounds the throat, which can obstruct breathing.

Among 690 randomly selected middle-aged Wisconsin residents, those whose weight increased by 10 percent or...

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Healthy Grocery Shopping

Eat from mostly the perimeter of the store. Pay attention the next time you are at the grocery store. Most of your healthy foods are around the edges of the store......produce, dairy, seafood, meats. All the heavy carbs are in the aisles. (Candy, cookies, chips, dressings, gravy's, pastas, cracke...

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Tips for bicycle safety

More and more people are enjoying the pleasures of bicycle riding, both for the health benefits, and for the sheer joy of being out on two wheels. It can be dangerous to mix bicycles with traffic but many steps can be taken to protect yourself as much as possible. 200 pounds versus 6000 is a given...

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Eat an Energizing Breakfast

Whether it be for weight loss, weight Maintenance, depression, anxiety, or all manner of ailments - Eating a Healthy, Energizing Breakfast cemented with Good Carbs and Protein - Starting my day off with an Energizing Breakfast has made such a difference in each of my days. I skipped breakfast for o...

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The Back Nine.


THE BACK NINE



AND THEN IT IS WINTER

You know ... Time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just m...

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Become a Morning Person:

Become a Morning Person: 8 Tips from a Former Night Owl


By: Stepfanie Romine, SparkPeople Blogger

I spent most of my early and mid 20s working the second shift at newspapers. I loved working...

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Tackling Sleep Apnea

On the night Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died last February, his CPAP machine was on the nightstand next to his bed. It wasn't plugged in.

Scalia was one of an estimated 25 million Americans with obstructive sleep apnea. Most don't know they have it.

People with sleep apnea ...

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