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Loco for Cocoa

This tasty treat boasts some amazing health benefits We’ve been hearing about the benefits of chocolate for some years, but the evidence just keeps mounting. Researchers from Harvard Medical School recently analyzed 21 controlled studies that followed a total of 2,575 people and presented their findings at a conference of the American Heart Association. The

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Why sanitizer works, but hand washing works better

Why sanitizer works, but hand washing works better

If you haven’t gotten the memo to wash your hands regularly, especially now with COVID-19 floating around, it’s time to break out the soap and get scrubbing. But something that’s not as clear is whether you should stock up on hand sanitizer, or even make your own if the Amazon prices are giving you heartburn.

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9 Ways to Keep Kids Busy as a Work at Home Mom

9 Ways to Keep Kids Busy as a Work at Home Mom

Working from home is a huge blessing for many busy moms. It gives you the flexibility to spend time with your kids while bringing in a paycheck. However, any work-at-home mom knows that maintaining productivity with kids around isn’t always easy. They often demand a lot of attention, and you don’t want them watching hours

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How to Strengthen Your Immune System

How to Strengthen Your Immune System

Common as they are during winter months, colds and flu aren’t inevitable. That’s especially true once we reach our late 20s or early 30s, when the immune system becomes most effective against these types of bugs. Although resistance starts to drop after age 80, most of our lives should be relatively free of these annoying experiences. “If

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What Your Diet Can Do For Your Skin

Shirk sugar to axe acne Eat: Omega-3-rich fish (salmon and sardines), colorful fruits and vegetables. Avoid: Insulin-spiking sweets and processed white-flour foods. “Elevated insulin affects the sebaceous oil glands in ways that can contribute to acne,” says Valori Treloar, MD, dermatologist and co-author of The Clear Skin Diet (Cumberland House, 2007). This is particularly so

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6 Reasons to Eat Eggs

It’s a few days after Easter, and your refrigerator is crammed  with chocolate bunnies and baskets of eggs, reminders of festivities past. What to do with them? We can’t help you with the bunnies, but we’ve got lots of simple and delicious ways to use up those eggs, as well as a half-dozen healthful reasons

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Three Things You Need to Make A Great Cup Of Coffee

Three Things You Need to Make A Great Cup Of Coffee

A morning without coffee is like a day without sunshine—either can put a gloomy pall over an otherwise good time. The key to making a great cup of coffee is to first decide exactly what you consider a great cup of coffee to be. Then it’s simply a matter of figuring out what different tools

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10 Tips for a Successful Family Camping Trip

For many of us, some of our fondest memories of growing up come from camping with our families. You just have to smile when you recall the fun of jumping into a cool lake on a hot summer day, chasing fireflies under a starry night sky, or making S’mores around an open campfire. Even if

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The Significance of Having a Good Night Sleep

Sleep is an ample time for your body to rest and regain strength after the tiring day. Many people think that sleep is all the same, when, in fact, it is not true. Sleep is categorized into two: high quality and poor quality sleep. The truth of the matter is that some have good sleep

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cocoa

Loco for Cocoa

This tasty treat boasts some amazing health benefits We’ve been hearing about the benefits of chocolate for some years, but the evidence just keeps mounting. Researchers from Harvard Medical School recently analyzed 21 controlled studies that followed a total of 2,575 people and presented their findings at a conference of the American Heart Association. The Harvard review confirmed earlier conclusions that cocoa flavonoids are the ingredient in chocolate that boosts well-being. Although many fruits and

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Why sanitizer works, but hand washing works better

Why sanitizer works, but hand washing works better

If you haven’t gotten the memo to wash your hands regularly, especially now with COVID-19 floating around, it’s time to break out the soap and get scrubbing. But something that’s not as clear is whether you should stock up on hand sanitizer, or even make your own if the Amazon prices are giving you heartburn. So, what do the experts recommend? Wash your hands whenever possible, and if you can’t get to a sink, sanitizer

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9 Ways to Keep Kids Busy as a Work at Home Mom

9 Ways to Keep Kids Busy as a Work at Home Mom

Working from home is a huge blessing for many busy moms. It gives you the flexibility to spend time with your kids while bringing in a paycheck. However, any work-at-home mom knows that maintaining productivity with kids around isn’t always easy. They often demand a lot of attention, and you don’t want them watching hours of television, just so you can get your work done. This situation calls for some creative solutions. 1. Stock up

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The Unexpected Reason Why Healthy Children Are So Vulnerable to Dying from the Flu

The Unexpected Reason Why Healthy Children Are So Vulnerable to Dying from the Flu

It's not because their immune systems are still developing. Every year, 50 percent of the children who die from the flu were previously healthy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. So what makes healthy kids vulnerable to dying from the virus? A new study offers a surprising explanation. When researchers from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago studied the initial immune response to first-time flu exposure in healthy mice,

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How to Strengthen Your Immune System

How to Strengthen Your Immune System

Common as they are during winter months, colds and flu aren’t inevitable. That’s especially true once we reach our late 20s or early 30s, when the immune system becomes most effective against these types of bugs. Although resistance starts to drop after age 80, most of our lives should be relatively free of these annoying experiences. “If you’re a 45-year-old and you’re catching colds three times a winter, you’re doing something wrong in terms of caring for

Read More »
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What Your Diet Can Do For Your Skin

Shirk sugar to axe acne Eat: Omega-3-rich fish (salmon and sardines), colorful fruits and vegetables. Avoid: Insulin-spiking sweets and processed white-flour foods. “Elevated insulin affects the sebaceous oil glands in ways that can contribute to acne,” says Valori Treloar, MD, dermatologist and co-author of The Clear Skin Diet (Cumberland House, 2007). This is particularly so with women because the insulin spike may elevate the relatively low level of testosterone in women’s bodies, which has been

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6 Reasons to Eat Eggs

It’s a few days after Easter, and your refrigerator is crammed  with chocolate bunnies and baskets of eggs, reminders of festivities past. What to do with them? We can’t help you with the bunnies, but we’ve got lots of simple and delicious ways to use up those eggs, as well as a half-dozen healthful reasons to eat them all up-before next Easter. Start with these: A Half-Dozen Reasons to Eat Eggs 1. Eggs Are Cheap

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Three Things You Need to Make A Great Cup Of Coffee

Three Things You Need to Make A Great Cup Of Coffee

A morning without coffee is like a day without sunshine—either can put a gloomy pall over an otherwise good time. The key to making a great cup of coffee is to first decide exactly what you consider a great cup of coffee to be. Then it’s simply a matter of figuring out what different tools you need to make that delicious cup of Joe a reality. If you really want to make a great cup

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20181011-Alabama-familycamp

10 Tips for a Successful Family Camping Trip

For many of us, some of our fondest memories of growing up come from camping with our families. You just have to smile when you recall the fun of jumping into a cool lake on a hot summer day, chasing fireflies under a starry night sky, or making S’mores around an open campfire. Even if you’re not a hardcore outdoors person, you can make those same memories for your family. The key is to put

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The Significance of Having a Good Night Sleep

Sleep is an ample time for your body to rest and regain strength after the tiring day. Many people think that sleep is all the same, when, in fact, it is not true. Sleep is categorized into two: high quality and poor quality sleep. The truth of the matter is that some have good sleep while others have poor sleep, which is the reason why some people wake up in the morning feeling refreshed while

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Loco for Cocoa

This tasty treat boasts some amazing health benefits We’ve been hearing about the benefits of chocolate for some years, but

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