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By: rjeter

Serving:  6  Blackberries –  10 ounces (frozen) Blueberries –  1 cup (fresh) Blueberry pomegranate juice – 3 cups Ice – 2 cups Blueberry yogurt – 6 ounces Lemon  juice (fresh)  – 2 tbsp. Agave syrup – 2 tbsp. Wheat germ – 2 tbsp. Combine, cover and blend until smooth.

By: rjeter

Cook fresh corn on the cob in microwave (see times below) with husks and silk intact. They will cook in their own natural moisture. Place on dampened paper towel. Turn ears over and rearrange after 1/2 cooking time. When ears are hot to the touch, remove and wrap in kitchen towel or foil. Let stand at least 5 minutes. Remove…

By: rjeter

# 1. Don’t skip breakfast. You’re busy in the morning. It’s tempting to save on those calories by skipping the first meal of the day. But if you don’t “break the fast” after going without food all night, your body goes into starvation mode, slowing your metabolism. That means the next meal you eat will burn off more slowly.  #…

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Many people consider themselves “techies” because they own many of the latest gadgets, such as smartphones and tablets. What separates a true techie from pretenders is whether technology is used primarily as tools or toys. A tool makes your life more productive, while a mere toy is something you enjoy doing. It is not enough to own the gadget; the…

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First, know your body type. Your shape––where you naturally distribute weight––determines which swimsuit will look best on you. Measure your hips at the widest point, waist at the smallest point, and bust at the fullest point.  Here are suggested interpretations of your body shape: Pear shape: Your hips are significantly wider than both your waist and bust. Apple shape: Your…

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One of the great things about working-out … in is the privacy.  This time is just for you, and you deserve it. Remember to warm-up and cool down the body for 5-10 minutes.  You can simply do this by marching in place. End your workout by stretching. Here are a few isometric (one set of muscles in opposition to another…

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Every year people make New Year resolutions to stop doing things.  Stop eating certain foods,      stop lying around the house, etc. But how long do we stick with the new resolutions?   Not long.  Maybe because many resolutions involve trying to do things that are not enjoyable or making many changes too fast which can be intense.  For example, we try…

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  Many of us have fond memories of fun with at least one yo-yo.  This wonder on a string would go up and down… up and down!  It was great to watch.  The giggles, evoked, were great to hear!  Not so, however with the yo-yo cycle, referencing the losing and regaining of the weight lost, often with additional poundage. Not…

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    Reflexology is a principal based science that states there are reflexes in the feet, hands and face that correspond directly to glands, organs, and other parts of the body.  It has roots in the old world such as China, Japan, Russia, and Egypt. In China, the early physicians used acupressure and reflexology to heal the body. Reflexology is…

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No literally, go take a hike!  Hiking is a great form of exercise, and it can be done year round.  It can be especially refreshing around the metropolitan region because of the seasonal changes.  With a little preparation, you can enjoy the beauty of autumn or of a cold winter wonderland.  Since there are not many people around in the…