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Beverage temperature tied to cancer risk

Beverage temperature tied to cancer risk

A working group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization has evaluated the carcinogenicity of coffee, tea, and other hot…

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS YIELD1 cheesecake 2(8 ounce) packages low-fat cream cheese 1⁄2cup sugar 1⁄2teaspoon vanilla 2eggs 1graham cracker crust (ready to go type) 6Reese’s Peanut Butter…

How to get a flat stomach

How to get a flat stomach

Can’t get to the gym this week? Stay lean with this 5-day meal plan for fab abs and a flat stomach It’s so true when…

‘Traffic Light’ Calorie Labels Help People Make Smarter Menu Choices

‘Traffic Light’ Calorie Labels Help People Make Smarter Menu Choices

Would you still order the turkey club with chips if the menu revealed it was packed with 900 calories? What about if there was a stoplight printed next to it…

Here’s How Much You Can Save By Slimming Down

Here’s How Much You Can Save By Slimming Down

In a 2013 Duke study, researchers tracked health care spending by body mass index levels. The average annual cost for a person with a low BMI of 19 was $2…

The Thicker Your Smoothie, the More Full You’ll Feel, Study Suggests

The Thicker Your Smoothie, the More Full You’ll Feel, Study Suggests

The thicker the shake, the thinner your waistline. That at least seems like a good bet given new data showing that a drink thickened with fiber makes you feel fuller…

MUMMYDILLA POLENTA BITES (MUMMY QUESADILLAS)

MUMMYDILLA POLENTA BITES (MUMMY QUESADILLAS)

Heeeelllloooo October!! We have a Halloween baby in our house, and that means we always get into the holiday spirit. This year my little miracle is turning 5 (cue tears…

Conscious Nutrition (Mindful Eating) Health Benefits

Conscious Nutrition (Mindful Eating) Health Benefits

What is conscious nutrition or mindful eating? This term defines the way we feed our body with what we need on every level: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. It means…

How to Run a Half-Marathon Without Hating Life Afterwards

How to Run a Half-Marathon Without Hating Life Afterwards

You know how they say, “third time’s a charm”? That proved to be unbelievably true when it came to my half-marathon recovery. It went like…

Sopa Verde de Elote Recipe

Sopa Verde de Elote Recipe

Not that I need much encouraging, but I’ve been compiling a good number of older cookbooks – early titles by authors I love, first editions, and such. The…