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8 Aug

A Cranky Crab Confesses: Yes, I Use Splenda!

A Letter from Crabby McSlacker

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Crabby McSlacker, who hosts Cranky Fitness, is a great admirer of Mark’s Daily Apple. There is so much nutritional information, so much sensible advice, so much to learn here! And she finds herself strangely drawn to the Fuming Fuji, who seems so adorable even when raging, raving, and ranting.

And yet, as much as she admires this site and all its bright and engaged and healthy readers… Crabby admits that she is sometimes afraid to visit. She arrives and leaves again shaking her head, muttering to herself in amazement.

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8 Aug

Grow Your Own Loofah!

It doesn’t get any more natural than this! Groovy Green has the earth-friendly scoop on how to make your own bath sponge. Exfoliation is thine…

Nope, it’s not a cucumber, it’s a loofah (also spelled luffa):

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8 Aug

A Few Primal Musings

A few more “primal” odds and ends that have popped up. I welcome your thoughts on any and all.

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7 Aug

When Do Foods Really Go Bad?

Ever wondered how long certain foods – dairy and eggs, for example – really last? What does the “sell by” date really mean? How long should leftovers be…left over? You asked, we’re answering!

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7 Aug

The Fattest States

Our pals at CalorieLab have published their annual ranking of the heftiest states. All right, all you Colorado people, what’s the secret? Mississippi is once again the “winner” for most obese, and California remains unchanged.

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