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My RSS feed is packed so full that I sit down around 7 each morning to crack open, and it's usually approaching 9 before I'm moving on. When I'm more pressed for time, I skip most of them and sail through my top 15 or so feeds - and one of those is Lilli Hingee's
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Does the alkaline diet help prevent osteoporosis? Many claims have been made for the alkaline diet, but not all of them are supported by sound scientific research. Osteoporosis is different. Several studies have supported the claim that an acidifying diet promotes osteoporosis, and that conversely, an alkaline diet can help to prevent this devastating condition.
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Real Women Have Curves, from Tia Bailey

This image struck me the minute I saw it. Soft, brave, beautiful, elegant. Everything we know deep down that we are, but are often too shy to capture publicly. Tia is considering starting a series of these. We hope she does, and if you agree, go on
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Many of us have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. We here at FGG are thrilled to have the opportunity to get to know our community of new friends, and we hope you're having as much fun as we are! As the year comes to a close and we take stock of
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Snowshoes by m.prinke

Today's guide comes with a little homework. Don't worry! It's not too painful--just a little (ahem) warm-up reading. Our Guide to Cold Weather Hiking covers how to dress warmly and stay dry and be safe while moving your bod outdoors during winter, and we list some retailers
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We are thrilled to introduce our newest columnist, Charlie O'Hay, who will be writing from a guy's point of view each month starting in January.

Charlie is a published poet whose work has appeared in over 100 literary magazines, including Gargoyle, The New York Quarterly, and West Branch. He was awarded a fellowship in poetry and
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"I recently heard that coffee stores fat. Please say it isn't so! I'm not ready to surrender my morning latte!"

We consulted registered dietitian Joanne Larsen of Ask the Dietitian for the straight scoop on the link between java and fat. "Plain coffee does nothing to store fat," she says. "What causes people to
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I plan my family's weekly menus before grocery shopping for a variety of reasons: efficiency, health, budgeting, and, well, I'm kind of a nerd and I enjoy it. Knowing what I'm buying before I shop also keeps impulse buys at bay, but last week, I made an exception.

When I spotted the words "Mediterranean
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Want Coffee? by Trinaaj

Who, us? Absolutely! We loved the this image, and not just because of our Pavlovian response to invitations involving coffee. How's this for a cool idea: when Trina (above) moved back to Adelaide, South Australia, she decided to call one person a week to meet with her for
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One of the questions that I get about the alkaline diet is exactly how alkaline do you want to be. Does the alkaline diet mean that you need to eliminate all acidifying foods in order to make your body as alkaline as possible? The answer is no.

By themselves, acid and alkaline are neither harmful
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