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My Month Without Eating Kale

August 29th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

I haven’t eaten kale in just about a month. It’s not that there’s a kale shortage (there really isn’t). It’s just that, well, I usually eat A LOT of kale. So I decided to see what would happen if I gave eating kale a break


9 Effective Uses for Oatmeal that Go Beyond the Cereal Bowl

July 30th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We all (hopefully!) know by now that oatmeal is good food. It’s loaded with heart healthy fiber and beta glucan, the polysaccharide that has a multitude of benefits to our body. Oats are also a source of omega fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and avenanthramides, antioxidants that promote circulation.But guess what? Oatmeal can do lots of other things. Intrigued? Here are 9 uses for oatmeal that go beyond breakfast


Strawesome Glass Straws: BPA-Free Sipping with Style

July 25th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Several years ago a Little Shop of Horrors-variety dentist turned what was supposed to be a routine teeth cleaning into a painful years-long affair in which my teeth were incredibly sensitive to cold. Having a glass of ice water or cold green smoothie brought lots of discomfort with it. Rather than living a life of warm smoothies (I believe they call that soup), I started looking into ways around my pain. Enter glass straws



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