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9 Great Recipes for Leftover Turkey

9 Great Recipes for Leftover Turkey

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Pesto packs two metabolism boosters—olive oil and pine nuts. Add that to the pumpernickel bread (a good source of Resistant Starch), the fiber-loaded apple, and the protein in leftover turkey, and you’ve got an easy-to-make, healthier club sandwich.Serves: 1Calories: 390 per sandwichTry this recipe: Turkey Pesto ClubLet's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Tiny robots could soon diagnose, treat hard to reach parts of the body

Tiny robots could soon diagnose, treat hard to reach parts of the body

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Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Tiny remote-controlled robots made of algae could soon navigate their way to hard-to-reach locations in the body. Scientists say the robots could be used to diagnose and treat diseases like cancer.Each tiny robot measures just a few micrometers long, roughly the size of a blood cell. They're composed of algae cells coated in magnetic particles. The algae bots can be directed to the nooks and crannies of the human body using a magnet.Bioluminescent protein markers could reveal the location of the bots near the surface of the skin, and magnetic resonance imaging could track their positioning in deep tissue.Scientists at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Edinburgh tested the robots ability to swim through bodily fluids like gastric fluid and diluted bl...
What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

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Should you add maca to your diet? An RD weighs in. Whether or not you're obsessed with trying the latest uber-healthy food trends, you've probably heard the buzz about maca. This pungent root veggie, cultivated in the Andes Mountains of Peru (and sometimes referred to as Peruvian ginseng), has been used traditionally for its nutritional and presumed medicinal qualities for thousands of years. Now, maca is popping up on supermarket shelves, and in energy bars, supplements, and smoothies. But before you add it to your diet, here are four things to keep in mind:Maca is thought to have many perksIt's been heralded as a "superfood" because it contains key nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It's also long been believed to improve fertility, b...
3 Ways to Skinny Up Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

3 Ways to Skinny Up Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Ideas for turning what remains of your feast into healthy things you can munch on for days. It's Thanksgiving, so by all means, go ahead and splurge. You can snap back on track come Black Friday. "Your Thanksgiving meal will be classic comfort food, of course, but your leftovers lend themselves to creativity," says star chef Marcus Samuelsson, author of the new cookbook Marcus Off Duty ($ 25, amazon.com). Here, his ideas for turning what remains of your feast into healthy things you can munch on for days.Turkey lettuce wrapsTop shredded white meat with red onion, shredded carrots, chopped peanuts and cilantro, and wrap in whole lettuce leaves.Turkey, squash, and vegetable soupIn a stockpot, sauté chopped onion with oil. Add a few cups of vegetable broth and whit
How to Feel Less Bloated After a Huge Thanksgiving Meal

How to Feel Less Bloated After a Huge Thanksgiving Meal

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Thanksgiving dinner, your house: After downing a couple of helpings of turkey and stuffing, your stomach gives a firm nuh-uh to that slice of pumpkin pie. A voice in your head has another idea, replying, "but today’s a holiday, you have to eat it.” After you consume the last delicious bite, your stomach gets revenge in the worst way: with a monster food baby spilling over your jeans.Belly bloat is your body’s way of saying, "you stuffed me," Keri Gans, RD, a New York City nutritionist, tells Health. This can be hard to avoid during holidays, when stuffing yourself is expected. Bloating can also be triggered by eating something your stomach doesn’t agree with, chowing down too quickly, and&nb