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7 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Flu

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that's caused by a number of different influenza viruses. Every year, between 5 and 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts the flu, and about 200,000 people are hospitalized due to complications. In the thirty years between 1976 and 2006, the lowest number of flu deaths during a season was 3,000, while the [...]

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Recipe: Healthy Baked Herb Potato Chips

If you thought the only way to enjoy potato chips was to buy the greasy, high-fat variety from the store, you've been seriously missing out. It's totally possible to make a lower-fat, healthier version right at home using your oven. And since you're making them on your own, you can season them however you want. [...]

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​Coconut Oil Uses: Does coconut oil really cure acne?

While it may seem counterintuitive to put oil on your acne, coconut oil can actually be an effective treatment for acne (and skin in general). Acne is caused by infections in the sebaceous glands (although hormones also play an important role), and coconut oil has many healing benefits. Both external application to the skin and internal ingestion of coconut [...]

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How To Maximize The Benefits Of Tea

Since its discovery over 5,000 years ago, tea has been one of the most popular beverages in the world. The four varieties of tea - green, black, white, and oolong - all come from the plant Camellia sinensis, and a cup of tea is a healthy choice, packed as it is with polyphenols and photochemicals [...]

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Home Remedies for Sick Kids

Your kid has a sore throat and you feel his pain, but you don't think it warrants a visit to the doctor. Still, you wish there was something you could do to bring him some relief. Fortunately, there is. Your kitchen is full of ingredients that can be combined to bring relief from everything from a sore throat or [...]

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​Can a Bad Attitude Make You Sick?

Science has long recognized that excessive anger contributes to high blood pressure, high levels of physical stress, and increased risk of heart attack and heart disease - not to mention broken dishes and lots of eye rolling by your family. But what about a garden-variety bad attitude of the glass-half-empty variety? Well, physicians have only recently begun to recognize the [...]

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All-Purpose Safe Seasoning

Simple Girl's All-Purpose Safe Seasoning is a great all-purpose seasoning specifically designed to enhance the flavor of beef entrees, chicken recipes, seafood dishes, soups, and vegetables. Simple Girl All-Purpose Spice is made of high-quality, all natural, healthy ingredients, including organic stevia as an all-natural sweetener. All of our seasonings are specifically designed without starch, [...]

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What Health Conscious Doctors Eat for Breakfast

Health conscious doctors are as concerned about their own health as well as that of their patients. The dietary habits of those doctors reveal a great deal about their personal concerns for good nutritional habits. But, what exactly do they drink and eat to stay healthy? Well, let’s look at some of their healthy breakfast [...]

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How to Give Yourself an Awesome Pedicure at Home

Professional pedicures are as much therapy as they are a way to make your feet look like you didn't just emerge from spending three years barefoot in the forest, but if you're short on cash or pressed for time, you can give yourself a pedicure that'll fool passersby into thinking you spent the afternoon sipping iced, cucumber-infused water at [...]

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​4 Easy Ways to Save on Groceries

Feeding your family takes a healthy bite out of your paycheck, especially if you're of the ilk that hits the grocery store every day because you don't know what you're having for dinner until it's time for dinner. According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report, food comes in third on the list of the biggest household expenses. While [...]

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