Flavoring Olive Oil
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Flavoring Olive Oil

Olive oil has been in use for thousands of years. Of course, one of its most common and maybe most satisfying uses is in cooking. It has also been popularized as being healthier than other types of cooking oil. Olive oil comes in different forms: extra-virgin, virgin, refined, and pure olive oil. The different types…

Will Oatmeal Make You Fat?
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Will Oatmeal Make You Fat?

Do an internet search and you will find oatmeal listed as one of the most healthy foods known to man. It has been sitting high on a health pedestal for a long time. Health buffs have been putting this common breakfast option at the top of lists for a long time. You may also be…

Do Cucumbers Cause Gas?
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Do Cucumbers Cause Gas?

Who doesn’t love eating cucumbers! They are juicy, crunchy, nutritious, refreshing, and perhaps tasty. One can eat them in various ways: raw, in a veggie salad, or even as garnishing in a meal. But even with all the pros that come with eating cucumbers, there’s one con that can be a problem, gas. Do cucumbers…

Is It Ok to Eat Carrots Every Day?
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Is It Ok to Eat Carrots Every Day?

Carrots contain a host of vitamins and minerals that are good for your health. With a nutrient like beta carotene in abundance, it’s no surprise how healthy carrots are. With all the benefits and nutrients in carrots, one could wonder is it okay to eat carrots every day? You can eat carrots regularly, but eating…

Lebanese Warm Lentils
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Lebanese Warm Lentils

Lentils, Lens culinaris or Lens esculenta, are edible leguminous lens-shaped seeds. The seeds grow in pods with two seeds in each pod. I have always enjoyed them in soup and, funny enough, they can often be found in some soup recipes which is how I first discovered them. Lentils are rich in fiber and proteins…

Kiwi Tomatillo Salsa Verde
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Kiwi Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Kiwi Tomatillo Salsa Verde is made with kiwi, tomatillos, onion, lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño peppers and a little sugar and salt. Tomatillos are tiny, round fruits which resemble small tomatoes whose outer covering is papery. They are grouped into the nightshade family together with tomatoes. Tomatillos are usually green in colour but can ripen and…

11 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Software Engineers
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11 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Software Engineers

Being a software engineer can take its toll on your health, and unhealthiness is not something you can debug. The long hours with computers, the sleeplessness nights, and the lack of physical activity will be of no good to your body in the long run. We cannot stress how much the world needs software engineers….

7 Reasons Why It Is Hard to Eat Healthy
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7 Reasons Why It Is Hard to Eat Healthy

For many of us, a conversation about eating healthy is usually awkward. Eating healthy is a good thing no doubt but we just never seem to do it. It would seem like switching from an unhealthy diet to a healthy diet should be very easy but it’s really not. We’ll go out on a limb…