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I just got this in my email  from Bio-trust Nutrtion  News to me as well

Did you know that refrigeration can actually cause certain foods to spoil faster?  It's true.  In fact, here are 7 foods that you'll never find in my refrigerator (mostly because I store them somewhere else):

1. Bananas - Storing bananas in the refrigerator can actually disrupt the ripening process.  In fact, once refrigerated, a banana may never be able to resume the ripening process even if returned to room temperature.  Just think of how devastating that is for the banana :(

2. Sweet Potatoes - When exposed to cold temperatures, starches found in potatoes will turn to sugar, disrupting their flavor and texture, not to mention increasing their sugar content. If you prefer tasteless potatoes that cause weight gain, however, please refrigerate.

3. Tomatoes - Ever had a really amazing tomato right out of the fridge?  Me either.  Tomatoes actually lose their flavor and become mushy when refrigerated.  Yumn't.

4. Apples - Same as above, apples lose their texture and flavor when refrigerated.  Instead, place an apple in the fridge about 30 mins before eating if you prefer your apples cold.  That's what I always do anyway.

5. Onions - If you love soggy onions while also causing the rest of your food to taste and smell like onions, then you'll definitely want to refrigerate your onions immediately.  Otherwise, try storing them in a paper bag (within a cool, dark cabinet) for maximum shelf-life.

6.  Avocados - Much like the banana, refrigeration shuts down an avocado's ripening enzymes.  If you want guacamole next month, this may be OK, but if you're like me, you probably want guacamole today.

7. Coffee - Contrary to popular belief, coffee is best stored at room temperature to allow the natural oils within the coffee bean to activate its pungent aromatic scent.  My brother Big Jim, who savagely loves all things coffee, let me in on this little secret.  On the flip side, refrigeration can actually cause coffee to absorb odors from other foods in your fridge.  Onion flavored coffee anyone?  Don't make that mistake twice guys...
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I have onions I need to Probably throw out  because I don't use them on a regular basis and they were given to me 
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LIsten to the words carefully Struggling with our day to day challenges make us holistically stronger meaning enhancing our strength in mind body and spirit , I have begun to tap that resource or have acknowledged that I have it and have been working on becoming stronger  for many years. Never assume it will be or should be easy . Take challenges as they come because it is worth in the end. 
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+Keith Old Good luck with and God bless I am a prostate cancer survivor and I am due for a check up soon "fingers crossed" take care Keith 
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Five Northeastern student-researchers have retrofitted a rowing machine with an ingenious device, allowing people with paraplegia to exercise without the aid of a trainer.
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great  idea  there was a exhibit here in Cleveland that was using real cadavers to display the various body organ systems , This came in handy when I was taking online kinesiology and A and P classes.
Lasell College in Newton recently acquired a SynDaver, a synthetic cadaver that made an appearance on ABC's Shark Tank.
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Beautiful day on the lake 
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you got your camera up and running!!! Great pic!
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Love the title of this artilcle  the people that he refers to is present in both our private and professional lives  Know any?
It was about one week into my new job and my boss, who had just returned from a short vacation, called me in to discuss my performance on my first assignment.  As part of my hiring process, he had shown me a presentation created by a previous employee and asked me how I would improve it.  I gave him my suggestions, and since I had been hired, I assumed it was what he was looking for.  So, when I was handed the same presentation as my first assign...
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Use to be one of my favorite exercises  and donkey calf raises  Have any remember them from old school 
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beware Mac users 
A critical vulnerability in MacKeeper, a controversial security program for Macs, could let attackers execute malicious commands when their owners visit specially crafted Web pages.
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Thx Kirk.
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Due to the high amount of iron, it is especially recommended to people suffering from anemia.

The parsley tea can solve the problem with the bad breath as well.
The parsley tea was used to regulate the menstrual cycle and it was considered that it helps to normalize the uterus after giving birth...
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Do you know how to speak cat  It is a stupidly hilarious 
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"You're all dried uuupp"...LOL
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Hey Kirk, what's up? Don''t know a lot about G+ but I might be able to help?
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I am also a experienced and NASM-certified health and fitness professional with knowledge of Basic and Advanced principles of Personal Fitness Training. 

Looking to apply my expertise in exercise science in a corporate or health club setting by using my knowledge of Program Design and Exercise Science Principles to prepare and implement exercise plans to both novice and advanced fitness devotees.

 Although as an educator and learner in the health and fitness field I am also an IT geek, non certified, but duly educated with a Master's of Science  in the field.

 I still pondering on what IT specialty I am going to pursue.

 Right now my passion is educating the public with my knowledge in health and fitness and personal  training  and educating my future clients with that knowledge so that they can make informed decisions about their health and well being for the remainder of their life if they choose to do so.  

Feel Free to suggest , post ideas and comments on my blogs in the contributor's section 
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Marine Corp Veteran and bodybuilder (Mr. Cleveland 1st Place Lightweight Division ;4th place Masters Division (2002) Have earned two Master's (MS in Information Technology ;MS in Exercise Science ) Certified Personal Trainer (NASM) CPR/AED Certified (American Heart Association) Prostate Cancer Survivor (Participated in Movember -November 2010-12)
Health And Fitness Educator : Fitness Trainer : Basic Knowledge of Windows and Mac Platform Troubleshooting
  • Fit works/Body of Change
    Personal FitnessTrainer, 2003 - 2004
  • Positive Education Program
    Paraprofessional/Teacher's Aide, 1997 - 2004
  • One-to-One Fitness Center
    Fitness Instructor, 1994 - 1996
  • Apollo Fitness Center
    Fitness Consultant, 1990 - 1991
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