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Health and wellness bloggers love the stuff. But what does the evidence show?
Caitlin Dow • March 1, 2017 • 1 Comment
Topic: What to Eat
“I’ve been feeling great and seem to have more energy,” wrote “Robert” on amazon.com after he started drinking apple cider vinegar every day.
If you believe what you read, vinegar—especially apple Read More
And why thinner slices are worth a try
Lindsay Moyer • February 27, 2017 • Read Comments (7)
Topic: What to Eat
Buying bread should be simple: Look for 100% whole grain without too much salt. But how do you know if it’s whole grain—or just made with a little whole grain? Read More
Is this the new normal for a hamburger?
Leah Ettman • February 24, 2017 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: What Not to Eat
Mac and cheese, chili, eggs, hash browns, omelets, buffalo wings—probably not what you’re thinking of when you hear “burger toppings.” What happened to the good old days when a burger Read More
Too much salt raises blood pressure. But getting enough potassium can lower it.
Caitlin Dow • February 22, 2017 • 1 Comment
Topic: Heart and Disease
“The evidence is very strong and very consistent,” says Paul Whelton, professor of epidemiology at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. “A higher potassium intake may blunt Read More
Nine out of ten of them don’t know it
Caitlin Dow • February 20, 2017 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: Diabetes and Diet
People have prediabetes if their blood sugar is higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes puts you on the road to developing Read More
It's not as simple as it seems
Leah Ettman • February 17, 2017 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: Calories in Food
“Lighter” menus get an upgrade
Many chains offer just five or six “lighter” entrées. But a handful have more. Here’s a few worth trying to keep calories in check without sacrificing Read More
Try one of these 4 flavor-packed recipes.
Kate Sherwood • February 15, 2017 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: Healthy Recipes
Raise your hand if you tend to overcook (and under-season) cruciferous vegetables like broccoli.
Guilty? Here are three tempting sides of broccoli—and one of broccolini—from The Healthy Cook, Kate Sherwood. They’ll Read More
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