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How to socialize and stick to your diet
Thanksgiving dinner is coming up this week and whether you are hosting or just asked to bring a side dish, it is not easy to find recipes that are healthy and easy to do. If you are wracking your brain on what to make this year, here are some fresh takes on Thanksgiving favorites.
Good news: You don’t have to ruin your healthy eating goals to enjoy our city’s restaurant scene. We visited 5 popular restaurants in Midtown Village to give you healthier meal selections for your next night out.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.
Rice cereal. Rice cakes. Rice milk. What's not to like? Arsenic, apparently. Officials have long known that rice - and, therefore, rice products - contains traces of arsenic.
Butterfly your bird for a moister dish
The benefits - or risks - of coffee
The table was set, the delicacies beckoned. Smoothies whipped up with overripe strawberries. A cobbler confected from aged pineapple, bruised kiwis, and stale birthday cake.
Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test
Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission
Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report
Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says
Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients
Despite all the hounding from public health agencies and doctors about the connection between food and disease, too many food banks still get and hand out too much unhealthful food.
With the holidays upon us, just about everyone crosses their fingers and prays for more willpower to get through the fa-la-la-ing without saying “f@#* it” and devouring a whole box of cookies. Or busting a gut on too much pumpkin pie. Unfortunately, this rarely works!
Despite anecdotal reports that hyperbaric oxygen chambers can be used to treat concussions, strong evidence is mounting that they don’t.