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So Saucy!

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There are as many kinds of pasta sauces as there are different varieties of pasta. They vary from very thin butter or oil dressings that are sometimes flavored with garlic or herbs; to the strong and very robust sauces of meat and vegetables. Here are few of these very saucy... more

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Surviving the Supermarket

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You’ve spent more time in supermarkets than you care to imagine and if there’s one thing you’ve probably learned, it’s that most of them spend a lot of time and money trying to separate you from your hard-earned dollar. Those aisles can be perilous, unless you know what tricks are... more

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Choosing Which Oil to Use

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The American Heart Association recommends that no more than 30-percent of a day’s calories should come from fat (a tablespoon of virtually any vegetable oil contains 120 calories). Here is more information on specific oils to help you make educated choices: Avoid Most Saturated Fats. Saturates includes tropical oils and... more

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Choosing your Cookware

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What factors entered into your last cookware procurement? Price is always a consideration. But were you influenced by the color, or that neat little glass lid that allows you to see inside? Or maybe the free utensils that came with it tempted you. Much to the delight of purveyors, emotional... more

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History of Valentine’s Day

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Every February, from almost all over the world, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday? The history of Valentine’s Day — and its patron saint — is shrouded... more

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Focus on Health, Not Weight!

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Re-thinking your attitude about your weight can improve your health. Being overweight can increase some health risks, but so can many fad diets and roller coaster weight loss programs. People who choose to smoke so they won’t overeat also can add to their health woes. Others who choose to starve... more

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Sour and Healthy

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This common kitchen item is a healthy wonder… The Egyptians knew all about it’s health benefits. Even Christopher Columbus brought barrels of it during his “re-discovery” of the New World for treating scurvy. Indeed, vinegar has uses that would probably make it equally at home in an apothecary’s shop as... more

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The Healing Properties of Salt

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Salt has been given a bad rap in terms of how it affects health. However, salt does heal some conditions as well. Here’s how to go about using this natural substance. Salt is good for relieving body aches and pains. Dissolve the salt in water and use for soaking the... more

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The Battle of the Bulge

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A few months ago, Lutongbahay.com conducted a survey on how you, our visitors, feel about your weight. The exact question was: “Do you consider yourself to be overweight?” and the options were “Not really…”, “No”, and “Yes”. Surprisingly, 59% answered yes, 23% said they don’t and 18% claimed they’re “not... more

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Cut the String of Yo-yo Dieting

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You’ve been starving yourself for years. You’ve tried every diet book in the library. You’ve lost the same 10 pounds at least a dozen times. They always come back. Dieters face a vicious cycle of losing weight and putting it back on, again and again. The cycle is called the... more

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