Poot. Toot. Cut the cheese. No matter how you say it, we all pass gas from time to time. But some days you might feel like you can't leave your house without making a stink. Maybe you had an extra serving of broccoli with dinner or went a little... Read more
Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that cohabitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and supplemen... Read more
People take an interest in gardening for a variety of reasons—higher quality produce, exercise in the great outdoors, or saving money. Whether you hope to discover your green thumb or save a little green, growing your own fruits and vegeta... Read more
Expand your vocabulary or clarify some common gardening words and phrases with this easy-to-follow glossary of common terms. Bookmark this for later use!
Acidic soil - Any soil with a pH lower than 7.
Alkaline (basic) soil - Any soil with a... Read more
Known as the “stinking rose,” garlic has countless health and medicinal benefits. A member of the allium family, it's easy to grow and takes up little space in the garden.
7-10 (Find your hardiness zone.)
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In the interest of keeping myself motivated, I've been trying to think through some of the core reasons why I have kept extra weight on for so many years, and some of the reasons why I might finally be ready to change. Here's a quick run down:
H... Read more
I am trying to portion out my cooked ground meat for a meal tonight but I don't know how much COOKED ground beef is in a serving (crumbled and measured into a measuring cup).
Can anyone help me out in this?
Thanks in adv... Read more
I have added lateral shoulder raises (using a stability ball against the wall in a squat position) to my workout routine this month and am worried that I am actually hurting myself. Whenever I perform this exercise my left shoulder seems to make a gr... Read more
After 20ish years of emotional eating, I found the root cause. This is all thanks to one Facebook post I read. Inspiration shows up in the funniest places sometimes! I feel so empowered now! (Posted a blog with more details)... Read more
Soak Oats in Buttermilk for 15 minutes.Grind it to a pouring Batter adding more Buttermilk if needed.Add a pinch of Salt, a dash of Black Pepper and a pinch of Dry Celery/Parsley.Beat well and spread out with a ladle on a Pam sprayed Non- Stick Pan... Read more
About three years ago, a friend and I were at a natural foods store in the vitamins aisle. I needed more calcium and magnesium, which I take upon my doctor's recommendation to alleviate premenstrual mood swings. While my friend perused the multivitam... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
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