Website Suggestion :: VeryWell Recipe Nutrition Calculator

  The VeryWell.com Recipe Nutrition Calculator will analyze the calorie and nutrition facts for any recipe. Simply enter or copy/paste the ingredients then select serving size to get started. The nutrition facts label is useful if you’re tracking calories or just want to be more informed about your diet, but this recipe calculator is also […]

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Listening to Your Favorite Song is Healthy

Music Has Powerful (and Visible) Effects on the Brain Especially when you’re listening to a favorite song It doesn’t matter if it’s Bach, the Beatles, Brad Paisley or Bruno Mars. Your favorite music likely triggers a similar type of activity in your brain as other people’s favorites do in theirs. That’s one of the things […]

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Something on a Stick Day

  March 28 is Something on a Stick Day. It is a day to have fun with your food and to celebrate delicious and easy-to-eat dishes on a stick. Red, White and Blue Popsicles These red-white-and-blue popsicles are great to make when fresh blueberries and raspberries are in season. Other fruit, such as chopped strawberries […]

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Spanish Paella Day

March 27 is Spanish Paella Day. Celebrate this unofficial holiday by cooking this rice and saffron dish. Paella is typically a Spanish rice dish that is thought to have originated in the Valencia region of Spain. This recipe twist replaces rice with cauliflower for a low-carbohydrate, healthy Paella. Cauliflower Rice Paella with Chicken and Seafood […]

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International Goof Off Day

March 22 is International Goof Off Day! International Goof Off Day is observed annually on March 22.   It is a day to relax, enjoy and goof off.  Do something fun and leave the work until tomorrow.  Everybody needs to take a break from time to time. It is often too easy to get involved in […]

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Hiking Footwear :: The Hiking Sandal

  Do Wear Hiking Sandals If you are hiking in a dry climate and on well-established paths that don’t have a lot of rocks. If you are hiking one-hour to one-day hikes and you are carrying a light day pack. If you are looking for a good shoe to wear around a campsite or during calmer portions of a […]

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Happy Sweet Potato Pi Day

Celebrated in countries that follow the month/day (m/dd) date format, because the digits in the date, March 14 or 3/14, are the first three digits of π (3.14), Pi Day was founded by Physicist Larry Shaw in 1988. Pi is represented by the lower case Greek letter, π, because it is the first letter of […]

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Five Things :: Diabetes and Cold Weather

Cold weather can be fun but can also make blood sugar control difficult Over the winter months people of all diabetes types tend to have higher HbA1c levels than during the warmer months. With snow, ice and frost all threatening, sugar levels can creep up whilst the temperature drops. 1) Keep testing your blood The cold […]

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Types of Hiking Boots

Hiking Sandal It may come as a bit of a surprise to some, but hiking sandals can be a great option for a casual hiker. Sandals are super lite, which means you aren’t going to expend as much energy moving your feet over the course of the hike. They are also perfect for water crossings […]

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