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Woman enjoying spring sunshine.Monday, March 9, 2015

The northern latitude of Seattle allows its residents to make vitamin D from sunshine for only eight months out of the year, but excess amounts are stored for use in the winter, so be sure to soak it up while you can.

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Nuts in a jar.Monday, March 2, 2015

You can save money and preserve the flavor of your nuts, oils and whole grains by keeping them cool.

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Compost bin in garden.Monday, February 23, 2015

It's easy to hand your compost over to Seattle's curbside pickup program, but why give away your valuable scraps when you can use them to add nutritents to your own garden?

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Washing hands in soapy water.Monday, February 16, 2015

Even though cold and flu are caused by a different type of virus, the symptoms can be similar.

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Heart Healthy HerbsWednesday, February 11, 2015

Celebrate American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day by learning more about these herbs that can help keep you heart healthy.

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Pregnant woman speaking with doctor in clinical setting.Monday, February 9, 2015

Annie Kennedy with the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations poses five questions to ask yourself and four not-so-great reasons when you're considering where to give birth.

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Miso paste in bowlMonday, February 9, 2015

Many people know miso primarily as a tasty Japanese soup. But miso’s flavor-enhancing properties make it a great everyday ingredient to use in soups, sauces, marinades, dressings and even sweets.

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Dark chocolate bar with nutsMonday, February 2, 2015

Choosing a chocolate bar can be overwhelming. There are so many options, so how do you know what to pick?

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Green tea in cupsMonday, January 26, 2015

Like a house, stable mood grows upward from a solid foundation.

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Feet running in sleetMonday, January 12, 2015

While winter narrows our options, there are still many ways to stay active and fit.

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