Healthy Living

Is Pure Always Healthy?

Is Pure Always Healthy?

We all know we should drink plenty of water!  Of course, that doesn't mean we all do.  And there is a lot of misinformation floating around about WHAT water you should drink: bottled, tap, still, sparkling, filtered, reverse osmosis, alkaline, distilled...  The...

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What You Don’t Know About Your Waistline!

What You Don’t Know About Your Waistline!

Nobody loves their tummy. Except maybe the ultra-fit, and that isn't the majority of us. But here's the thing: you may be missing a key fact about your waist measurement that has big implications for your health. Here it is: your Waist-Hip-Ratio is one of the key...

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Quick Broccoli Salad: just in time for the Fourth!

Quick Broccoli Salad: just in time for the Fourth!

Here's a super fast salad that you can pair with grilled meat (or a baked sweet potato) for a low-stress feast. Best of all, it's based on leftovers and pantry items you're likely to have on hand. Chop cold leftover steamed broccoli*. Mince thinly sliced red onion....

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Your Secret Weapon Against Sunburn!

Your Secret Weapon Against Sunburn!

No, I'm not talking about sunscreen, helpful though that can be in shielding the skin from excess UV light exposure. Here's what actually happens when those UV rays hit your skin. Ultraviolet light interacts with the cholesterol in our skin to create Vitamin D. And we...

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One Minute Mayonnaise

One Minute Mayonnaise

I love good mayonnaise. And one of the best things about mayonnaise is a little bit can go a long way. Soggy tuna or egg salad is just nasty, in my humble opinion, plus it's not good to overdo the fat content in your diet. This is true even if you're using a healthy...

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Worried about Omicron’s Impact?

Worried about Omicron’s Impact?

Sadly, it looks like we may be buckling up for another wild winter ride with Covid-19.  It's the unwelcome guest that doesn't want to leave - just when everyone is tired of wearing masks and taking precautions.  It's a proven fact that masks and hand-washing help keep...

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