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Want To Know Your Hospital’s C-Section Rate? Yelp Is On The Way.

You might check Yelp reviews before deciding where to go to dinner, or which plumber to hire. Now you can use the website to decide where to have a baby. San Francisco-based Yelp is now adding clinical data on cesarean sections, episiotomies and breastfeeding rates to consumer reviews of California hospitals, so women can make better-informed decisions...

January 31, 2017January 31, 2017by
Ginger Root for Migraines
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Ginger Root for Migraines

Many successful herbal treatments start like this: Some doctor learns that some plant has been used in some ancient medical tradition, like ginger for headaches. Well, the physician has patients with headaches and so tries advising one with migraines to give it a try since it’s just some safe, common spice. At the first sign...

January 30, 2017January 30, 2017by
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4 HIIT workouts to try now

  So you want to be one of those super-fit (and perky) people? Set a goal and time frame and train using these HIIT workouts. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) involves alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with active recovery sessions. These short, intense workouts burn high levels of calories and improve athletic capacity.  How:...

January 30, 2017January 30, 2017by
Bhu Foods recalls protein bars because of Listeria risk
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Bhu Foods recalls protein bars because of Listeria risk

Another brand of protein snacks, Bhu Foods of San Diego, is under recall because they contain organic sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., which reported finding Listeria monocytogenes in its production facility in recent weeks. “As a result of a recall of sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., Bhu Foods’ supplier of organic...

January 29, 2017January 29, 2017by
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VH Essentials Probiotics with Prebiotics and Cranberry Review (UPDATED 2017): Don’t Buy Before You Read This!

What is it? VH Essentials Probiotics with Prebiotics and Cranberry is a supplement designed to improve urinary tract health. This supplement works to nourish existing good bacteria, as well as replenish the colony for optimal feminine health. VH Essentials Probiotics with Prebiotics and Cranberry brings supportive probiotics together with UTI-preventing cranberry. While this product is...

January 28, 2017January 28, 2017by
Kitchen Sink Fried Rice
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Kitchen Sink Fried Rice

Yield: Serves 4-6 Ingredients 2 Tbsp. oil (choice of vegetable, peanut, coconut, or soybean) 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 cup Tamari or soy sauce 2 Tbsp. all-natural, organic butter or vegan butter substitute 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 eggs, beaten 1 small green bell pepper, diced 1 bag frozen veggies, like mixed...

January 26, 2017January 26, 2017by
Shortcut to Slim Season 2 is coming back August 6th!
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Shortcut to Slim Season 2 is coming back August 6th!

The ‘must-listen’ research podcast on dieting and nutrition is back! Shortcut to Slim season 2 starts Sunday, August 6th With a new episode every week! Get ready to learn all about neuroscience, your brain, environmental triggers, and the incredible psychology behind why we eat, overeat, binge, plateau, and sabotage ourselves this season. Catch Season 1’s...

January 24, 2017January 24, 2017by
What Are the Benefits of Organic?
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What Are the Benefits of Organic?

The medical literature has been historically hostile to organic foods, blaming in part erroneous information supplied by the health food movement for our ignorance of nutrition. But until just a few generations ago, all food was organic. It’s kind of ironic that what we now call conventional food really isn’t very conventional for our species. By...

January 21, 2017January 21, 2017by
Turkey and Herb Stuffed Acorn Squash
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Turkey and Herb Stuffed Acorn Squash

Yield: serves 4 Ingredients 2 acorn squash, halved lengthwise with seeds removed 1 lb. ground turkey 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, minced 16 oz. baby spinach 3 celery stalks, chopped 1/4 cup raisins 1 tsp. parsley, chopped 1 tsp. thyme, chopped 1/2 tsp. basil, chopped 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes 2+ tbsp. olive...

January 21, 2017January 21, 2017by