Foods high in Potassium
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Foods high in Potassium

We’re going to talk about a wonderful mineral called potassium. Potassium has multiple roles of maintaining the balance of fluids in the body, regulating blood pressure, fluids, and acidity. Foods Highest in Potassium: Sweet potato, baked: 694mg Tomato paste, 1/4 cup: 664mg Swiss chard, 1/2 cup, cooked: 655mg Prune juice, 3/4 cup: 530mg Carrot juice,…

Revive your Wilted Basil

Revive your Wilted Basil

Seriously, I consider this a freaking MIRACLE! (This was once completely DEAD looking!) We bought a little pot plant of basil last week so I can cook, but for some reason I didn’t manage to use that one, so I left it behind my computer desk most of the day. Uh-oh, bad idea because when…

Food Storage Tips

Food Storage Tips

Decide what you are going to cook this week, don’t buy things that you won’t have time to make, because if you store them away, you may even forget about them. Buy foods that have the hardest quality, you can probably tell by the way they look – if they are fresh or wilting. If…

Why you need that Extra Hour or Three of Sleep
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Why you need that Extra Hour or Three of Sleep

(Image Source) (For those who are getting 6 hours or less) Yesterday, I really got an insight to just how much I needed SLEEP! And if I’m like this, I bet others are the same. Firstly, have you ever felt really ANGRY when someone interrupts your sleep? Whether it’s your noisy neighbours doing you-know-what at…

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation
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Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation

So I am continuing my journey of getting adult braces. After they take a bunch of pictures and X-rays, you go for a consultation. That’s when the orthodontist basically explains everything to you. This is also the time to ask questions. Basic info I got: The braces last for about 24 months, give or take….

Top 20 Foods with Antioxidants
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Top 20 Foods with Antioxidants

We all know that antioxidants help us fight free radicals, keeps us young and does all kinds of amazing stuff. According to a 2004 study found 20 foods with more antioxidants than anything else. Here they are. Dried Mexican red beans Wild blueberries Red kidney beans Pinto beans Cultivated blueberries Cranberries Artichokes Blackberries Prunes Raspberries…

Technique for Dealing with Noisy Neighbours when it comes to Sleep
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Technique for Dealing with Noisy Neighbours when it comes to Sleep

Do you have noisy neighbours who like to crank it up with heat at 3am, or talk nonstop till the morning? I do! The worst par t is, I can almost hear exactly what they’re saying, and it can be extremely difficult to get to sleep with them talking all through the night. However, I…