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28 Squash Recipes You’ll Crave Year-Round

28 Squash Recipes You’ll Crave Year-Round

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Squash is one of the most delicious and versatile veggies out there. You can use it in soups, salads, side dishes, pasta dishes, casseroles—the list is endless.What’s better, it packs one heck of a nutritional punch. Squash is an excellent source of carotenoids, vitamin C, folate, and magnesium, meaning it has all sorts of health and beauty benefits. It can help keep your heart healthy, your bones strong, and your skin looking young, and it's also full of immune-boosting antioxidants.There are many varieties of squash—butternut, spaghetti, and acorn, to name a few—and you'll find many of them represented in the following squash recipes. When buying your squash, look for a vibrant fruit, heavy for its size and firm to touch. Keep it stored in a cool, dry place where it should rema
Onset of kids' food allergies linked to infant wipes, genetics: study

Onset of kids' food allergies linked to infant wipes, genetics: study

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April 6 (UPI) -- Children's food allergies have been linked to genetics and environmental factors, including cleaning wipes and exposure to allergens, according to a study.Researchers at Northwestern University found the allergies develop from a combination of genetics that alter skin absorbency, infant cleansing wipes that leave soap on the skin, skin exposure to allergens in dust and skin exposure to food by caregivers."This is a recipe for developing food allergy," Joan Cook-Mills, a professor of allergy-immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said in a press release. "It's a major advance in our understanding of how food allergy starts early in life."The research was published Friday in the April issue of Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.An estimate...
CDC worker's disappearance partially solved after body found

CDC worker's disappearance partially solved after body found

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Authorities have partially solved the mysterious disappearance of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee with the discovery of his body. But they may never know how he drowned in a river not far from his home. Fishermen found Timothy Cunningham's body on Tuesday partially submerged in water and mud on the west bank of the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta, fire-rescue department spokesman Sgt. Cortez Stafford said at a news conference. Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner Jan Gorniak determined the cause of death as drowning, but said she couldn't provide additional information because she was still awaiting toxicology reports. "Since the investigation is ongoing, we do not have ... whether it was an accident, a suicide, or anything other than that" Cunningham drowned, Gorniak...
Do You Get Drunk Faster on the Keto Diet?

Do You Get Drunk Faster on the Keto Diet?

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Oh yeah, carbs, yeah! Or maybe not... The keto diet has made its way to the Jersey Shore. More specifically, to the Jersey Shore Family Vacation in Miami. After five years, our favorite guidos and guidettes have changed—a lot. JWoww and Snooki are moms, “The Situation” is in the throes of a legal battle, and Vinny refuses to eat pizza crust.Yes, his mom still does his laundry, but the new-and-improved Vinny Guadagnino is extremely disciplined about his diet and exercise regimen. In fact, you can find shirtless selfies and keto-approved meals on his spinoff Instagram account, @ketoguido. But when the tequila started flowing, his roommates noticed that he got drunk at warp speed. This led to several comments about how Vinny’s keto diet was to blame.RELATED: Th
Soft drink sugar tax starts, but will it work?

Soft drink sugar tax starts, but will it work?

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The "ground-breaking" sugar tax on soft drinks has come into force in the UK.From Friday manufacturers have to pay a levy on the high-sugar drinks they sell.Ministers and campaigners believe it has already proved to be a success with many firms reducing sugar content ahead of the change. But others say it is still too early to judge the impact.Leading brands such as Fanta, Ribena and Lucozade have cut the sugar content of drinks, but Coca-Cola has not.The introduction of the levy means the UK joins a small handful of nations, including Mexico, France and Norway, which have introduced similar taxes.How will it work?The levy is being applied to manufacturers - whether they pass it on to consumers or not is up to them.Drinks with more than 8g per 100ml will face a tax rate equivalent to 24p p...