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While outdoor grilling is a year-round thing for many (think tailgating in the fall and winter), the arrival of warmer weather creates an almost primal desire to cook and eat in the great outdoors. In addition to the temperatures just being too high to cook inside, the outdoor barbecue is an integral part of summer, something that everyone looks forward to through the gray days of winter. Unfortunately, grilling, especially meats, can cause carcinogens to form in significant amounts. One study showed that people who regularly consumed well-done meat (including grilled meat) were 60% more likely to develop pancreatic cancer.…

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Getting a beach body is a desire among many but the search for one often times remains a conundrum. Here are a few things you may have thought to yourself at some point and some insight to consider. “I don’t know what to eat.” If your goal is to get a beach body as soon as possible, your diet is a critical piece of the puzzle. You can cut fat quickly if you eat intelligently. Discipline yourself to eat mostly protein, fats and vegetables, while avoiding carbs and sugar. There is a common misconception that fat makes you fat. Fat…

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It’s easy to gain a few pounds over the holiday season. You’re seeing family and taking a break from your usual routine, which can make it harder to stick to healthy eating or exercising regularly. And of course, during the winter months everyone is baking yummy desserts, so you’re probably going to be loading up on sweets. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying yourself over the holidays, but by the time spring rolls around, it’s a good idea to do some spring cleaning – not for your home, although you can do that, too, but for your eating habits. After all,…

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Allergies vary in severity, but most people will agree that they are annoying. At the moment, researchers believe that about 50 million Americans suffer from some kind of allergy. This means the issue is common, and it also means that people need relief. Sure, talking to your doctor may help, but sometimes you might want some home remedies, which is where the following tips can help. Change Your Filters One of the easiest things to do is to change air conditioner filters or furnace filters. These filters are designed to keep pollen and other types of air particles from coming…

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