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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

Is A Raw Food Diet For You?

We answer your questions about the latest trend in diet and nutrition.

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How To Survive Being Trapped In Your Car During A Snowstorm

The best defense for any emergency is to be prepared. Would you know what to do? We have the answers.

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10 Tips For Tackling Winter Allergies

So, it’s not a cold, now what? We can help you manage your symptoms.

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Clay For Health? Yes!

A key component in living a healthy lifestyle is using truly natural products. Learn why bentonite clay should be in your medicine cabinet!

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Make Your Own Chewable Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an antioxidant essential to the body’s healing process. Arm yourself with chewables you can make yourself!

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Oil Pulling For Oral Health

Learn about the latest rage touted by natural health advocates, how it’s done, and why you should add it to your oral health regime.

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What Are Frankincense And Myrrh?

These two resins have a distinguished history that dates back to ancient biblical times. Read about their modern uses and health benefits.

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Managing Grief At The Holidays

The loss of a loved one can seem overwhelming during the holidays. Read about some ways families can channel their grief and honor the memory of those who have passed.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.