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Grace Foods That Help Combat Fat

Getting rid of fat by eating?  Sign me up!!  These foods do the work for you in your battle against the bulge.  They have been proven to melt lipids away.  Gotta love that!

Sometimes you feel like a nut!  Almonds have a high amount of alpha-linolenic acid, which speeds the metabolism of fats.  A study in the International Journal of Obesity found that by eating 3 ounces of almonds daily dieters dropped pounds and body-mass index by 18%.  Those that did not consume almonds as part of their diet only dropped 11%.  Add almonds to your salads or eat ...

Mark Jolley We Love Us Some Apps

Especially when they help us save money.  Or time.  Or both. Shopper is the No. 1 grocery app on iPhone, letting you create a shopping list and add to it anytime by typing in the name of what you need or by taking a photo of it.  Pretty awesome.  Even more awesome is that Shopper integrates weekly flyers from some of our favorite stores and lets you know when any coupons are available.  Shopper covers stores like Target, Best Buy, CVS, Lowes, AJ's Fine Foods, Albertson's, Giant Food, Nordstrom, Publix, Raley's, and more. Shopper iPhone App Icons
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Find healthy foods and ...

Grace H1N1 May Be Contagious for Longer Than We Think

Flu season appears to be in full swing already, with swine flu breakouts occurring in secondary schools and colleges. Worse still is the fact that the H1N1 may be contagious long after the fever subsides, according to the Associated Press.

Display of symptoms of Swine Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has offered many tips to help prevent the spread of the virus. But just how long do we need to quarantine ourselves if we come down with the dreaded flu?

How Long Are You Contagious?

At first, experts were advising the general public to stay home until the fever had broken. However, new ...

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