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17 Best and Worst Foods of Summer

17 Best and Worst Foods of Summer

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Worst: Onion rings While onion rings don’t sound like the worst health choice you can make, once onions are dipped in flour and eggs, thrown into a deep fryer, then salted, the outcome is a diet disaster.A much better idea: Try a Faux Fry! Coat sliced onions with egg whites and a mixture of grated Parmesan cheese, whole-wheat flour, and panko breadcrumbs. Spritz with cooking spray and bake in a 450 degree oven for about 15 minutes.Crispy, healthy, satisfying…you’ll never eat deep-fried onions rings again!Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Weight-related deaths can affect non-obese too

Weight-related deaths can affect non-obese too

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You don't have to be diagnosed as obese to be at risk of dying from illnesses related to excess weight, a global study suggests.Of the 4 million deaths attributed to being overweight in 2015, nearly 40% were not considered clinically obese.The study found more than 2 billion children and adults suffered from health problems linked to being overweight.These include type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers.But an increasing percentage had a body mass index (BMI) of less than 30, the threshold for obesity.The paper, published in the the New England Journal of Medicine, said the findings highlighted "a growing and disturbing global public health crisis"."People who shrug off weight gain do so at their own risk - risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and other life-threatening...
Nearly 2.5 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Products Recalled

Nearly 2.5 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Products Recalled

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This article originally appeared on Fortune.com. Nearly 2.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products are being recalled by Tyson Foods tsn due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday that the products could contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on its label. The recall affects items packaged between Aug. 17, 2016 and Jan.14, 2017.The products subject to the recall have the number P-1325 in its USDA mark of inspection; there have been no confirmed reports of reactions to the consumption of the products. According to the USDA, the products involved in the recall includes:31.86-lb. bulk cases of “Tyson FULLY COOKED, WHOLE GRAIN STRIP-SHAPED CHICKEN PATTIE FRITTERS-CN”
EU nurse applicants drop by 96% since Brexit vote

EU nurse applicants drop by 96% since Brexit vote

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There has been a sharp drop in nurses registering to work in the UK since the EU referendum, figures suggest.Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council register, compared to 46 in April this year, a fall of 96%.The Health Foundation said the findings could not be more stark and said they should act as a "wake-up call".But the NMC said the introduction of English language testing for EU nurses is also likely to have played a role.It comes as the NHS is already struggling with nurse vacancies and, without this supply line, shortages could get worse.In May, research by the Royal College of Nursing found one in nine posts in England was vacant.The union said it meant the NHS was 40,000 nurses short of what was needed.Vital supply lineThe figures - obtained by ...
How to tone up your back

How to tone up your back

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Guilty of neglecting your back muscles? You're not the only one. We often focus mainly on the muscles we see in the mirror and end up completely forgetting about the ones at the back. While our abs may be on point just in time for our summer beach holiday, our back could do with a little work in the gym. However, we've got you sorted with the best exercises for toning your back and feeling fantastic, from back to front.Not only will working on your back boost your overall physique, but it'll also dramatically improve strength and posture. A clever combination of the right diet plus the back exercises that give you the most bang for your buck will get you on the right path to eliminating excess fat and back pain. These two effective exercises are bound to make you feel strong, powerful and