Accidentally Ingest Gluten? Try These Natural Remedies!


Accidents happen!

When you have a food allergy, having a backup plan for when the inevitable mistake happens is important. When you have an allergy to gluten, accidentally ingesting it is the opposite of fun. Maybe your order at a restaurant was mixed up in the kitchen, or a few crumbs were missed on the counter you prepared your food on. Either way, stomach aches, rashes and other allergic reactions to gluten are not pleasant.

So what can you do at home to make yourself feel better? Try these 4 natural remedies next time gluten accidentally finds its way into your system!

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NYC’s New Law to Help Curb Cigarette Addiction


This past Tuesday, November 19th, New York City made a huge step towards a decline in cigarette addiction by becoming the first major city in the U.S. to increase the legal tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21.

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Butternut Squash Soup: A Delicious AND Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizer!


As Thanksgiving approaches, so too does the planning on who will be bringing along what classic dish to dinner. If you happen to get appetizer duty this year, why not consider making butternut squash soup–a dish that’s not only mouthwateringly delicious, but also nutritious!

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Blood Pressure: The Highs and Lows


Think of your blood pressure as the push and pull that brings your blood throughout your body, carrying oxygen and other important nutrients to your cells and organs. It is vital in order for you to keep on living, and your doctor or nurse will check your blood pressure with a stethoscope and the velcroe pump he or she wraps around your arm, known as an asphygmomanometer.

But what is blood pressure?

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Why Researchers Have High Hopes for Vitamin D


Imagine a world where one vitamin could help build stronger bones and prevent diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease and depression. A seemingly too-good-to-be-true, once-a-day vitamin that even went so far as to help in weight loss.

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Keep Nice & Warm This Winter With Vegetarian Magical Minestrone!


Can you believe it’s November already? The weather’s getting colder, and there’s nothing better to kick the chill from your body than a nice steaming cup of your favorite soup!

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Have You Met Iggy?


Hey there! The doc calls me Iggy, and I’m a peptide hormone that lives in your pancreas, also known as insulin!

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What Happens When I Lose My Voice?


A night of, say, excited yelling at a concert, or maybe speaking too much, or perhaps coughing or being sick, will usually result in “losing your voice.” What’s happening when you find yourself feeling hoarse is the same as when you feel a sore muscle–the overuse of that muscle has caused inflammation and tiredness.

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Slow Cooked Pulled Buffalo Chicken


Ah, chicken… I like to think of it as one of the world’s most versatile dishes. I mean, what can’t you do with it? If it seems like you’re running out of ideas for chicken dishes to keep the family happy, here’s one of my all-time favorites. It’s easy, delicious, and you can easily make enough for dinner and leftovers for the rest of the week!

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