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Shirataki Noodles — An Incredibly Healthy High-Fiber, No-Carb Food

Shirataki Noodles — An Incredibly Healthy High-Fiber, No-Carb Food

One of the fastest ways to destroy your health is to eat a diet high in net carbs and protein and low in healthy fats. Considering the fact that 80 percent of Americans are insulin resistant and eat in this way, it's no surpri...

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The Power of Gradual

I weigh over 200 pounds. I didn't see that coming. Growing up I saw my mother and my aunts carrying around so much excess weight and remember very clearly saying "that will not be me". I didn't intend to become obese. I did notice myself beginning to gain weight. I tried periodically to take the wei...

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Use oil to keep Ticks off


Are you hiking down the trail or walking in the woods with kids or a dog? Consider putting oil on your skin first. I have found that a lightly scented body oil (I use the CVS moisturizing body oil) has kept me tick free all season long. My husband has had numerous ticks, but I have had none. ...

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Student Says He's Too Smart For First Grade. Then This Happens.


A first grade teacher was having trouble with one of her students. One day she asked Johnny what his problem was he replied, "I'm too smart for the first grade, my sister is in the third grade and I'm smarter than her too."

The teacher took him to the principal's office and explained the...

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Eating Real Food

When you cook real food and stay away from the prepackaged man made foods, you stay full and satisfied much longer and feel so much better and in the meantime you can watch the pounds fall off. Enjoy lots of grilled meats, chicken and vegetables using real butter for satisfaction. You will find your...

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What Is Cacao Good For?

What Is Cacao Good For?


Cacao Nutrition Facts
Crazy About Cacao


One of the most wildly popular trees on the planet is the cacao, the plant species from which cocoa – and chocolate – is derived. While some might think cacao and cocoa are one in the same, they're not, exactly....

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What Is Cabbage Good For?

What Is Cabbage Good For?


The Cabbage Advantage

Cabbage Nutrition Facts


Descended from cabbage grown wild in Mediterranean regions thousands of years ago, the leaves in today’s varieties sometimes have interesting dissimilarities. Some appear wide-spread and waffled, whi...

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Are you hungry for breakfast?

Are you hungry for breakfast? Or not? I don't eat breakfast because I am not hungry in the morning. This is a good habit for me because I make better choice for my 2 meals a day between 11a-7p. I don't label this skipping breakfast because I eat when I'm hungry.

When I eat breakfast I gained ...

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Success, True Success



"True success has more components than one sentence or idea can contain."
~ Zig Ziglar

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Collect your scars

Maybe life isn't about avoiding the bruises. Maybe it's about collecting the scars to prove we showed up for it.

I have been swimming later at night, after the swim team, the kids, the people starting swimming, the seniors are all finished. I basically have the olympic pool to myself. It is s...

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