Monthly Archive: September 2015

Put Down The Fork and Get On Your Feet!

The numbers are in, and according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 20% or more of the United States adult population is obese in each state. This data was collected during the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System that involves health-related telephone surveys. It has long been discussed in our society that obesity …

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Salt Basics

Salt or sodium, as it is referred to on food nutrition labels, is consumed daily by every one of us. But, do we consume too much? Here is a rundown of what you should know about salt.

 

Well let’s start with the terminology. Sodium is actually an essential mineral that aids with daily …

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Cleaning your Laundry with Vinegar

How often do you reach for vinegar when you are cleaning your home? Most people only think of using this item when descaling their coffee pot. But, there are many other uses for vinegar in the home.

Are those whites looking a bit dingy? Boil a large pot of water and with one cup of …

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