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Lilacs

^^ Well, having many a lilac bloom is definitely a bonus for having a harsh winter! Our winter hasn’t exactly been harsh here in Virginia – it’s just been long and dreary. I feel like normally, by this time of year, we are having half-warm days in the 60s and 70s and half-winter days. I think we’ve only had ONE warm day thus far. (I also think my standards for warm are warmer than most people’s.) But perhaps I am just remembering previous winters wrong! The above quote came from Lilac Girls, […]

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How to Treat Fainting

Syncope, otherwise known as fainting, is the sudden, brief loss of consciousness caused by diminished blood flow to our brain. About one in five people experience this at least once, and about one in ten may have repeated episodes of syncope, causing millions of emergency room visits and hospitalizations. Though fainting can be caused by heart problems, it is most often triggered simply by vasovagal reactions, such as standing (because blood pools in our legs) or strong emotions. “Under certain circumstances, such as blood donation, syncope has […]

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8 Calorie Bombs at the Salad Bar

In a country where only 32 percent of people don’t get their recommended daily servings of vegetables, salads are awesome. And, with the gazillion salad-focused restaurants that have popped up across the US, they’re more delicious than ever. But don’t be fooled into thinking they’re all great choices for people on weight loss programs: There’s a reason there are so many lists of fast-food and fast-casual salads that have more calories and fat than a Big Mac. Keep your salad truly healthy by avoiding these eight sneaky, […]

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How to Make Easy Dill Pickles

Learn the simple secret to making easy dill pickles at home. Typically, pickles can offer more vitamins and fiber than cucumbers — especially when they’re naturally fermented, but be mindful of the sodium and sugar content in some brands you find at the store. Traditionally, you use fermentation over a long period of time to achieve the perfect dill pickle. Fortunately, if you don’t have time to wait — or you just want your pickles STAT — you can use an overnight method like I share here […]

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Natural Remedies For Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is an unavoidable part of life, but, if approached with care and managed with the right tools, you have the power to reduce the severity of symptoms. Taking care of your body and managing the foods you put into your body can have a lot to do with the side effects of menopause. There are even several natural ways to improve the way you feel during peri-menopause all the way through post-menopause. Consider these natural methods for combating the symptoms of menopause: Plant-Based DietGod intended the body […]

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Slow Cooked Pork Burrito Bowls with Homemade Coleslaw

Paleo GrubsPaleo Grubs – I’ve always had a soft spot for Mexican food and burrito bowls in particular. Believe it or not, right after switching over to a paleo diet, a Chipotle actually opened nearby and it definitely tested my resolve on a near-daily basis. However, shortly after that, I stumbled upon this recipe that makes 100 percent paleo-approved shredded pork burrito bowls and now thoughts of stopping by Chipotle are a thing of the past. This recipe uses slow cooked pork coated with a delicious tangy […]

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The Best Breakfast for Fat Loss

Do I need to eat carbs for breakfast? Is protein the best? What about saturated fats? Deciding what to eat for breakfast is confusing, especially when your goal is to lose weight. In this video, we take a look at three common breakfast options: A bagel and cream cheese Yogurt and fruit Bacon and eggs One of these options keeps your body in a state of fat burning, while the other two encourage your body to make fat. Together we’ll evaluate each breakfast to determine which one […]

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Homemade Low Carb Tortilla Chips Recipe In 2 Minutes

How to make tortilla chips! This homemade low carb tortilla chip recipe is all that and a bag of chips. Seriously though, there’s only 5g of net carbs in every serving of these healthy tortilla chips, and they only take 2 minutes to make. So, these tortilla chips are perfect for a low carb diet – like the Atkins diet or the keto diet – or even if you’re watching your calorie intake – like Weight Watchers – because each serving only has 60 calories! Tumaro’s Wraps: […]

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How to get enough omega 3 fats if you’re allergic to fish?

Franziska Spritzler answers questions about how to formulate an optimal low-carb or keto diet after her presentation at the latest Low Carb USA conference. Watch a part of the Q&A session above, where she answers the question how to get enough omega 3 fats on a low-carb diet if you’re allergic to fish. Full Q&A session: https://www.dietdoctor.com/get-enough-omega-3-fats-youre-allergic-fish

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3 EASY Risotto Recipes | Dinner Made Easy

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