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A Healthy 3-Ingredient Breakfast You Can Make in the Microwave

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Breakfast<p>Sweet Potato, Tofu, and Avocado Breakfast<p>A Healthy 3-Ingredient Breakfast You Can Make in the Microwave<p>Shares<p>Need an …

Vitamin B Has Shown Signs of Treating Schizophrenia Symptoms

The earlier the better.<p>Adding vitamin B supplements to schizophrenia treatments could render them more effective at reducing symptoms than standard …

4 Delectable Stuffed Avocado Recipes That Will Have You Going Back for Seconds

Avocados always seem to take on the supporting role: avo toast, guacamole with chips, salmon with avocado sushi roll… You get the point. It doesn’t …

How doctors prescribe opioids varies — and unlucky patients end up getting hooked

How doctors prescribe opioids varies — and unlucky patients end up getting hooked.<p>There’s a huge amount of discussion these days about the opioid epidemic in America: how the overdose rate got so shockingly high and what should be done to stop it.<p>A common belief is that opioid addiction often …

Spring Clean Your Diet With 10 Powerful, Seasonal Superfoods

If you've been feeling out of sorts with your body, then shed the extra Winter weight with the powers of Spring's best superfoods. The best part is, you can get any and all of these items at any grocery store . . . it might surprise you just how nutritious and weight-loss-friendly these kitchen …

5 ingredients to add to your next smoothie

I love smoothies. I got a Vitamix about 5 years ago and I've been obsessed ever since. For a long time I just followed the same basic smoothie recipe but lately, I've been switching it up and I've found a few new favorites. Not only do these ingredients add a delicious flavor or a nice texture but …

Healthy Eating

Getting the Most From Vitamins and Mineral Supplements

<b>Q. Is one version of a vitamin or mineral supplement better than another? For example, what form of vitamin C is best absorbed? What about calcium? Are expensive vitamins more effective or safer?</b><p><b>A.</b> There is no simple answer to these questions. The National Institutes of Health has a separate body, …

Study Skills

How to make a Buddha bowl that won't give you a Buddha belly

Whether you’re finding your inner zen or just hankering for something healthy, the answer can be found within your Buddha bowl.<p>Buddha bowls, otherwise known as power bowls or grain bowls, are hearty, filling dishes that have recently gained popularity for being aesthetically pleasing. Bowls are …

Kale, quinoa, avocado: Which superfoods are really super and which are a lot of hype?

From turmeric to coconut oil to green tea, it seems every year there's a new batch of superfoods we're supposed to include in our diets. But which health food favorites actually deliver? NBC News health and nutrition expert Madelyn Fernstrom helps set the record straight.