574 posts by Michelle1

This collection of photos is truly eye-opening. Taken by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluision for their book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats, the photos are of families from around the world with a week’s worth of food purchases. On a daily basis, you might never really take stock of…

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When we want to eat healthily, we try to follow the tried and true advice to avoid refined sugars and high sodium foods. Because many of the foods we love so much are filled with salt and sugar, and because we’re so used to consuming such foods, healthier foods often…

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Have you heard of quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah)? It’s a food gaining popularity in the United States for its incredible health benefits. if you don’t see a wide variety of this seed in your grocery stores yet, give it some time. It will be all over the place before you know…

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Do you need 10 more reasons to have sex daily? No. But they’re never bad to know. Sex is a necessary part of life, relationships, and, as it turns out, good health. More regular sex may not get rid of a headache, but the health benefits that daily sex has…

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You don’t want a dark bikini line to catch you off guard this summer. A nice Brazilian wax or full-body shave will not only give you hair-free skin, but will make your dark bikini lines a lot more visible. What Are Dark Bikini Lines? Most of us know bikini lines…

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By now, most of us are pretty knowledgeable about the foods we should and shouldn’t be buying. Once we’ve stocked our kitchens with all the right, healthy foods, how do we store them? Or cook them? These questions are the key to avoiding toxic household products that are leaking chemicals…

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Foods that are labelled “healthy” aren’t always what they appear to be. The same goes for labels like “All-Natural” or “Trans Fat Free.” The fact is, marketers have quickly realized they can take advantage of the growing demand for healthy, natural food, leaving consumers to figure out what’s really healthy…

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In 1982, the FDA approved the use of sulfites on produce despite evidence that such chemicals were dangerous to the public. It didn’t take long for a public interest group to document over 10 deaths resulting from the eating of sulfite filled salads. But what did take long was the…

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A scar can be unsightly, embarrassing, and a constant reminder of something bad that happened. If you’ve got a scar on your face, you definitely already know this. Scars don’t typically hurt, and there is really nothing wrong with them, but they can have a negative impact on you. Facial…

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“Mouth Watering” is probably not the first description you would assign to anything eggplant, but this recipe defies all expectations in a very positive and delicious way. By the end, you will have a plate of tasty baked eggplant chips to snack on and share with friends! Why You Should…

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