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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

Why They’re Called “Charley Horses” And How You Can Prevent Them!

What does a horse have to do with painful leg cramps? We explain where the name originated and what you can do when you get saddled with one!!

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Why Diet Soda Doesn’t Belong In Your Diet

Trying to cut down on sugar? Turns out, drinking diet soda does a body more harm than good. Find out more, and what alternatives you can enjoy instead.

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Is Weight Gain Inevitable?

An average person begins to gain about one pound each year after age 35. Try these expert tips to stay fit and healthy no matter what your age!

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What Dangers Are Lurking In Your Closets?

There could be some very real monsters hiding out in your home, compromising your health. Find out more.

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12 Ways To Get Your Feet Summer-Ready!

If visits to the spa aren’t in your budget, don’t fret. Try these inexpensive DIY ways to beautify and improve the health of your feet.

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No-Fail Strategies To Beat Jet Lag

Try these simple tips to help your body adjust before, during and after a long flight.

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Relieve Sinus Pressure And Pain Naturally

Forget pills! We show you the natural way to combat sinus pain and discomfort by applying gentle, yet firm pressure to specific areas of your face. Learn how!

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When Should You Toss It?

How often should you replace these 7 common household items? Find out here.

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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.