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Make Your Stuffing Healthier Without Losing Taste

Considered the most popular side dish of Thanksgiving is stuffing (or dressing). Stuffing is essentially bread, salt, and butter, so it probably comes as no surprise that it isn’t the healthiest food served on Thanksgiving. But you can cut its sodium and saturated fat, and pump up its nutritional...
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Vets Warm Pet Owners To Remove Himalayan Salt Lamps From Your Home

There's a good chance you have seen or own a Himalayan salt lamp. They are carved out of pink Himalayan salt and claim to have several health benefits such as cleaning the air in your home, soothe allergies, boost your mood and help you sleep. While those health benefits are up for debate, its...
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Is Seaweed Safe To Eat?

It wraps our sushi and with the growth of Asian cuisines, more Americans are experiencing seaweed as a food. So there is some missing information on the health benefits (or drawbacks) in eating seaweed. First, the term seaweed covers a gauntlet of different varieties but the main three you may come...
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Careful Not To Drink Too Much Water in A Short Period Of Time

The more you look into personal health, you start to see a common theme of hydration. From your skin to your digestive system, water is the foundation for an improved life. Considering 73% of your brain and heart are composed of water and your lungs around 83% , we need to consume a lot of it. But...
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Turn Not-So-Healthy Foods, Healthy!

: We all know the benefits of eating healthy but it can be a challenge in a fast-paced world of hungry kids, tired feet and tighter bank accounts. But with some simple tweaks to the foods already in your kitchen, you can not only add health but do to it quickly, easily and your picky-eaters won't...
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Simple Ways To Shake Off Excessive Salt From Your Diet

Salt is found in just about every facet of food, and there is a lot of it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the average American consumes 3,400 mg of sodium a day. That almost 50% more of the 2,300 mg that is recommended for an adult with around 71% of that salt coming from...
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"Strip Washing" Is Hailed As The True Way To Remove Stains And Smells From Laundry

Getting stains and smells out of laundry is quite a chore. A trip down the cleaning aisle of the grocery store you'll find dozens of products designed to rid your clothing of stains and smells but many fail. Before you throw out that stained pillowcase or dusty couch cover you think can't be...
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Four Succulent Surprises For Your Smoothies

Who doesn't love a smoothie??? They're tasty, portable, and they're a good way to help you sneak some fruit and vegetables into your diet. But you have to be careful as many seemingly healthy smoothies have more calories and sugars than a serving of ice cream! So here are four tips in creating your...
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Sandwich Wraps Aren't As Healthy As You Think

Bread has been getting some bad press for years. Thanks to low carb and other diets, the sandwich staple has been shelved in favor of wraps. But is enjoying your sandwich in a wrap reducing your calorie intake? The simple explanation is not always. While you might think wraps are better for you, in...
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Easy Steps To Reduce Salt Intake While Keeping Flavor

If you've been told to cut down your sodium intake, aka salt, there's no need to lose flavor! The Centers for Disease Control says 90% of Americans consume too much salt so any way to cut back is a good move. For instance, swap out soy sauce for chili sauce. A tablespoon of soy sauce contains 1,...
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