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7 Nutrient-Packed Foods to Keep on Hand (2153 hits)
Choosing healthy foods can seem like a chore, but by keeping a few simple staples on hand you’ll have the makings of several no-fuss meals and snacks. These 7 foods made our list because, even in small amounts, they provide a good range of nutrients. 1.Beans. Whether you simmer garbanzos in a sou ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 11:09AM
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A Top Food for Boosting Fiber Intake (2374 hits)
Beans are a great place to start getting the fiber you need. Just a half-cup of kidney or pinto beans has about 7 grams of total fiber and 1 gram of soluble fiber—and they’re good sources of vitamins, minerals, and protein. Generally, experts suggest eating beans several times a week. The followi ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 11:06AM
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Spinach Lasagna (2024 hits)
Number of servings: 4 Calories per serving: 370 Preparation time: 25 min Total time: 60 min Ingredients 1 (10-oz) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1 3⁄4 cups nonfat ricotta cheese 2 egg whites 1⁄4 cup Parmesan cheese 1 tsp onion powd ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 10:27AM
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5 Surprisingly Nutritious Post-Workout Drinks (454 hits)
If you regularly engage in intense exercise training, it's important to pay close attention to what you consume after your workouts. This holds especially true for workouts lasting longer than an hour, as there arises a need to replenish the water, c ...
Posted Tuesday, June 6th 2017 at 8:46PM
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Get Energized: Boost Your Energy in Just 10 Minutes (1859 hits)
Always be sure to check with your health care provider before beginning any activity plan or increasing your activity. It always helps to ask: •What activities are right for me? •How much should I do each day? •How many days a week? It's also important to ask him or her what your target hea ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 4:28PM
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Tips for Packing a Healthier Lunch (1794 hits)
Brown-bagging it during the work week is a great way to save time and money. It can also help you stay on track to meet your health goals—if you focus on fresh, nutrient-rich ingredients. Follow the guidelines below to build meals that are both tasty and good for you. Get colorful. Brightly color ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 4:21PM
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Positive Living With Osteoporosis (1621 hits)
Simple strategies can help you stay positive while living with osteoporosis. Living with osteoporosis can bring new challenges. Worries about bone health and falls may keep you from doing things you enjoy. Your body shape and posture may change, affecting how you feel about your looks. F ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 3:39PM
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Parents’ Guide to Babies and Toddlers (1394 hits)
Being a parent is a big responsibility, but you don’t need to go it alone—especially when it comes to the health and development of your child. Your health care provider can be a great resource; parents and health care providers can (and should!) work together to help children grow up to reach their ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 3:37PM
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Understanding Disability Insurance (1251 hits)
What is disability insurance? If you have an accident, illness, or injury that prevents you from working, having disability insurance can be helpful. Disability insurance can protect income just like other insurances protect a person's car or home. This insurance can help replace a portion of inc ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 3:34PM
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Workout Plans: How to Create Fitness Goals (1089 hits)
Becoming active comes with many benefits. Here’s a plan to help make it happen. All around the country, people are taking steps to get more active. Still, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 60% of Americans are not meeting recommended levels of physical ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 3:27PM
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Apricot-Curry Turkey Cutlets (826 hits)
Number of servings: 4 Calories per serving: 444 Preparation time: 30 min Total time: 45 min Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 tbsp canola oil, divided 1 lb turkey breast cutlets 1⁄2 cup minced onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp grated fresh ginger ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 3:24PM
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Emotional Eating: 5 Tips on How to Stop Emotional Eating (1412 hits)
When life is piling on the stress, many people turn to food—usually high-fat, high-sugar food—to help themselves cope. Over time, emotional eating may become a coping mechanism that leads to weight gain. That said, other people do the oppos ...
Posted Tuesday, April 25th 2017 at 10:50AM
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Do You Know What Causes Seasonal Allergy Symptoms? (1281 hits)
If you have allergies, your immune system may view an allergen as a threat and begins forming antibodies to fight it off. If you have allergies, your immune system may view an allergen as a threat and begins forming antibodies to fight it off. This triggers a response where your body produces che ...
Posted Monday, April 24th 2017 at 10:27AM
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Caregiver Stress: 8 Tips to Help Manage Caregiver Stress (1031 hits)
These 8 practical tips may help you manage stress. When was the last time you put your own well-being at the top of your to-do list? It may take some patience and practice, but balancing your own needs with those of the person in your care can help you stay on a healthy path. These practical tips ...
Posted Monday, April 24th 2017 at 10:23AM
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Stress Relief Techniques (953 hits)
There's no clear-cut way to eliminate stress—but you can get a better handle on it. Did you know that a survey by the American Psychological Association found that over 20% of Americans live with extreme stress? More than 60% said stress is damaging their physical and mental health. Always ...
Posted Monday, April 24th 2017 at 10:17AM
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