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What to Do About Menopausal Belly Fat?

belly fatDuring menopause, there is a distinctive reduction in estrogen and an advanced rise in testosterone. This heightened testosterone level results in an escalation of visceral fat, which most know as belly fat. Menopausal related belly fat is something that cannot be naturally prevented. However, if you eat a nutritious diet and include daily exercises as well try to reduce your stress, you can slow down the progress of belly fat, which can result in diabetes and heart disease.

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Banana Beauty Benefits

bananaWhat kind of benefits does banana bring to your skin.It is not a well-known fact but banana brings a lot of benefits to your health. Of course, eating bananas is very useful, especially when you take it in as a food. But if you try to apply it on your skin and hair then it will help you to get rid of a great number of problems with skin that may take place.

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Handmade Baskets and Their Beginning

basketBaskets add a piece of history as well as decor to our homes going back in time when objects were handmade out of necessity rather than for a hobby. They were used in the home to hold things like potatoes, onions, flowers and to carry eggs. Again we are finding out that baskets are practical, space saving for storage and attractive. They can add an extra splash of color to any room.

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5 Plants You Can Grow From Leftover Vegetables

garlicSeeds aren’t the only way to grow plants. There are plenty of leftover vegetables that can also be used to grow new ones. In this article, we have a look at five of these vegetables. Some of them only take a few weeks to grow while others can take a few years. Learn the methods of getting these leftover vegetables to grow into healthy plants.

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Make Your Own Citronella Candles

candleNeed a cost effective way to get rid of mosquitoes? Try making your own citronella candles and eliminate mosquitoes while providing a romantic, outdoor setting. Making citronella candles is easy and can cost as little as $0.25 per candle. Follow this step-by-step guide and make your own candles at home in less.

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Healthy Lunch Boxes for Children, School Lunch Ideas

snacksLunch and Love in a boxEver since her two year old son got enrolled into a pre school, my next door neighbor Neeta has been complaining about his eating habits. For her, packing a lunch for him is turning into a horror. Everyday when he would return with his unfinished lunch, sometimes untouched too, she would feel a failure. No amount of threats, cajoling is helping her. She is always wondering as to why her son is discarding everything like trash when she is putting so much effort into the preparation of his lunch. Here are some of the tips which if followed, can ensure that your child definitely enjoys his lunch.

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Backyard Aquaponics and How Does it Work

ducksBackyard Aquaponics is a combination of the aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics(growing soilless plants) system that mutually benefits both environments. Aquaponics does not use any chemicals and requires only 1/10 of the water that would be needed to grow plants in the garden or field. It also only needs a fraction of the water that is used for fish culture (aquaculture).