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These Are the Healthiest Fast Food Salads to Order

These Are the Healthiest Fast Food Salads to Order

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Even our dietitians eat these when they're on the road. This article originally appeared on HelloGiggles.com.For the food-obsessed (and particularly those that seek out healthier fare), traveling can leave you feeling “meh” about mealtimes. We’re talking about the actual act of traveling—via trains, planes, and automobiles—where you’re often grabbing something quick at the airport or train station, or pulling over at a highway rest stop.There are so many choices out there, but finding a fast food meal that’s both delicious and healthy-ish can be a challenge. We were curious and wanted answers—and, of course, we wanted to help you, too. So we honed in on salads, which tend to have a health halo (meaning they seem healthy, but can be stealthily high in calories and
Young people 'experimenting more in bed'

Young people 'experimenting more in bed'

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Young people are taking part in a wider range of sexual practices, including anal sex, with opposite sex partners, research reveals.Experts looked at responses to a national sex survey that has been carried out every 10 years since 1990 in the UK. More than one in 10 millennial teenagers said they had tried anal sex by the age of 18.By the age of 22 to 24, three in every 10 said they had tried it.Vaginal and oral sex are still the most common types of sexual activity between young men and women, however. The age that young people start having sex - vaginal, anal or oral - has not changed much in recent decades. In the most recent survey, it was 16.While the study in the Journal of Adolescent Health shows what types of sex people are having, it doesn't shed light on why preferences are chan...
9 Foods This Nutritionist Always Has in Her Pantry

9 Foods This Nutritionist Always Has in Her Pantry

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What you keep in your pantry is essential to helping you eat right, lose weight, and improve your health. That’s because a well-stocked pantry means making meals is a cinch, and the more home-cooked meals you eat, the greater control you have over how much saturated fat, added sugar, and sodium you take in.I know this first-hand: I’ve made a point of eating primarily homemade meals for years. (You can find some of my recipes on my blog Appetite for Health). I only eat out when I’m traveling for work or attending a special event or party.So how do I do it? Here are nine everyday essentials I keep in my pantry so I can make delicious and nutritious meals at a moment’s notice.Let's block ads! (Why?) Nutrition - Health.com
What Are Trans Fats, Anyway?

What Are Trans Fats, Anyway?

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We’ve all heard the term “trans fat,” but what does it really mean? Chances are, if you’ve ever eaten a packaged food, you’ve consumed trans fat. That’s because trans fats are an inexpensive and easy way for manufacturers to make their foods last longer on store shelves and in your kitchen pantry. In this video, we’re explaining everything you’ve ever wanted to know about trans fat.RELATED: 13 Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Eat MoreWhile trans fats can keep a package of Twinkies from spoiling, they’re not good for your health. Trans fat can raise your LDL or bad cholesterol and lower your HDL or good cholesterol. What’s more, they can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.If you look at a packaged food label and don’t see “trans fat” as an ingredient, look closer: The sneaky typ
Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS

Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS

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Ninety MPs have signed a letter calling on the prime minister to set up a cross-party convention on the future of the NHS and social care in England.They say a non-partisan debate is needed to deliver a "sustainable settlement".The letter to Theresa May and Chancellor Philip Hammond said patients were being "failed" by the system.A government spokesperson said it was "committed" to making the sector sustainable.The government had already provided an additional £2bn to social care over the next three years, the spokesperson added.Non-partisan approachOne-third of the MPs who have signed the letter are Conservative.They include Sarah Wollaston, chair of the health select committee, former education secretary Nicky Morgan and Andrew Mitchell, a minister under the last government.Tories George