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Agnes McCall

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Baking Soda’s Health Benefits

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Baking Soda’s Health Benefits

You’ll find a little box of baking soda in almost every American pantry or freezer to offset odors. It’s well known among baking enthusiasts, too. How many of us have heard stories about baking soda’s versatility from our mothers and grandmothers? But baking soda can be used for a variety

Excessive Sweating Causes

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Excessive Sweating Causes

Have you ever found yourself covered in sweat for no obvious reason? Despite the unpleasant feeling (and smell!) it may give us, sweating is one of our body’s most important functions. It’s natural: We sweat when we’re feeling too warm, when we’re nervous, or after rigorous physical activity. We need

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And the Beet Goes On? Deliciously, Nutritiously

The Folklore. The ancient Romans considered beet juice an aphrodisiac. They also used beets to treat fevers and constipation. The French discovered the sweetness of sugar beets when Britain cut off its sugarcane supply during the Napoleonic wars. The Facts. Americans refer to this root vegetable (Beta vulgaris) simply as