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  • 12 foods that naturally whiten your teeth

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    strawberries whiten teeth

    Don’t let the red color fool you. Malic acid, a chief component of strawberries, acts as a natural astringent to remove surface tooth discoloration, says Dr. Irwin Smigel, president of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics. No matter how you eat ’em — in salads, desserts, cereal — you’ll be whitening your smile in the process. You can even mash one up and put it on your toothbrush.

  • 9 warm cocktails to sip in cold weather


    As the mercury drops, we need all the warm comfort we can find. So why not use some of that ample indoor time to craft an adequate drink?

    Here are few hot and boozy options worth imbibing.


    This classic warmer features all the pleasant winter spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and dark brown sugar. What seals the deal, though, is the generous helping of dark rum and the half stick of butter. This recipe should get the blood flowing.

  • Top 7 medical marvels to stop your partner snoring


    More medicine is blessed with cures and treatments that were once considered pure science fiction.

    Computerised scanners that can ‘see’ inside the body, robots that perform intricate surgery and man-made implants to replace worn out body parts are commonplace in contemporary health services. And now there are a range of high-tech devices that can monitor your health in the comfort of your own home. New technologies are excellent for encouraging patients to take an interest in their own health. They can be beneficial for patients with chronic conditions.

  • America’s 7 favorite diets and which one is Best for you


    It was an eating plan created specifically to prevent and lower high blood pressure. But according to a panel of health experts, it has become so much more.

    The DASH diet is overwhelmingly America’s favorite eating regime, taking the number one slot in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of diets by nutrition and fitness experts. Always a popular choice among dieters, this is the seventh year in a row DASH has taken the top spot as it encourages whole grains, produce and lean protein while recommending modest portions of fats and sweets.

  • 6 skin conditions that look like acne but aren’t

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    How many times have you woken up, looked in the mirror and thought, “What invaded my face overnight?”

    In a desperate attempt to erase any signs of the annoying red spots, you immediately reach for the fast-acting acne treatment and start rubbing away, only to be disappointed when that strange-looking pimple or rash is still staring back at you the next day.

  • 6 bizarre sharks living in the very deep ocean


    Whether or not they deserve their notorious reputation, sharks are a common source of fear. But beachgoers shouldn’t worry about coming face-to-face with these spooky specimens—they all dwell at least 1000 feet below the ocean’s surface. From ghost sharks to goblin sharks, we’re here to shed light on the mysterious lives of these deep sea creatures.

  • 6 Hangover remedies you didn’t know existed


    Hangovers tend to get worse as you get older because your body simply doesn’t metabolize your alcohol of choice as quickly. The longer said alcohol stays in your body, the more you’ll wish you weren’t in your body the next morning.

    That being said, there are many ways to quell the hangover demons, namely the nausea, tiredness and pounding headache. While the most common (and some might argue effective) hangover cure-all is aspirin and coffee, there are plenty of natural, nonstimulant cures that are thought to work.

  • 5 terrible diet tips to stop using right now


    When it comes to dieting, it seems like everyone from your mom to your friends—even celebrities and fad-diet book authors—have an opinion on how to do it right. It’s one of the most crowded self-help spaces, and can be difficult to suss out the good advice from the just plain wrong. Of course you’ve heard that you should eat lots of fruits and veggies and whole foods, and not overdo it on caffeine, sugar, refined carbs, and alcohol. That stuff is basic. What we wanted to know are the top diet myths that are still out there that experts wish more people knew the truth about.

  • How to Sew: 6 basic hand stitches

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    Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent today as they have ever been. This tutorial provides the step-by-step process to implement a variety of the six most common basic hand stitches. You’ll not only learn how to sew the stitches, but you’ll also learn when and where to use them.


    DIY Level: Beginner to Intermediate


  • 30 simple makeup ideas worth trying right now


    In a season filled with metallic smoky eyes, dramatic contour, and surprising-to-no-one red lips, sometimes you want to get out the door without having to fumble with glitter or false lashes or complicated holiday-themed lip art for once. And while yes, nobody’s stopping you from embracing the whole no-makeup-makeup thing, it’s not a sin to want something to punch up your look just a little bit, as some would say.

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