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    • 3 New Rules for Staying Hydrated
      3 New Rules for Staying Hydrated Blog Post

      Now that the heat of summer has arrived, staying hydrated is even more important, especially if you’re exercising outdoors. Here are 3 new sipping “rules” to follow when working out.


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    • The Produce Playpen

      Some fruits and vegetables play nicely together, others you should keep apart. Continue reading Continue reading


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    • Have Dog, Will Travel

      Here’s what you should know to make sure your pooch has a healthy and safe trip.

      Food
      In warmer weather, pet foods have a higher risk of spoilage. Foods high in fat or with added fish oils or omega-3s are more likely to spoil (since the fats can bre… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • Carb Cycling to Lose Weight
      Carb Cycling to Lose Weight Blog Post

      Carb cycling’s roots are in bodybuilding. But it’s easy enough for any average Joe, which is perhaps why it’s gone mainstream. When you cycle your carb intake, you vary how many carbs you eat throughout the week, with some days being low-carb (2½ to 5 servings) and others high-carb (10 to 20 servings). The thinking is that your low-carb days put you in a fat-burning state and eating high-carb boosts your metabolism.


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    • Wines: $10 and Under
      Wines: $10 and Under Blog Post

      For the best deal on wine, skip traditional Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and stock up with these lesser-known varietals.

      2014 Mont Gravet Côtes de Gascogne, France, $9
      This easy-drinking, crisp white wine with flavors of citrus, apricot and green apple is made from 100% Colombard, the grape usually used to make Cognac and Armagnac. Pair with seafood, salads, hot days and front porches.


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    • Flavored Ice Cubes: Nice, Ice Baby

      With all sorts of shapes, sizes, and add-ins, ice has gone designer. Here’s some inspiration to bring the trend home.

      Add-Ins
      Place ingredients in an ice cube tray:
      Thyme
      Tarragon
      Basil
      Mint
      Blueberries
      Raspberries
      Strawberry slices
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    • BENEFITS OF CHAMOMILE TEA FOR SKIN

      Benefits of chamomile tea for skin It has an abundance of amazing healing, antioxidant, cleansing and moisturizing properties and is considered a full-fledged skincare treatment. Continue reading Continue reading


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