Denise Andreus

24 Added | 4 Magazines | @dandreus | Keep up with Denise Andreus on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Denise Andreus”

Confessions of an Instagram Influencer

I’ve always been well-liked. At least, I think that’s the case. I have friends, a spouse, a job, a college degree. I exercise. I get haircuts …

Social Media

5 Ridiculous Treatments That Promise to Upgrade Your Vagina

<b>What docs say:</b> "It's absolutely crazy—it doesn't do anything to your hormone levels," says Lauren Streicher, M.D., the author of <i>Sex Rx: Hormones, Health, and Your Best Sex Ever</i>, who explains that it's important to note that when women talk about doing things to their vagina, they almost always mean …

'Superfruit' pomegranate has more 'health benefits' than any other fruit

A new research has proved that pomegranates are super healthy as they have more health benefits than any other fruit. An analysis of the glut of …

Getting Closer to a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes?

This morning, my husband woke me with a London Times headline that declared, “Diabetes: a cure at last” (I am in London for the week). It was as if …

How Do Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Risk of Diabetes?

<i>This is a Flash-based audio and may not be playable on mobile devices.</i><p><b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Both artificial sweeteners and certain gut microbes have …

12 Proven Foods And Supps Essential For Every Type 2 Diabetes Diet

Cut out bread.<p>No sugar in your coffee.<p>Only one potato at dinner.<p>If you've got blood sugar problems then you've heard those instructions over and …

Diabetes

Puerto Rico reports 13 deaths from mosquito-borne disease

<b>Puerto Rico:</b> Although chikungunya infections rarely result in death, health officials reported that at least 13 people have died from the disease on the popular tourist island. Reports indicate that two dozen cases were reported in the first week of this year and that the number of infections …

Disease

If it happened there: How would we cover anti-vaxxers if they were in another country?

<i>The latest installment of a continuing series in which American events are described using the tropes and tone normally employed by the American</i> …

Public Health

Paul LePage Blames Undocumented Immigrants For Spreading Disease

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) went after undocumented immigrants during his State of the State speech Tuesday, suggesting they were spreading HIV and other diseases.<p>LePage veered from his prepared remarks to rail about "illegal aliens," who he claimed deprive his state of valuable resources. The …

Public Health

E-cigarettes 'increase the risk of flu and pneumonia'

Using electronic cigarettes may harm the body’s defences against pneumonia and flu, according to a new study. The research, which reopens the debate …

Could Genetic Diseases Be Cured in the Womb?

Efforts to develop a working gene therapy for certain inherited diseases have reached a milestone with a new method for altering a human egg cell.<p>If …

Genetics

The Disease Affecting 300,000 Kids in the United States That You Don't Know About

The numbers are staggering and there is no cure! Yet, one in five American adults and 300,000 kids in the U.S. are affected by arthritis and battle debilitating chronic pain every day. (1)<p>Most people believe that arthritis is something that exclusively affects elderly people - they're unaware that …

Pain

Chickpea Energy Salad

This is a re-set salad. No matter how you've been eating the rest of the day, it'll get you right back on track and give you a burst of afternoon …

Muffin Recipe: 8 Low-Calorie Muffin Recipess

<b>Blueberry-Yogurt Muffins</b> (129 calories): Healthy ingredients like protein- and fiber- packed wheat germ, low-fat yogurt, and berries take the guilt out of this sweet treat.<p><b>Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins</b> (119 calories): The banana-chocolate chip combo at your go-to coffee spot probably packs close to …

Gluten-Free Desserts: Recipe for Carrot and Date Muffin

But at this gluten-free cakery, it’s impossible to make a triple or quadruple batch because gluten-free recipes are calibrated in a certain way that if doubled, the recipe won’t taste the same. In fact, when owner and self-taught baker Denise Cumming tried to triple her best-selling recipe, her …

Dessert

Brussel Sprouts: How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Grainy mustard and maple syrup give this classic roasted sprouts recipe a tasty new twist.<p>Vegan Sesame Grill Sweet potatoes and sesame oil increase the flavor quotient of this dish.<p>Mustard-Crusted Brussels Sprouts Try this easy meatfree recipe if you’re looking for …

Veggie Burger: 8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

Lentil Quinoa Burgers with Sauteed Mushrooms <b>(pictured)</b> Just because there’s no beef doesn’t mean you have to skip traditional toppings. This recipe is a prime example.<p>Black Bean Oat Burgers Chances are you’ve got some extra oatmeal in the back of your cupboard. Use it to add texture to traditional …

Meatless Monday: Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes

In recognition of Celiac Awareness Month, this week’s Meatless Monday recipe picks are all gluten-free. Give ‘em a shot whether you’ve got a grain sensitivity or not!<p>Pomegranate-Strawberry Smoothie Brimming with antioxidants, this breakfast beverage also travels well. Pour your smoothie in a …

Food

Meatless Monday: Bikini-Friendly Bites

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, two-piece suits aren’t going anywhere. This month marks the anniversary of the modern-day bikini, introduced by two Frenchmen in July 1946. In honor of barely-there swimwear’s 65th birthday bash, we’ve rounded up five vegetarian recipes that can help you …

Healthy Eating

An Easier Way to Eat Superfruit

1. Oatmeal<p>Stir a few teaspoons into cooked oatmeal, and top with Greek yogurt for a creamy, fruity twist. Divine.<p>2. Salad dressing<p>Whisk one part white wine vinegar, one part pom molasses, and three parts olive oil for a basic vinaigrette. (Don’t forget to season with salt, pepper, and garlic or …

Strength Training for Runners

<b>Hamstring curls</b><br>"To keep the proper strength ratio between your hamstrings and quadriceps, women runners benefit from adding these to their routine," says Paul. It'll also help prevent injury.<p><b>Dumbbell Rows or Lat Pull Downs</b><br>Both of these work the large muscles of the back. Stronger back muscles lead …

Exercise