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Does Eating Salty Foods Make You Retain Water?

Does Eating Salty Foods Make You Retain Water?

Eating salty food does indeed cause your body to retain water. Ordinary table salt--sodium chloride (NaCl)--contains electrolytes naturally found in the human bloodstream. Electrolytes carry messages throughout the body in the form of electrical impulses. However, electrolyte levels normally remain
Low Calorie Mini Pizzas

Low Calorie Mini Pizzas

If you don't have the time to make a spectacular pizza dough, simply use english muffins for a quick, easy pizza dinner.
Chinese Food Combining: Do' s And Don'ts

Chinese Food Combining: Do' s And Don'ts

Synergy has served us well historically: John + Paul = Beatles, gin + vermouth = martini. Beyond human and chemical synergism, however, the Chinese have long known that the effects of different foods eaten together can be greater than the sum of their ingredients, for good and ill. So forthwith,a qu
Blueberry Fruit Smoothies

Blueberry Fruit Smoothies

These blueberry fruit smoothies are made with unsweetened blueberries, pineapple and lemon yogurt for a refreshing smoothie treat everyone will love.
Yukon Gold Potato Cooking Tips and Hints

Yukon Gold Potato Cooking Tips and Hints

Learn how to make fat-free gold potato fries and more cooking tips.
Lose Weight with only Drinking Water

Lose Weight with only Drinking Water

Diet by only drinking water is believed to be the best way to lose weight quickly while removing toxins from the body. So, how can we do a diet with water?
Vegan Tofu Manicotti Recipe (Large Stuffed Noodles)

Vegan Tofu Manicotti Recipe (Large Stuffed Noodles)

Don't tell them the filling in this manicotti recipe isn't ricotta and chances are they'll never even suspect that it's tofu! This manicotti recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.
How to Store Celery

How to Store Celery

Some plants in the celery family (apium graveolens), have been consumed by humans for hundreds of years. Popular in healthy diets, due to its high percentage of bulk fiber and its low calorie count, celery is also a delicious and nutritious vegetable. Whether you purchase celery in bulk or you have
A Busy Day Slow Cooker Pot Roast Meal

A Busy Day Slow Cooker Pot Roast Meal

This simple pot roast meal is the perfect meal for a busy day. The dish takes just minutes to put together in the slow cooker, leaving you free the rest of the day.
About Vanilla Ice Cream

About Vanilla Ice Cream

Vanilla ice cream is one of America's favorite refreshments. It serves as a tonic for hot summer days and soothes sore throats in the winter. Vanilla ice cream has evolved over the years, but the ice cream eaten today is rather young. Vanilla ice cream sells more than any other flavored refreshment
Tandoori-Style Chicken Breasts Recipe

Tandoori-Style Chicken Breasts Recipe

These grilled chicken breasts are marinated in a flavorful buttermilk and spice mixture then placed on the grill. Reserve the marinade and brush on during the first half of cooking.
Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto is a rich and flavorful recipe made with two varieties of fungi and lots of butter and cheese.
Betty Crocker Coupon - Free Printable Betty Crocker Coupons

Betty Crocker Coupon - Free Printable Betty Crocker Coupons

Save money easily by using printable coupons and getting your Betty Crocker Coupon to take to the grocery store.
How To Start Cooking Successfully.

How To Start Cooking Successfully.

Cooking is not magic. It is either art or science depending on what suits you best. If you are creative and/or artistic, then cookery can be an art.
The Top 10 Most Popular French Recipes

The Top 10 Most Popular French Recipes

Despite new trends, hype and marketing, tradition has never been stronger. In France, good food still means authentic cooking by using natural products from diverse regions. This is how we celebrate h
Diabetics Do Have Choices - Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie or Peanut Pork Chops

Diabetics Do Have Choices - Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie or Peanut Pork Chops

Being diagnosed as diabetic does not have to be the end of a varied menu. You are not limited to a minimum number of dishes and can continue to enjoy yummy meals. This article contains a choice of rec
Alternative Ways to Cleanse the Liver

Alternative Ways to Cleanse the Liver

Liver cleansing is becoming increasingly popular as a way to detoxify the body and promote stable health. From natural dandelion extract to complicated powder compounds, there are multiple alternative strategies to accomplish an effective cleanse.
How do I Make Veggie Trays for a Large Group?

How do I Make Veggie Trays for a Large Group?

Raw vegetable trays are usually prepared as an appetizer, before a sit-down meal or buffet. Plan on six to seven pieces of vegetables, per person, per hour. It's best to err on the side of too much rather than not enough, so add a little extra. Each tray should have a good variation of vegetables to
Conjugated Linoleic Acid Benefits

Conjugated Linoleic Acid Benefits

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) is a fatty acid produced naturally in beef, sheep and dairy fats. Humans can't manufacture CLA, so we have to supplement with CLA capsules or increase our intake of grass-fed beef and dairy products to get the health benefits of CLA.
Fast and Easy Buttermilk Dressing

Fast and Easy Buttermilk Dressing

This quick and easy buttermilk dressing is a delicious combination of buttermilk and mayonnaise, along with a few dried herbs and seasonings.