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  • How Can We Cut Our Use of Disposable Grocery Bags?
    A few years ago, our county, Montgomery County, Maryland, like many other counties and cities around the U.S., including our neighbor, Washington, DC, passed a bag tax to encourage consumers to bring their own bags to the supermarket.The controversial law requires that grocery stores charge customers 5 cents for a disposable bag.  While many of my neighbors grumbled, I celebrated this new law. Since it passed, I have seen a dramatic increase in the amount ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015
  • Tips on managing medication taking
    People with diabetes often suffer other chronic health conditions; it is not uncommon to see them taking several prescription medications. The post Tips on managing medication taking appeared first on Diabetes Care Community. ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
  • Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas 2015
    It’s  time for my annual Healthy Holiday Gift guide. If you need gift ideas for the health conscious people in your life  … or those that may need a gentle nudge to be healthier … be sure to check out ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 9, 2015
  • Exotic Lamb and Okra Stew Recipe
    The weather is getting colder and the nights are getting longer. There is nothing more comforting at the end of the day than a warm dinner. I love this recipe for a Lamb and Okra Stew.  Growing up, my mother prepared this dish for our family often. The aroma when you walked into the house after school is still so fresh in my mind!  This dish is made with simple ingredients and tons of flavor. ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • 5 Cooking Tips That Could Prolong Your Life
    Most people know that roasting, broiling, baking and grilling are preferred cooking methods when it comes to cutting calories to achieve weight loss. That’s because high-temperature, dry-heat cooking methods — compared to frying and sautéing– typically use less fats such as butter and oil, which easily rack up calories. However, especially when it comes to cooking meats, these high-temperature dry-heat methods may be causing more harm than good. The problem is the formation of ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 7, 2015
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