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Halloween Candy to Pick or Skip

Halloween Candy to Pick or Skip

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When Halloween rolls around, I'm not about to buck tradition. Can you imagine giving trick-or-treaters raisins instead of candy? I'd be booed out of my apartment building!Still, some choices are better than others. Instead of picking treats made of little more than sugar and artificial coloring, go for ones with natural ingredients—like chocolate and nuts. Because of the protein hit from the nuts, they'll satisfy you more.Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
17 Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes

17 Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes

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Combine lemon juice, soy sauce, fresh ginger, lemon pepper, and garlic to make a kickin' marinade for grilled chicken. Fruit salsa adds sweetness, crunch, and a bit of fiber to this tropical dish. Ingredients: Lemons, low-sodium soy sauce, ginger, lemon pepper, garlic, chicken breasts, cooking spray, pineapple, kiwifruit, oranges, mango, red onion, cilantro, cumin, salt, pepper, jalapeño peppers Calories: 257 Try this recipe: Grilled Chicken With Fruit SalsaLet's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
5 Things That Might Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Dairy

5 Things That Might Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Dairy

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Thinking about eliminating milk, cheese, butter, and other dairy products from your diet? You're not alone. Whether or not to give up dairy—and how to do it—is "one of the top questions I'm asked these days," says Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, Health's contributing nutrition editor.One possible reason why so many people are ditching dairy? It's gotten the A-list stamp of approval: Jessica Biel has said she "just feels better" when she doesn't eat dairy, gluten, or wheat; Australian actress Margot Robbie told ELLE UK she avoids it when filming a movie because she thinks it causes breakouts. And earlier this year, Khloe Kardashian told Health she dropped 11 pounds after just two weeks sans dairy. "If I want to lose weight quickly, dairy-free is the way to go," she said.But can a
Small-business employees less likely to get cancer screenings

Small-business employees less likely to get cancer screenings

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SATURDAY, Oct. 14, 2017 -- Waiters, contractors and other employees of America's small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research shows. "Workers employed at smaller organizations had substantially lower breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening rates" compared to people working at larger corporations or organizations, American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers reported.And poorer insurance coverage accounted for much of these differences, said the team led by ACS researcher Stacey Fedewa.One breast cancer specialist who reviewed the findings said the issue is an important one, because mammograms, colonoscopies and other screens can save lives -- not to mention health care dollars.So it's crucial to "find ways t...
13 Easy Recipes That Use Rotisserie Chicken

13 Easy Recipes That Use Rotisserie Chicken

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Michael Chiarello, the Emmy-winning Food Network host and Top Chef Masters finalist, created this whole-wheat pasta dish. It's loaded with flavorful ingredients like sundried tomatoes, mushrooms, and pine nuts. Plus, whole-wheat pasta has more fiber than regular pasta, so it keeps you full longer.Try this Recipe: Fusilli Michelangelo with Roasted ChickenLet's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com