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You Shouldn't Eat or Drink Essential Oils

Essential oils are marvels in helping you relax, get a good night's sleep and even offer pain and inflammation relief. However there's one arena you shouldn't use them. Cooking. While it may be tempting to grab your bottle of almond essential oil to use in baking because you ran out of almond...
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Subtle Signs That You Need More Sleep

You'd think it'd be easy to spot some of the signs that you aren't getting enough sleep. Yawning, the need for caffeine and even falling asleep waiting for the kids in the pickup line. However there are more subtle signs you need more sleep. If you find yourself spacing out. For instance, if it...
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Nearly 90% Of Parents Say They're Shameless In Stealing Their Kid's Halloween Candy

Tonight parent's remorse takes a back seat as a recent poll found that 86% of parents shamelessly steal candy from their children's Halloween haul! A poll of two thousand people found out that although we limit how many pieces our kids can have, we go full force candy-binge, especially when they go...
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Americans Eating Less Meat, Survey Finds

Two thirds of Americans said that they have cut back the amount of meat they eat, in particular beef and processed meats, according to the results of a newly-published Johns Hopkins survey. In 2014 meat consumption had fallen to a 20-year low and that has grabbed health officials' attention. Red...
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How To Get First-Class Treatment Flight Service While Sitting In Economy

When we think of traveling on an airplane in first-class, we imagine being pampered beyond belief. We imagine this as many have never been in the first-class section of an airplane. However many flight attendants have opened up about how you can get pampered treatment even in economy seating and it...
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How To Curb Late Night Snacking

Like clockwork, as you prepare for bed, you are interrupted with hunger pains and those pains are usually attended by poor food choices. Even a decent-sized supper, you raid the refrigerator for a few more bites so that you can fall fast to sleep. Well science says late-night hunger could actually...
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Why You Shouldn't Encourage Your Kids To Finish Their Plate

While mom and dad know a lot of things, teaching you to eat everything on your plate was probably not the best parenting, according to dieticians. In fact, we should do the opposite. Truth is you want kids to stop eating when they feel full regardless of whether the food is finished or not. Being...
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Do You Have To Wait 30 To 60 Minutes After Eating To Swim Safely?

As kids, we had the difficult task of having to wait 30 minutes after eating before we could jump in the pool and head out into the Gulf or ocean, but is there facts to back up that claim or is it bogus? According to Dr. Michael Boniface, from The Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, there is no evidence that...
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You Can Catch Foodborne Illness Even Without Eating Contaminated Food

There has been a lot of recalls of food lately, with E. coli and salmonella being responsible for hundreds of people sickened with food poisoning and a handful losing their lives. Though it may seem surprising, getting a case of food poisoning from a person instead of food can happen and it's more...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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