A Juicy, Fun Way To Take Your Vitamins

August 8, 2017 — Watermelon is a fun, nutritious way to make sure you don’t get dehydrated: it consists of 92% water! A two-cup serving of watermelon is an excellent source of vitamins A, B6 and C, and it provides 7% of the recommended daily value of potassium, with only 80 calories. Watermelon is fat-free and also contains fiber.... Read More

Healthy Living With Peaches

August 8, 2017 — Peaches are known to have originated from China, and then found their way to many other parts of the world. Peaches are a great source of carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A. Having peaches in your daily diet can help fight deadly diseases like cancer. They have a good amount of boron... Read More

Watermelon: An Ingredient For Skin Care

August 8, 2017 — Watermelon is widely used as massage oil, baby oil, facials, face creams, salt scrubs, shower, bath, as well as hair oil: Works as an Exfoliant – Mash a cup of watermelon chunks and then apply this paste on your face. Find a place to relax for 10 minutes. Rinse it later. It is a process... Read More

Walking Meditation: A Simple Way To Meditate Almost Any Time

August 8, 2017 — Most Westerners think of meditation as someone sitting down cross-legged with their eyes closed and probably chanting some kind of mantra over and over again, but that is only one of the ways that people can practice meditation. Meditating can also be performed standing up, lying down or walking. In walking meditation, the walking itself... Read More

Learning The Rewards Of Reading

August 8, 2017 — Learning The Rewards Of Reading What have you been reading lately? When was the last time you read a book? Are you an avid reader? In a group setting, you can usually tell who the avid readers are. Avid readers often win the admiration, respect, and good opinion of others. Reading expands the mind. Many... Read More

Red, White and Blue Cheesecake

July 7, 2017 — Celebrate National Cheesecake Day on July 30! Ingredients: Crust: 28 chocolate wafers 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted Filling: 32 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 5 large eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon... Read More

Three Ways To Drink More Water

July 7, 2017 — Water does wonders for your body and your brain. Water is known to cleanse your body of harmful chemicals through your intestines and also throughout your urine tract. Without proper water intake, our bodies break down very quickly, in a matter of days. Without food, however, some people can live for a week or two.... Read More

A Brief History of Cheesecake

July 7, 2017 — You’d have to search back pretty far to find a time when the Earth was without cheesecake. In fact, back in 776 BC, the Greeks are said to have served cheesecake to the athletes at the first Olympic games. The Romans soon caught on and spread the divine taste of cheesecake throughout Europe. From there... Read More

Preparing The Perfect Frank: July 19 is National Hot Dog Day

July 7, 2017 — Let’s be frank: Americans love hot dogs. In the U.S., people eat 70 franks on average each year. Although consumers do “relish” their dogs at certain events—baseball games, barbecues, and picnics—hot dogs are also a favorite dinnertime meal for families or a quick convenient snack on the go. Quite simply, hot dogs are a staple... Read More

Look and Feel Cool in Warm Weather

July 7, 2017 — The heat of the summer sun can make you uncomfortable. Here are some helpful tips to dress cool and feel cool in warm summer weather. Select natural fiber fabrics like linen and cotton as these fabrics are good at moisture absorption and are breathable. Avoid fabrics that trap heat, such as polyester and nylon. Avoid... Read More