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October 1 is World Vegetarian Day and the beginning of Vegetarian Awareness Month. Vegetarians tend to have healthier lifestyles than people who eat meat - for example, vegetarians smoke less - but many studies indicate that the vegetarian diet itself helps protect against disease. The American Cancer Society, the...
 
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The word “organic” may be used to sell shampoo, but the real organic experience is not for your hair. It is in the mouthwatering rainbow of organic produce, fresh herbs and organic convenience foods now found everywhere from roadside stands to farmer’s markets and from mail order catalogs to...
 
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Wouldn’t you like to come home from a hard day to find dinner practically made? Or start the morning off with an easy, healthy breakfast? Your friends and neighbors will appreciate these gifts! Spicy Italian Seasoning 1 tsp     fennel seed 1 tsp     dried rosemary 1 tsp     crushed red pepper flakes 1 Tbsp ... Gifts from Your Kitchen
 
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If you think surviving on a deserted island is tough, try maintaining a healthful lifestyle during the hectic holiday season. Simply planning for the challenges helps prevent seasonal stress and weight gain. Follow this weekly guide to healthier, happier holidays. Week 1 (Thanksgiving week):  Plan! Thanksgiving week can be...
 
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This year put your kitchen to use stirring up a batch of new traditions instead of a batch of cookies and enjoy some low-calorie fun. If you’re diabetic or trying to watch your weight, try some of the ideas below to help you resist the temptation of baking for...