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A Good Reason Limited-Time Foods Come Around Annually

McDonald's has built an empire around serving comforting, familiar foods that are consistent across thousands of locations (and they're really good at what they do!). The fast food giant announced last week that its McRib sandwich would be making a limited return to its menu marking the seasonal...
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Scurvy Is The The Rise Due To Poor Diets

The bubonic plague, consumption and rickets are all diseases of the past. However scurvy is on the rise thanks to those who are picky eaters. The disease we most associate with pirates and the 16th century is alive and well in the 21st century, which is a vitamin C deficiency that causes severe...
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Home Values Higher Around Trader Joe's

The three rules of real estate are location, location and location. Good schools, close to work and shopping are desirable and according to one study, living near a Trader Joe’s can give your property a major boost in value and a return on your investment. ATTOM Data Solutions compared the impact...
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Five Foods That Might Help You Live Longer

We only get one chance at life, so why not live as long as possible? What we eat and drink can impact our likelihood of dying from cancer and heart disease. A study of more than 53,000 Danish adults over 23 years reveals that consuming items containing flavonoids, a type of plant-based bioactive...
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Guiltless Foods That Can Improve Your Mood

More than a third of us reach for comfort foods during stressful times; starchy foods and desserts are go-to foods when the going gets rough, according to a recent national survey. But as it turns out, the foods that provide quick comfort may lead to more stress in the long run. For example, foods...
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Two Food Mistakes That May Increase Your Risk Of Cancers

It's pretty common knowledge that smoking can cause cancer. It's also know that not exercising and a poor diet can also increase your chances of developing cancer. Now a new report narrows it down even further to two diet mistakes that are most closely linked to cancer. The study, published in the...
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Best Items To Bring To A Backyard BBQ That Are Not Booze

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and although you are planning to enjoy an obligation-free weekend, your better half may have made some plans to join a backyard BBQ. Generally speaking, the last minute backyard BBQ default item to bring is booze. But it doesn't have to be, especially if the home...
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Eating Charcoal-Infused Foods Can Interfere With Your Medications

Not all food trends should be followed, such as the jet black ice cream and latte fad that began last year. Come to find out, the black coloring, derived from adding charcoal to foods, can make medication less effective and causes intestinal irregularities. Activated charcoal has been used for...
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Keep Cooked Food Safe To Eat At A Cookout

Cooking at home, the general rules is you have about two hours to get the food in your stomach or in the fridge before it begins to go bad. Naturally, that time is shortened when eating outside in the summer heat but it's shorter than most people believe. According to food safety experts,...
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Keep Outside Foods Cool With A Shower Cap

As we prepare for the cookouts that accompany many Memorial Day weekend backyard parties, there is always concern that certain foods, like mayonnaise-based salads, will not fare well sitting on an outdoor table in the Florida heat. That is where you can use a shower cap to keep those salads cool...
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