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Farmers' Almanac Healthy Living

Time-tested advice including natural, home remedies for a healthy and holistic lifestyle.

Recent Healthy Living Articles

Who Started The First-Ever Diet?

Who Started The First-Ever Diet?

Did you ever wonder how and why the first diet ever came to be? We have the details of the first weight loss and the man behind it.

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20 Ways to Improve Your Eye Health in 2020

20 Ways to Improve Your Eye Health in 2020

Make 2020 the year you focus on your eye health. These easy tips can help reduce your risk of eye problems and increase your chances for clear vision for a lifetime.

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Make A Soothing Salt Sock For Earache Pain

Make A Soothing Salt Sock For Earache Pain

Earache pain? Salt sock to the rescue! This DIY home remedy is an easy and natural way to relieve earache discomfort during cold and flu season. Only 2 materials needed!

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How To Make Four Thieves Vinegar

How To Make Four Thieves Vinegar

This herbal concoction supposedly protected people from the plague. The recipe has as many variations as it does legends. Is Four Thieves Vinegar still a magic elixir?

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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 1919, 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.