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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month. Learn more about the steps you can take to control and prevent this disease.

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Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween can be a fun time for the family, but truly scary for pets. Read these helpful tips to ensure your pets are safe and secure during this celebration.

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A Natural Health Care Staple: Activated Charcoal

According to the Farmers’ Almanac, there are five basic ingredients every household should have on hand for a healthy lifestyle. Read why activated charcoal is one of them.

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October Is Family Health Month!

Statistics show that unhealthy and stressed adults can have a negative affect on children. Our checklist can keep you and your family on the right path to wellness.

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PLU: The Tiny Sticker That Tells A Big Story

The sticker on your produce contains important information about how your food was grown. Read on!

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Make Your Own Gelatin Flu “Shots”!

These gelatin “shots” are made with immune boosting herbs and vitamins — no doctor’s visit required!

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Be A Pain-Free Weekend Yard Warrior!

Correct form can help prevent back pain and increase fitness as you tackle your fall chores. Read how!

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Save Money & Time With A Household Gym!

Can’t get to a gym? Chances are your home is already equipped to address many of your fitness needs!

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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.