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How to Make Banana Ice Cream That Tastes Like the Real Deal

How to Make Banana Ice Cream That Tastes Like the Real Deal

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Banana ‘nice cream’ is blowing up for a reason. The frozen treat tastes as rich as regular ice cream, but it’s made with clean ingredients, so you feel good about eating it. Even better, our version only calls for four ingredients and no added sugars. All you have to do is add a dash of cinnamon and vanilla to a frozen banana and the milk of your choice, and your ice cream cravings are solved, stat. Yum!Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases

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Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. The number of admitted patients represents a 42-percent increase over the same period last year along with seven more deaths, the Ministry of Health said Friday. A total of 90,626 people have been infected, of whom 76,848 have been hospitalized and 24 have died. The ministry attributed the rise of dengue outbreaks to higher temperature, more rains and rapid urbanization that promote the breeding of virus-carrying mosquitoes. Dr. Vu Minh Dien of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, where the most severe cases were being treated, said that 800-1,000 people have been checking in daily complaining of fever. That compares to only...
Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on service

Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on service

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Noted physicist Stephen Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for what he described as the selective use of scientific studies to support changes in the National Health Service. The world-renowned scientist has accused Conservative minister Jeremy Hunt of "cherry picking" evidence to support the changes and says the service is at risk. Hunt rejected Hawking's charges Saturday, but the public spat underscored the strains on the health service after years of cost-cutting. Hawking, a supporter of the opposition Labour Party, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 1962. He says he "would not be here today if it were not for the service." Hawking says when public figures "abuse scientific argument, citing some studies but suppressing others to justify policies they want to imp...
Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose

Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose

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She had a urea cycle disorder, which blocks the body from correctly breaking down protein. This article originally appeared on People.com.A bodybuilding competitor and mom of two reportedly died June 22 from a protein overdose, according to Perth Now.Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old from Mandurah, Australia, was discovered to have a urea cycle disorder, which blocks the body from correctly breaking down protein.Hefford was preparing for a bodybuilding competition in September and consuming various protein supplements, her mother, Michelle White, tells Perth Now. Hefford had told her mom in June that she was feeling tired and “weird.”“I said to her, ‘I think you’re doing too much at the gym, calm down, slow it down,” White said.Hefford was found unconscious in her apartment
Why It’s Risky to Try to Eat Like a Celebrity, According to a Nutritionist

Why It’s Risky to Try to Eat Like a Celebrity, According to a Nutritionist

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Stars' food diaries are fun to read—but remember that every body has different needs. It's hard to resist headlines that promise to reveal what stars like Jessica Alba and Jenna Dewan Tatum eat in a day—in hopes of discovering their dietary secrets to flat abs and glowy skin. (If only it were that simple!) But as a nutritionist who works with celebrities, I strongly advise against copying exactly what they eat in a day. Let me explain why.First and foremost, what works for a particular star may not be what works for you. Sure, adopting your favorite celeb's general diet philosophy (say, clean eating or vegetarianism) may help you reach your healthy goals. But the specific foods and portions you consume—as well as how often you eat per day—should be based on your own age,