7 Reasons To Eat More Beets
It seems that people either love beets or they hate them. Whether you already love them, or just haven't discovered their many marvels, here are 7 reasons to eat more beets:
1. Beets are high in nutrients such as folate, manganese, potass... Read more
12 Reasons To Love Quinoa
A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa is not a true grain, but a seed. Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.
1. Unlike most grains quinoa is a complete protein. Most grains lack one or more of... Read more
Which Nut Butter Is Best For You?
Rich in calcium, magnesium, and potassium, almond butter strengthens bones and helps maintain muscle and nerve function, making it ideal for athletes. These nutrients also boost the body's immune system and help ward off disease and in... Read more
What A Great Day
Today is my birthday and it was filled with surprises. The first one was from my Grand-daughter, Elizabeth. She and her Mommy made me a Shamrock sugar cookie and decorated it with green frosting. She was extremely proud and happy that I not o... Read more
Read This.....I Mean REALLY Read This (Good Advice)
1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
2. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
3. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have... Read more
Embarrassing Medical Exams
At the beginning of my shift I placed a stethoscope on an elderly and slightly deaf female patient's anterior chest wall.
"Big breaths,".....I instructed.
"Yes, they used to be,"....replied the patient.
Submitted by Dr. Richard Byrnes, ... Read more
Why Most Raw Almonds Aren't Raw
If you're into raw food, you know that in order to be considered "raw", you can't heat up any ingredients over 118F. You can dehydrate food, soak it, blend it, and marinate it, but baking, sauteing, and steaming are out.
For raw food enthu... Read more
Puns for Fun.......
Groans are aloud. Pun intended.
1. King Ozymandias of Assyria was running low on cash after years of war with the Hittites. His last great possession was the Star of the Euphrates, the most valuable diamond in the ancient world. Despera... Read more
The Best Anti-Depressant Ever? Exercise!
It's been long-known that physical activity boosts serotonin levels and makes people feel better, but exercise is now being called the "magic drug" in combating depression and anxiety.
Scientists at Southern Methodist University and Boston ... Read more
Drink Water, Lose Weight......
The search for a no-fail weight-loss solution is right up there with pursuing of the Fountain of Youth. The sheer number of different diets out there is staggering. That said, among the multitude of weight-loss ideas, this one seems like a goo... Read more
Your Cravings: Decoded
What do you crave? The saltiness of potato chips, the cool creaminess of ice cream, or the rich flavor of chocolate? Whatever you're longing for, it may be your body's way of letting you know you're missing valuable nutrients. Here's how to d... Read more
10 Ways To Know If You Have "Estrogen Issues."
1. Everyone around you has an attitude problem.
2. You're adding chocolate chips to your cheese omelet. (My favorite)
3. The dryer has shrunk every last pair of your jeans.
4.... Read more
Medical Information Women Should Know!!! (On The Light Side)
Q: Should I have a baby after 35?
A: No, 35 children is enough.
Q: I'm two months pregnant now. When will my baby move?
A: With any luck, right after he finishes college.
Q: What is the most reliable method to determine a bab... Read more
Homemade Vegetable Stock
This rich, full-bodied stock can be used in any soup recipe to enrich the flavor. Additional vegetables such as leeks or mushrooms can be added, but stay away from anything too strong, such as cabbage, beets, or broccoli. For an even richer st... Read more
It Was A Dark And Stormy Night.......
Bob Hill and his new wife Betty were vacationing in Europe.....as it happens, near Transylvania. They were driving in a rental car along a rather deserted highway. It was late and raining very hard. Bob could barely see the road in front of t... Read more
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