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Cooking in Peace: How to Temporarily Disable Your Smoke Alarm

Cooking in Peace: How to Temporarily Disable Your Smoke Alarm

When was the last time you almost jumped out of your skin because your fire alarm went off while you were cooking or in the shower? If you have a DIY alarm system, its no big deal. But one difference in using DIY vs professional alarm systems is that if you are using a professional system, a false alarm may mean a call from the Customer Monitoring Center. If you do not answer, the fire department will show up, which can be embarrassing. So how do you prevent this? 1. Remove the Battery Removing the battery and putting it back...

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5 Unexpected Benefits of Healthy Eating

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5 Unexpected Benefits of Healthy Eating

The term "diet" has become almost inextricably linked to the idea of losing weight. While weight maintenance and even weight loss are in fact two of the perks of eating a healthy diet, they are far from the only benefit. In fact, it’s much better to focus on a healthy eating plan that brings about benefit in a number of different areas. Aside from weight loss, here are 5 unexpected benefits that come from eating healthy. 1. Improved Mood It turns out that our "moods" are actually created by neurotransmitters in our brain that have to be produced. The building...

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How to Supplement Your Diet for a First-time Pregnancy

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How to Supplement Your Diet for a First-time Pregnancy

If you are pregnant for the first time, you’re probably already being inundated with health tips and advice. You’re probably learning a lot about food and nutrition that will help your baby. It is important to learn how to supplement your daily diet, so your baby is born healthier. Consuming a nutritious diet while you are pregnant will also help to protect your health, so you won’t develop anemia or lose bone density. Supplement your diet with these foods, vitamins, and minerals for a healthier, happier pregnancy.    Calcium-rich Dairy Products Try to consume more calcium-rich dairy products such as...

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How Can I Prevent a Disaster in My Kitchen?

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How Can I Prevent a Disaster in My Kitchen?

The kitchen is among the most used rooms in the house. It is probably the one that has the highest number of electrical appliances ranging from refrigerators and cookers to mixers and kettles. The versatility of the kitchen exposes it to various risks that can cause severe damage to your property and lead to losses. Therefore, it is critical to take measures in place to prevent kitchen disasters and protect your hard-earned investments. Here are some of the top tips that you can follow. Be Aware of Your Sink If you have ever had a plumbing emergency, you know how...

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How to Get More Veggies in Your Diet This Winter

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How to Get More Veggies in Your Diet This Winter

Sure, the weather is cold, the leaves have fallen, and the ground is frozen. But you don't have to sacrifice your eating habits to canned vegetables and under-ripe fruits. Getting fresh, healthy, delectable food is just as possible now as it is the rest of the year. You just have to know what veggies to look for. Here are some tips to get healthy, whole foods back in your diet even when most food isn’t in season.   Brussels Sprouts Remember being a kid and not wanting to eat your Brussel sprouts? And then you grew up and realized how...

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