This Month’s Recipe: Holiday Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a staple of holiday get-togethers. And no wonder: they’re a delicious combination sugar and cinnamon cookies.   This holiday variation of the classic cookie was sent in by a reader in Oklahoma – and you and your loved ones going to love them. They’re made with festive holiday spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and peppermint and rolled in colored...
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5 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays on a Budget

The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy get-togethers with friends and family. But it can easy to go over-budget on gifts and holiday gatherings. Start a new holiday tradition with these budget tips to help avoid overspending. Check your inventory If you’re like most people, you have a closet full of wrapping paper, decorations, tableware, and holiday cards left over...
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How to Tell the Difference Between Muscle Soreness or Injury

A little bit of muscle soreness after a workout is your body’s natural reaction to exercise. In fact, a little bit of inflammation is part of how the body signals that it’s going to rebuild. Especially when you’re new to working out – even if the exercise is gentle yoga or moderate-paced walking – little tears in the muscles are how they grow back bigger and...
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Here’s Some Not-So-Sweet News: Sugar-Free Drinks Can Damage Your Teeth

It’s well known that sugar-filled sodas, sports drinks, and juices can be bad for your teeth. Now, a new study shows that although diet sodas have benefits like being a calorie-free alternative that can help with weight control and can also potentially benefit those who need to control their blood sugar levels, such as people with diabetes - sugar-free sodas share some of the great...
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