• June 16, 2019

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7 ideas to give your barbecue the ultimate flavor boost

(BPT) - When the temps heat up, home cooks look for lighter, more refreshing food and drinks that still pack a nutritional punch. The cranberry is just the thing — a tangy fruit that adds flavorful zing to sweet and savory recipes. Available dried, frozen, as juice or sauce, cranberries are a good source of Vitamin C and have fiber and antioxidants as well. Offering big health benefits in a little package, cranberries are full of polyphenols not commonly found in other fruits. You can enjoy their robust flavor while boosting your health.

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Friday 06/14/2019
4 ways to enjoy your outdoor living space year-round
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:52 am

(BPT) - A one-of-a-kind, all-seasons deck is possible in any climate — if the right features are included in the design. The key is to combine features that protect from the elements, and use the right materials to make it happen.

3 things to know about saving money on your new roof
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:52 am

(BPT) - Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step to protect your home from the damage the elements can dish out — heat, wind, rain, snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance.

Score: How sports empower women’s success, and you can too
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:51 am

(BPT) - Developing the women entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow is all about showing the way — and increasingly, the sweat of sports competition is a key training ground for women’s career and business success.

Thursday 06/13/2019
Incontinence is nothing to sneeze at
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:52 am

(BPT) - Today, we’re inundated with TV ads promoting the use of pads and adult diapers. We hear about mesh surgery going awry and about meds being prescribed. Urinary tract, bladder control and bowel problems are a major issue for men and women alike and it’s one of the most embarrassing aspects of aging, tearing of the pelvic muscles during childbirth, anal or rectal cancer. Many people who suffer with urinary incontinence can also have leaky bowel, and suffer in silence and embarrassment, sometimes confined to their homes.

The American ingredient inspiring top French chefs
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:51 am

Easy DIY projects to refresh your home decor
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:52 am

(BPT) - When you look at your favorite interior spaces, are you craving a refresh? If your home decor is dated, drab or you're just bored with it, an update is in order.

Hidden epidemic: The disease that will be the #1 reason for liver transplants in 2020
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:52 am

(BPT) - Every day your liver works tirelessly to support over 500 essential bodily functions, including storing energy, neutralizing harmful toxins, converting nutrients for absorption and acting as a filtration system. If your liver isn't healthy, it's unable to do these important tasks. The problem is, many people's livers are at risk for a disease that impacts up to one in four individuals. To make matters worse, the symptoms for this disease are subtle and easily mistaken for other health issues.

Wednesday 06/12/2019
The homeowner's guide to reading your roof - what's normal and what's not
Updated: June 16, 2019 - 2:52 am

(BPT) - Four out of five homes in the U.S. have asphalt shingles on their roof. And it’s easy to see why. The wide variety of available colors and styles, combined with durability and affordability, has made asphalt shingles the leading choice for residential roofing in the country.

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