Asparagus is delicious to eat and easy to grow, but it requires some patience. Grow asparagus only if you are able to dedicate a continual spot for it because it's a perennial vegetable. Note: Only plant male asparagus.
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Collards are a Southern delight with a mild cabbage-like flavor. High in calcium, the leaves actually get a boost in taste after a light frost. Collards are a nutritional powerhouse that few others can match.
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Anyone who has experienced gallstones is familiar with the accompanying pain and discomfort. Gallstones are crystallized clumps of cholesterol that form in the gallbladder. After eating, one usually experiences symptoms such as indigestion, bloating... Read more
Did you know that the average woman’s bra size changes six times throughout her life? Weight loss, weight gain, exercise, pregnancy and hormones are all contributors to our ever changing bustlines. Unfortunately, many of us tend to overlook the... 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.
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My name is Tammy. I just turned 40 in January (still hate admitting that) I am a wife and mother of three. Its even harder to admit that I weight 415.7 pounds. A fact not even my husband knows. I wear a 6x in a shirt and a 4-5x in pants.
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I am hoping someone can give me some tips or advice about 10 stubborn pounds I can't seem to shake.
A little background....I have always been about 10 pounds lighter than I am now and I feel that is my comfortable weight. Over t... Read more
I am trying to figure out how to start going about getting healthier. I want to lose a good amount of weight in the long run. I just don't know what to set as my first goal. Should I track my activity and food for a while then figure out how much to... Read more
Take your measurements at the beginning of your weight loss journey. On the weeks you're not losing weight check your measurements again. Chances are that you may not have lost weight but you may have lost inches.I really regret not taking my measu... Read more
Barbara June (ARKPLE)Weight Lost: 142 poundsHometown: Brooklyn, NY What was life like before your weight loss?I gained the weight by not paying attention to my food choices, not weighing in, not moving my body, not putting myself first, no... Read more
On the last Sunday of Aug I started measuring my waist and hips
That is a 3.5 inch reduction in 3 months on the waist and 5 inches o... Read more
Gotta love that tape measure. I'm kind of stuck at 8 lbs. lost, which is still on target for 10 lbs. by the middle of February for my first goal. But, it can be frustrating to be stuck. So I measured myself after not having done it since I started... Read more
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