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41 Sneaky Names For Sugar

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Added sugars lurk everywhere, even in places we’ve come to know and love. Just because something is called a nectar doesn't mean it's healthy.


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The BioSync Team's curator insight, October 21, 2013 10:23 PM


My advice is to give up stevia, aspartame, sucralose, sugar alcohols like xylitol and malitol, and all of the other heavily-used and marketed sweeteners unless you want to slow down your metabolism, gain weight, and become an addict.
—Mark Hyman


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Plant a lasagna garden!

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When it comes to flower bulbs, more is definitely better.  Mass plantings of individual cultivars serve as banners for spring, while groups of three or four bulbs often look like mere punctuation.  For even more impact, distribute your bulbs in layers, like lasagna. "Double-decker" planting is really quite simple.

 

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Nobel Prize For Medicine: James Rothman, Randy Schekman And Thomas ... - Huffington Post

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Allotment Gardening — City Farmer News

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With modern houses tending to have smaller gardens and many old houses with larger gardens being divided into flats, allotment gardening is becoming increasingly popular. Allotments also provide a haven in which to relax, ...
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A Reflection on China's Occupy Male Bathrooms Movement - Huffington Post Canada

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A Reflection on China's Occupy Male Bathrooms Movement Huffington Post Canada The movement led to a few angry men trying to fight through a crowd of equally angry women outside the Chinese male bathrooms to attend to their "business." Although some...
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5 foods you should eat this fall

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Now that warm months are gone, a new menu of foods is available to keep you healthy and happy. (Did you know sweet potatoes are packed with calcium?
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Types and Five Major Causes of Ovarian Cancer

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There are mainly two types of ovarian cancer. One is caused due to functional cysts that are benign and the other is caused due to pathological cysts that are both benign and malignant.

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, October 23, 2013 8:42 PM

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Smoking is a potential cause for any type of tumor in the body and here also it is a main culprit in producing anovarian cyst. Smoking cessation is highly recommended in patients withovarian cystbut if you havefamily historyof tumors, you should avoid smoking in the first place as it is always said that prevention is better than cure.


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Gardening and its Health, Mental and Financial Benefits

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There are many great perks to gardening. It makes your home look welcoming, adds warmth to a bare room, and burns some extra calories. 

 

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Christine Deckert Zimmerman's curator insight, June 17, 2013 9:23 PM

I especially love the therapy it provides me :)

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The good life is good for mental health, says leading charity

The good life is good for mental health, says leading charity | Trends | Scoop.it
Gardening, growing food and wildlife conservation is good for our mental health and should be prescribed on the NHS, a leading charity has said.
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Light up the night

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Dollar store solar lights on plant hook - cozy and inexpensive.


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Study: Gold Star Nutrition Ratings Appear to Work - ABC News

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Study: Gold Star Nutrition Ratings Appear to Work ABC News A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers...
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9 Hair-Raising Halloween Ideas From Instructables

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Halloween is the one night of the year when frightening children is not only tolerated, but encouraged. After all, if trick-or-treaters are going to hit you up for free candy, you may as well make them work for it.
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Top fitness trend: High-intensity interval training - USA TODAY

Top fitness trend: High-intensity interval training - USA TODAY | Trends | Scoop.it
Top fitness trend: High-intensity interval training USA TODAY Workout wimps, watch out: The top two fitness trends for 2014 are high-intensity interval training, such as P90X and CrossFit, and body-weight training such as push-ups, pull-ups,...
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19 Ways to Add Flavor for 10 Calories or Less - Life by DailyBurn

19 Ways to Add Flavor for 10 Calories or Less - Life by DailyBurn | Trends | Scoop.it
Bland is boring. Add zest, spice and fun to healthy dishes with these easy makeovers that will cost you hardly any calories at all.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, October 20, 2013 4:13 PM

We make a daily 4 quart pot of sliced ginger which we then use for tea as well as flavored water for our coffee, rice and oatmeal.


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Sara Wasiuta's curator insight, October 22, 2013 10:26 AM

Fresh basil, tomatos and cracked black pepper are my go-tos.

Steve Kingsley's curator insight, October 26, 2013 5:13 PM

My person al favorites are sauted onions and garlic, followed by ginger and oregano.