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How To: Make a breakfast shake

Nutritious and delicious, this how-to video shows great way to kick start your morning. You will need 1 banana, 1/2 cup frozen berries, 1 cup calcium-fortified vanilla soymilk (or other milk alternative), 2 tbsp maple syrup (optional), and 2 tbsp calcium-fortified orange juice concentrate. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a healthy breakfast shake.

News: How Calcium Sets Off a C Diff Infection

Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation of the colon and rampant diarrhea that can have life-threatening consequences. Part of its virulence lies in the tough spores formed by the bacteria. They are responsible for starting infections in the colon and for spre...

How To: Do a flaming ice experiment

In this fascinating "how to" video, you will see how a simple process creates the illusion of ice that is burning. Only a few items are needed to enact this scientific experiment. As the narrator describes, "Calcium carbide reacts with water to form acetylene gas." To illustrate, the video shows a bowl of ice cubes, to which the special ingredient is added. As the ice melts into water, it reacts with the calcium carbide, forming the high flammable acetylene gas, which is often used in welding...

How To: Make Water 'Bottles' You Can Eat

Bottled water is a rip-off. Not only is it pretty much the same stuff that comes out of your tap for free, but plastic bottles are rarely recycled and thus account for a huge amount of the waste that's overflowing our landfills. Next Up: Water Bottles You Can Eat

How To: Identify problems with vegetable plants

Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist with Southwest Yard and Garden, and Rick Daniell, Bernalillo County Horticultural Agent, discuss how to identify problems with vegetable plants in your garden. Gray or white spots on a squash leaf are natural if they do not rub off. Blossom end rot can afflict tomatoes, squash, chilies and melons. Blossom end rot indicates a calcium deficiency during times of vigorous growing during uneven watering. Fertilize when the plants are young. Sun scald can affl...

How To: Soothe heartburn

Waking up in the middle of the night with heartburn is no fun. Fortunately, there are some simple remedies for fast heartburn relief. Watch this video to learn how to soothe heartburn.

How To: Make blue phosphorescent glow-in-the-dark powder

Making a blue glowing substance is easy, as long as you already know the secret to making green luminescent phosphorescent glow powder. By watching the green glow-in-the-dark procedure, you know that you will need strontium nitrate, aluminum nitrate, europium and dysprosium nitrates, and nitric acid. That will make a green glow, but if you want to make a blue version, it's a relatively easy fix...

How To: Make a basic fresh vegetable stock

There are so many different kinds of vegetables out there that each one contains its own unique look, tast, and benefits. Carrots are full of beta-carotene, broccoli is chocked full of healthy vitamins and minerals, and celery is a great veggie that has no calories and contains a good source of calcium. So taking a bunch of veggies and making soup stock out of it is a great way to not only add delicious flavor to any soup, but a good way of getting some healthy vitamins and minerals. Check ou...

How To: Avoid foods that raise cholesterol

Nancy Dell is telling us what fats are bad for us. Fats that raise cholesterol. There are two categories of that kind of fats which are bad for us one is saturated fats. Saturated fats are those fats which are extracted from animal like milk, cheese, butter, any cream, yogurt, meat etc. So you have to choose low fat milk to get protein, calcium from the milk.

How To: Clean your coffee maker

Maria Cleaveland shows us how to clean a coffee maker in this tutorial. It's important to clean out your coffee maker because calcium and lime can build up throughout regular use. One option is to use a cleaner liquid that you brew just like coffee, but is cleaning solution. You will then run two water coffees after this to make sure all the solution is out. Vinegar and water also work to clean out the coffee maker in case you don't have the cleaning solution. If you do this regularly, your c...

How To: Make kefir ginger ale

In this video, we learn how to make homemade Kefir Ginger Ale. First, you will need a 2 qt jar of filtered water and add in 1/4 c of honey into it. Mix this together until it's combined and the water is a yellow color. Now add in milk kefir grains that have been soaked in ginger. Next you will add ginger and tumrick that have been chopped up and add into the jar. Also add a squirt of lemon and lime, as well as a piece of coral calcium. Place the top back onto the jar and let it sit for at lea...

How To: Say "orange" in Polish

Oranges are mostly known as a great source of Vitamin C, but did you know they're also a great source of fiber, Vitamin A & B, potassium, and calcium? Incorporate an orange into your diet, and you'll be doing yourself a favor. Learn how to say "orange" in Polish with help from this video.

How To: Choose healthy snacks for preschoolers

Young children have growing bodies and need healthy snacks for supplying nutrients and energy, especially preschoolers. Their little stomachs just can't handle it. Therefore, it's very important to incorporate some snacks into their daily routine. Try these tips for buying snacks for preschoolers in this nutrition how-to video.

How To: Create a French manicure using normal tape

Want to get a salon quality French manicure at home? This tutorial teaches you how you can get a perfect French manicure with regular clear tape. You will need base coat (Orly - calcium base coat,) tape or you can use those pre-made French manicure stickers, white polish, top coat. The trick to a perfect manicure is to wait for the white polish to DRY before applying top coat to prevent smudging. With this how to video you will be able to paint your nails in a perfect French manicure.

How To: Make Korean stirfried dried anchovies, myulchi bokkeum

This tutorial Korean cooking video will teach you how to make stir fried anchovy side dishes. The sundried anchovy side dish is one of the basic Korean sidedishes, usually eaten with a bowl of rice. This is really low calorie and high calcium so Korean parents regularly prepare it for their children. When I was going to school, this was one of the usual dishes we ate all the time. My mom always prepared it for my school lunch.

How To: Make a latte with US barista champ Heather Perry

This is a video showing how to make a perfect latte at home. First the coffee is ground and then she pours some milk. The presenter says that 1/3 of the daily requirement of milk can be found in a latte. Once the coffee is ground it is brewed. She uses a lot of coffee so that it is richer. While the espresso is being made, the milk is steamed. The espresso should drip out like honey. The steamed milk is then poured over the coffee.

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