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Taking Disinfection into Your Own Hands

It is a good idea to know how to disinfect your own drinking water; it’s easy and you may have to do it at some point in your life. Information gathered from the United States Environmental Protection Agency 1. Using ...

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Is Our Food Really Getting Weaker?

Is Our Food Really Getting Weaker?

We hear it all the time, the soil is depleted due to over farming, we learned how to genetically modify food, but it’s not as nutritious. Is this really true? From our live stock to our poultry to our vegetables, ...

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Cholesterol and Eggs: What Is Best for Your Diet?

Cholesterol and Eggs: What Is Best for Your Diet?

If you are like many Americans, you have probably heard a lot about cholesterol and eggs during your lifetime. Often times, the messages regarding the health effects of eggs might seem confusing and contradictory, leading to much frustration on the ...

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Citrus: Vitamin C and Cholesterol Free

Citrus: Vitamin C and Cholesterol Free

Citrus, which originated from Southeast Asia, is much more than just a shrub associated with acidity and bitterness. The first thing that most people think of when they hear “citrus fruits” is vitamin C. While vitamin C does play a ...

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Ginger: More Than Just a Spice

Ginger: More Than Just a Spice

Most people know Ginger as a common spice used in the foods we eat.  It is a flavourful spice often used in chicken, cookies, bread, tea, and candies.  However, there is much more to this spice than just its taste. ...

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Berries: North American Superstars

Berries: North American Superstars

Many studies have indicated that fruit consumption may help reduce our chance of heart disease and/or several cancers. However, since many fruits are not readily available, many people in the Northern latitudes do not eat as much fruit as they ...

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Seaweed: A Brief History

Seaweed has been used all over the world for thousands of years and is a type of algae. Algae came to existence about three and a half billion years ago and is in 75% of the air we breath. When ...

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Health Benefits of Salmon

Health Benefits of Salmon

Health Benefits of Salmon Salmon, a species of fish belonging to the Salmonidae family, can benefit you and your overall health in many ways. Not only is salmon very nutritious, but also very tasty, cost effective, and one of the ...

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