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Healthy Eating for People Who Hate Cooking

One of the barriers for healthy eating is the time it takes to actually prepare a healthy meal. If you already don't like the idea of cooking, making …

Nutrition

Fried food 'fine for heart' if cooked with olive oil

<b>Eating fried food may not be bad for the heart, as long as you use olive or sunflower oil to make it, experts say.</b><p>They found no heightened risk of heart disease or premature death linked to food that had been cooked in this way.<p>But the investigators stress that their findings, from studying the …

12 Vegetables High in Calcium / Nutrition / Healthy Eating

Vegetables are a not-often-thought-of source of calcium. However, if you are familiar with the numbers, you can get your entire days' worth of …

Dispelling the Myths of Frying with Olive Oil

Most people know that olive oil has certain health benefits and that using it in low-heat cooking and for finishing enhances the flavors in foods, …

Baked Mushroom Chicken

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)<p>2 tbsp all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons butter, divided<p>1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms<p>1/2 cup chicken …

What Is Clean Peanut Butter?

<b>What is clean peanut butter? Let’s take a closer look…</b><p>I get a lot of questions from people who are new to clean eating, wanting to know what …

Is Whole-Wheat Pasta Actually Healthier?

Choosing pasta is no longer just about the size and shape. Whether it’s fettuccini, rotini or good ol' macaroni, white vs. wheat is the latest …

Nutrition IQ: Sweet Potatoes vs. Carrots

692<p>SHARES<p>If a beta-carotene contest were held, sweet potatoes and carrots would tie for first place. But beyond that, which of these veggies wins an …

Nutrition

Clean Eating 101: Portion Control, Counting Calories, Eating Frequently

Today we will address Clean Eating 101: Portion Control, Counting Calories, Eating Frequently.<p>I get many emails from those of you just getting …

Clean Eating Dairy And Non Dairy

Clean eating dairy and non dairy. I get a lot of questions about what is clean and what isn’t.<p>I always try to help people understand that this is a …

How Would YOU Redesign Nutrition Labels?

The decades-old label is getting a much-needed makeover<p>Twenty years ago, we all thought that fat was public enemy No. 1, fiber was just what you needed to “get things moving down there,” and packages that contained 2.5 serving sizes were no cause for alarm.<p>Luckily, the Food and Drug Administration …

Nutrition

Juice Your Way to ... Fighting Bloat!

You know what’s a gross word? <i>Bloating</i>. I picture Harry Potter’s Aunt Marge, when Harry loses his temper and makes her to swell like a balloon. The …

New Evidence That Sugar Is Harming Our Hearts

If the torrent of studies suggesting that sugar is bad for our health wasn’t quite enough, new research again suggests that added dietary sugar increases the risk of death from heart disease. Among the health concerns of eating or drinking too much sugar have been a higher risk of obesity, high …

The Not So Sweet Facts About Sugar

A new study offers a broad overview of the use of sugar in the US diet and its consequent health implications. The good news is that the growth in sugar intake appears to have stopped and may even have slightly declined. The bad news is that people still consume way too much sugar and that that …

Why You Should Follow Directions When Microwaving Food (Like Letting Your Food 'Stand')

By: Rachael Rettner<p>Published: 02/10/2014 08:43 AM EST on LiveScience<p>An outbreak of Salmonella that sickened 44 people highlights the need for consumers to follow all directions when it comes to microwaving food — including letting food "stand" after cooking, according to a new investigation of the …

Oh, So That's What Goes Into A McDonald's Chicken McNugget

A fried, battered coating can hide a multitude of sins. (Everything tastes yummy when deep-fried, amiright?) So it's not surprising, really, that allegations of "mystery meat" have dogged McDonald's famous chicken McNuggets on and off for years.<p>Now, the company is taking a viral approach to …

7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out

One Small Change<p>7 Rules for Eating Clean When You Eat Out<p><i>Hello, Vito’s Pizza, can I help you?</i><p><i>Yes, I have a question about your plain pizza. How many</i> …

Food

Cut the Sugar in 3 Easy Steps

641<p>SHARES<p>Sugar makes us feel so good—that is, until it doesn’t. No one enjoys the cravings, guilt, and health problems that come with being addicted …

9 Genius Tips to Make At-Home Salads Taste So Much More Amazing

We tapped the founder of Sweetgreen, a delicious up-and-coming salad chain, for his best tips

Healthy Eating

Neanderthals Might Have Given Us Diabetes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you have diabetes, you may have a Neanderthal to thank/blame, according to recent genome</i> …

Scottish independence: The Yes campaign | Scotland

<b>Glasgow, United Kingdom</b> - It is a yearly celebration of one of Scotland's most favourite sons, an event that sees Scots indulge in a feast of merriment incorporating a traditional helping of haggis, neeps and tatties - and reams of poetry.<p>Burns Night, a literary homage to Scotland's national bard - …

300 sickened on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

U.S. health officials are expected to board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in the Virgin Islands on Sunday to investigate a possible outbreak of highly contagious norovirus that has sickened more than 300 passengers and crew members.<p>The Explorer of the Seas ship stopped part way through a 10-day …

Associated Press News

A New Look At The World Of The Next Halo

It’s the season for teases and leaks, as the video game industry throws out scraps of what we already know will be the biggest games of 2014 in preparation for E3 in the summer. One of the first comes to us by way of the new Halo for Xbox One: in a post about the departure of Art Director Kenneth …

Not enough young people bought Obamacare

Young people are warming up to Obamacare, but more will need to sign up in the coming weeks to avoid a rise in insurance rates, health experts …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

Microsoft Should Embrace Nokia's Android Project

While the rumours are still unconfirmed, there’s a lot of talk about Nokia’s Android phone. It appears to have the codename Normandy and developed to complement Nokia’s low-end Asha handsets. It may also have been a useful bargaining chip as Nokia’s Windows Phone contract came to an end. When …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Xbox Support Twitter Account Briefly Hijacked by SEA

Microsoft today briefly faced its second social media-based attack from the Syrian Electronic Army in a month. The @XboxSupport account posted a link to the SEA website, along with other messages tagging the group’s own Twitter account. However, the tweets were deleted within 45 minutes of being …

Price war in U.S. mobile market raises fear of profit hemorrhage | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Year’s rivalry among U.S. mobile operators has Wall Street worried that the industry’s profits could seriously decline.<p>Signage for a T-Mobile store is pictured in downtown Los Angeles, California August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Fred Prouser<p>After months of aggressive moves by …