Archive for November, 2014

Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

Trends in Cooking – Dehydrating

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

As we begin to see innovative restaurateurs expanding their menus to include the likes of dehydrated foods, many consumers may not be aware of what dehydrating is, how it’s done or why it is a useful aspect of cooking and preserving. From intensifying flavors to prolonging the use of out-of-season fruits and vegetables, dehydrating is an […]

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More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

More Squash, Less Bacon: Calculating Your Real-Life Heart Risk

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Cardiovascular risk calculators usually expect you to know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers. I have enough trouble remembering my email password. So this new calculator from the Harvard School of Public Health may be a boon for people like me. It’s designed to more accurately gauge risk for people who are in their 40s […]

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Richest Generation In History: Silent

Richest Generation In History: Silent

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

When he and his wife married in 1959, they lived in Texas and saved 10 percent of every paycheck. Thanks to well-timed equity and property investments, the 81-year-old now lives a much different life than the elderly he knew as a child. “We just invested the money very wisely, some in markets and some in […]

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Increasing Your Brain Storage

Increasing Your Brain Storage

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Their research has identified a molecule that puts a brake on brain processing and when removed, brain function and memory recall is improved. […]

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Avoiding Problems When Retiring Overseas

Avoiding Problems When Retiring Overseas

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Tens of thousands of Americans have chosen to move to other countries in retirement and most have had pleasant experiences, often living happily in gorgeous tropical or European locations.  The people who have had the most success are those who took the time to do thorough research and careful financial planning. Recently I wrote a […]

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Is Your Aging Parent Safe To Drive – How To Know

Is Your Aging Parent Safe To Drive – How To Know

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

If you suspect an elderly parent isn’t driving as well as he used to, there are actions you can take to help. Some older people can drive safely in their 80s and even early 90s, but many seniors develop hearing, vision and other problems that impair their ability to drive safely. Loss of the ability to […]

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Warren Buffett Stocks to Hold Forever

Warren Buffett Stocks to Hold Forever

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.” — Warren Buffett, letter to shareholders, 1988 Warren Buffett is arguably the most successful investor ever, and his investment philosophy is quite straightforward: buying high-quality companies and holding them for the long term, ideally forever. Because of Buffett’s successful […]

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Veterans Day: 6 Financial Tips From Military Experts to Service Members

Veterans Day: 6 Financial Tips From Military Experts to Service Members

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Veterans Day: 6 Financial Tips From Military Experts to Service Members The men and women in our armed forces face challenges every day, even after returning from their respective tours of duty. And while nothing can truly compare to the challenges confronted by soldiers, sailors and airmen in the face of combat, integrating oneself back […]

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Surrendering To Joy

Surrendering To Joy

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Surrendering To Joy On an August night in San Francisco, a 22-year-old named Teal collapsed from a sudden, unexplainable cardiac arrest. Six days later she died, but not before a spiritual unfolding began that changed the life of her mother forever. These essays – each one a personal touch into the divine – chart her […]

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Alzheimer – A Personal Story

Alzheimer – A Personal Story

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Inside The Mind of Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is one of the most dreaded diseases that usually come with old age. It not only hampers your ability to recall memories, but it also severs the connection between you and your family, which can be mentally devastating for both parties. No stranger to this disease is Greg O’ […]

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Too Much Milk Cause Brittle Bones?

Too Much Milk Cause Brittle Bones?

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

If you drink milk to keep your bones strong, there’s good logic in it. Milk and dairy products are concentrated calcium sources, and we know calcium fortifies bones and prevents osteoporosis. However, a recent study suggests that while some milk may be good, more is not better. In fact, too much milk may be bad […]

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Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

Diet Foods That Kill Your Diet

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Have your efforts at dieting sapped your energy without moving the scale at all? That can happen when you follow claims and promises made by diet food manufacturers rather than sound nutrition principles. Sticking to reasonable portion sizes and filling up with healthy food are always preferable to relying on diet foods. If you want […]

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Becoming Digitally Savvy To Scammers

Becoming Digitally Savvy To Scammers

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

              Computer users of any age can fall prey to scams. Unfortunately, there are cyber-criminals who target the unwary. Scams include developing fake websites or using a telephone ruse to gain access to data that they can exploit to open fraudulent lines of credit or steal money from accounts. […]

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Nourishing Memory and Brain Function

Nourishing Memory and Brain Function

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Some Food for Thought to Nourish Memory and Brain Function By Peggy Buchanan, director of fitness at Vista del Monte in Santa Barbara CA, a Front Porch community November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, five million Americans live with the disease with that number expected to triple by 2050. But the […]

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Cannabis In the Voting Booth

Cannabis In the Voting Booth

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Times have surely changed over the past decade, and marijuana’s perception among the public is only gaining steam. In just a matter of days, voters will go to the polls in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C., to decide whether or not to approve marijuana for recreational use, while Floridians will weigh in on whether it […]

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Blast of Green Deep Sleep

Blast of Green Deep Sleep

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Mimi Blast of Green Deep Sleep 50% Collard Greens 1/2 Avocado 1 Carrot, peeled 1 Tomato 1 Lemond, peeled 1 Tsp Spirulina 1 Pince of Sea Salt Water: Top with water and ready to blast

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Mimi’s Luscious Anti-Acid Reflux Soup

Mimi’s Luscious Anti-Acid Reflux Soup

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Mimi Mimi’s Spinach Soup is great for acid reflux sufferers.  Acid reflux is usually managed through medication and diet change. Patients should avoid overeating and foods that produce a great deal of stomach acid, such as deep-fried foods. Mild symptoms can be treated with antacids (such as Tums(TM)), or foaming agents that protect the […]

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