Dill pickles, baking soda, fall frost, is celery healthful?

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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And from the hot field's farthest edge
The cricket's soft refrain
With mellow accent tells the tale
That August's here again

–Helen Maria Winslow (1851–1938)

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Predicting the Weather With Plants
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The Biggest Danger In Your Diet (Not What You Think)

What if I said a good portion of your weight gain, brain fog, and digestive issues may stem from a SINGLE vegetable you eat? We now know of at least one so-called “health food” that could be wreaking havoc on your insides (and your results). What’s worse, it’s probably in your kitchen right now! Dr. Steven Gundry, is pulling back the curtain on exactly what it is: ==> This Vegetable Could Be The #1 Danger In Your Diet.

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The Best Uses for Baking Soda
The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Bicarbonate of soda—commonly known as “baking soda”—is a wonderful household product for much more than baking! From removing stains to cleaning teeth to even getting rid of your sweet tooth, see some of the best uses for baking soda.
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Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk as a high-powered health food. Yet, it is!
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