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11 Highly Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home

<b>1. Great yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea)</b><p>Many chronic diseases cannot be overcome with ineffective and expensive treatment with pharmaceutical …

25 Healthy Foods to Eat at Night

Does this sound familiar? It's 9 p.m., dinner is a distant memory, and your stomach starts to grumble. You begrudgingly make your way to bed and go to sleep hungry because you've heard over and over that eating after dinner is a no-no. Contrary to this outdated advice, certain foods can actually …

Healthy Eating

Breast cancer prevention: Top 10 tips as recommended by Angelina Jolie's doctor Kristi Funk - IBTimes India

Kristi Funk, who treated Angelina Jolie in 2013, shared some tips and clarified that soy products can be used to prevent breast cancer.<p>Renowned …

27 Healthy Chicken Recipes That Make Us Fall In Love With Poultry Again

25 Delicious Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad

Because salads are the best summer food.

Best Exterior Paint for Doors and Trim

When it comes to painting your front door, there are a million colors to choose from but only one real option for the finish. It's got to be …

15 pictures of living rooms to inspire you

Whether you have a huge airy mansion or a small apartment, the living room is a key space that needs due consideration, thoughtful concept & tasteful …

The Best Furniture We Found This Week Under $100

Filling your home with furniture you love takes time (and money). We're all for holding out for as long as necessary to invest in quality items meant …

6 Fun Ways To Use Red in The Kitchen

There are some bold hues that take guts to pull off — no matter where in your home you're using them. One of those shades? A pop-y cherry red. It …

6 tips to remedy a flooded yard or garden

Extended periods of strong rain over the last several days have forced parts of Chicagoland into flood recovery mode.<p>Those living in flood zones are likely prioritizing home repair — removing wet carpet and bleaching basements — but when time allows, yards need some TLC, too.<p>Heavy rain can wreak …

Lawn Mowing

Surprise! These 6 Foods Are Great For Your Heart

Olive oil. Oatmeal. And of course, salmon galore. Most of us know full well that these are the foods healthy hearts are made of. (Why? Just read this list of 12 foods that lower cholesterol naturally, which includes all three.) But they're not the only ones that can help keep your ticker in tip-top …

​These Foods Might Actually Stop Cancer From Spreading

​People who ate more of them survived longer with the big C<p>An important key to beating cancer might be on your plate: Eating omega-3 fatty acids may boost your survival from colorectal cancer, new research published in the <i>British Journal of Cancer</i> suggests.<p>In the study, researchers tested tumors in …

3 Foods a Cancer Prevention Expert Wants You to Build Your Diet Around

As far as Joel Fuhrman, MD, is concerned, preventing common diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes "is as simple as regular trips to the …

The One Midday Mistake You're Making With Your Vitamins That's Slowing Your Weight Loss

Vitamins are obviously an essential part of your diet. Most of the time, the food you eat doesn't provide as much nutrients as it should, so taking …

The breathing technique that will help you de-stress instantly, no matter where you are

Some mornings you blissfully roll out of bed and wander into a restorative yoga class, and other mornings, you’re a keyed-up ball of anxiety from the …

Yoga

How to win the war on weeds | Alys Fowler

Weeding can feel like painting the Forth Bridge – by the time you finish, it’s time to start again. Alys Fowler offers a few tricks to use<p>When I was a student, weeding the endless rectangular order beds at Kew Gardens that document the botanical families and their members was like painting the …

Gardening

How to Build a Better Grain Bowl

Start with whole grains, add veggies and beans, sprinkle with protein, and drizzle with sauce. Top with crunch, and toss.<p><i>Click to enlarge and print</i> …

Pork Loin Recipes

The mighty pork loin is not only a protein powerhouse, it also makes a beautiful centerpiece dish when entertaining.<p>1 of 18<p>Power to the Pork …

Weight Watchers Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo- surprisingly good! I added a bit more cream and cheese to the non dieter's sauce, but overall pretty go… | Pinteres…