Archive May, 2014


Help Save the Bees

Many people think of bees as a summertime nuisance. But these small, hard working insects are actually responsible for many of the foods we eat. Now a condition known as Collapsed Colony Disorder, caused by global warming, parasites and the biggest threat of all, pesticides and GMO seeds. Many of the pesticides used in the […]

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Get The Scoop on Artichokes

Artichokes are a powerhouse of nutrition and fiber, but more importantly, they’re flavorful and a great addition to any meal — or a light meal on their own. They have been used as a digestive aid since ancient Egyptian times. Per serving, it has more fiber than Lima beans, prunes or green peas. It’s also […]

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Is Coconut Water a Miracle Drink?

Coconut water is the liquid inside young coconuts. As the coconut matures this liquid largely becomes absorbed into the flesh found in mature coconuts. Coconut water has long been a popular drink in the tropics. It is naturally low calorie and fat-free (16.7 calories per 100 g or 3.5 ounces). It is often marketed as […]

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Wishing Our Readers a Healthy & Happy Mother’s Day

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Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring has arrived, with longer days and warmer weather, and a new crop of fresh produce. This is the perfect season to “spring clean” your diet. Out with the heavy fall and winter menu, and in with lighter springtime fruits and veggies. In-season produce reaps the most nutritional value so here’s what to look for […]

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Cook Like A Top Chef For Mom!

Would you like to really surprise Mom or your wife this year and make a big impression with your cooking skills? This recipe will make you look like a top chef and it’s healthy to boot! It’s a fritata which has eggs as the base so it’s perfect for breakfast! But you can also serve […]

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Beat Wrinkles With Beets

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Unusual Spring Cleaning Tools

White Bread as Glass Magnet The next time a tumbler takes a tumble, sponge up the shards with a slice of bread. Even tiny slivers will cling to it.       Salt as Iron Cleaner   Eliminate sticky residue from an iron. Run the hot iron (no steam) over plain paper sprinkled with salt. […]

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Yummy Cinco de Mayo Salsa

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5 commemorating the Mexican army’s surprising victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Interestingly, Cinco de Mayo is not as big of a celebration in Mexico, as it is in the United States and other locations around the world. It […]

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Super Carrot Juice Benefits

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