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McDonald's And Subway Nutrition Can Be Equally Bad For Teens, Study Finds

Subway may seem like a healthier fast food option than McDonald's, but a recent study suggests that teenagers often consume roughly the same number of calories at both chains.<p>The study was conducted by experts from a host of lauded research institutions, including UCLA. It draws its conclusions …

Nicotine In Peppers, Other Plants Linked With Lower Parkinson's Risk: Study

Eating peppers, tomatoes and other vegetables from the Solanaceae plant family might help to lower your risk of Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.<p>Published in the journal Annals of Neurology, researchers from the University of Washington found that the higher the consumption of vegetables …

Recipe: Spicy Chicken Salad

1 cup roasted skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 4 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 jalapeno, diced 1/2 medium celery stalk, chopped Dash of black pepper 1 cup baby spinach<p>Combine the first six ingredients and serve on a bed of spinach.<p>Burn it off! The capsaicin in spicy peppers like …

The Drink that Fights Cancer

Before you soak up the sun this weekend, finish your coffee. The strong stuff can reduce your risk of developing the most common type of skin cancer, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Cancer Research</i>. Don't worry, your java can be served iced and still yield the same …

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Women's Health

8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes<p>The delicious meat-free burger: It does exist. Try these mouth-watering and healthy options<p>Rodale Images<p>Lentil Quinoa Burgers with Sauteed Mushrooms<p>Slather on traditional toppings to make this protein-rich patty drool-worthy.<p><b>What you'll need:</b> <br>1/2 cup quinoa<br>1 can (19 …

Another Reason to Love Your Pet—He Could Make You Live Longer

As someone who is actually considering adopting a dog—even though she already has three cats that she adopted about six months ago (I mean, can we get an intervention going here? Also, <i>please</i> don't tell my husband!), this is really, <i>really</i> good news. The American Heart Association just released a new …

Recipe: Raspberry Java Smoothie

Raspberry Java Smoothie<p>Swap your typical coffee breakfast for this drinkable meal<p>Coffee for breakfast again? Mix up your morning routine, stat. Go for a drinkable meal that lets you have your caffeine and eat it too. Freeze coffee in an ice-cube tray for an ingredient that will wake up any blender …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

Rise in obesity poses 'dementia time bomb'

<b>Ever-growing waistlines could result in a big increase in the number of people who develop dementia in the future, researchers have warned.</b><p>Previous studies have shown that being overweight in middle age increases the odds of developing the mental disorder.<p>Data presented at the European Congress on …

Alzheimer's Disease