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The Health Benefits of Cranberries

They're increasingly throught to aid heart health as well as urinary tract issues.<p>Here's your well-timed research review for the weekend: An article in the journal <i>Advances in Nutrition</i> that reviews information on the bioactive components in cranberries and the effect of cranberry consumption on …

Link Between Domestic Abuse and Long-Term Women's Health

The physical and mental health effects of domestic violence can have a devastating and long-term impact on victims. In a recent ABC News report on the long-term health impact from domestic abuse, author Leslie Morgan Steiner commented that she still deals with psychological damage, physical joint …

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Winter Squash Bowl

4 to 8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium butternut squash (about 1 1/2 lb.)<p>5 small winter squash (about 1 lb. each; such as acorn, carnival, delicata, sweet dumpling, or sugar pumpkins), divided<p>4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>3 teaspoons pure maple syrup (optional), divided<p>Kosher …

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acorn squash stuffed with quinoa and roasted almonds

Some of you who have followed my blog from the beginning may recognize this recipe, as it’s one of the first ones I posted on the blog. I decided to …

Cristina's Famous Nuts

Cristina Salas-Porras tosses assorted nuts with sage and rosemary and bakes them for a long time at a low temperature; they come out perfectly crisp. …

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It seems there are two types of people in the kitchen: those who adhere to recipes and follow instructions to the letter, and those who take liberties, questioning the authority of the recipe writer, adjusting, improvising. I have always been in the latter category. But this loose approach to …

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To save Americans' health, government must intervene in food industry | Al Jazeera America

DIY food ethos<p>While the degree of the food industry's influence over safety standards is news, its general disregard for the health of its consumers is not. But more and more Americans are catching on. In my Carroll Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, it has become difficult to find produce …

The Year's Best and Worst Health News for Women

Women are willing to do a lot of things in pursuit of health and happiness, and 2013 kept us very busy. "Another year, another fad," sighs Pamela Peeke, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland and author of <i>Body for Life for Women</i>, who advises caution in the face of …

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Is Your Health Killing Your Sex Life?

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b> <i>Grandparents.com</i><p>We all know that stress, anxiety, and depression (and many antidepressant medications) can interfere with your sex life. But there are other health issues that also can make it difficult to get your mojo working. Decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, and difficulty …

If You're Walking for Health, Be Brisk

Study: Faster walkers live longer, have less disease than slower walkers.<p>Some runners scoff at walking as a form of exercise, but that condescension is misplaced. One study published earlier this year showed that, if you cover the same number of miles per week, running and walking are equally …

Hunger 101: Food Matters to Health

This just in: What you eat affects your health. And it's true no matter where you live or how much you earn.<p>For years, Wall Street brokers, Silicon Valley innovators, and celebrities have been paying nutritionists to advise them on antioxidants, balancing their protein consumption, free radicals …

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As Sugary Drink Intake Decreases, Health Markers Improve

<i>By Natalie San Luis</i><p>Cutting down on sugary sodas and energy drinks may not only help you stick to your calorie goal; it also might help reduce your disease risk as well.<p>A recent study found that American adults have been drinking fewer sugar beverages in the past few years.<p>This study showed that …

What The 1960s Got Right About Health, Happiness And Well-Being

When we think about the 60s, we might conjure up a decade when chain-smoking and two-martini lunches were still in vogue. Or, on the other end of the spectrum, we may think of a time defined by acid-dropping, free-loving counterculture. But however you look at it, the decade of the cultural …

Eight wellness apps to help you reach your health goals

<b>The question:</b> I'm interested in tracking my health goals on my smartphone but I don't know where to start? Any suggestions for apps that may be helpful?<p><b>The answer:</b> It's no surprise that apps targeting health and wellness are popular and abundant. According to the eHealth Strategy Office at the …

Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

Americans have not always been in love with nuts.<p>Think about it: They're loaded with calories and fat. Plus, they can be expensive.<p>But Americans' views — and eating habits — when it comes to nuts are changing. Fast.<p>There's a growing body of scientific evidence that's putting a health halo over …