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Is McDonald's New Burger With Fresh Beef Actually Any Healthier?

Is McDonald's New Burger With Fresh Beef Actually Any Healthier?

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McDonald’s announced today that it has replaced frozen beef with fresh, cooked-to-order patties for its Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers at approximately 3,500 restaurants in select markets. According to a company press release, the upgrade will be available at all participating restaurants in the contiguous United States by early May.The fast-food giant says that customers in test markets have loved the “hotter and juicier” fresh-beef quarter-pound burgers and that the company “saw a 90% customer satisfaction from customers who ordered the burgers and 90% intent to repurchase.”Clearly, there are some taste and temperature advantages to having a burger “cooked right when ordered, and not a second before,” as Mickey D’s website states. But what we really want t
8 Time-Saving Meal Prep Ideas Nutritionists Actually Use

8 Time-Saving Meal Prep Ideas Nutritionists Actually Use

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If you're trying to clean up your diet, preparing your own meals is key. But when you come home exhausted after a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is dice onions or wait around for a chicken to roast.  The way to avoid giving in and calling Seamless is to do your food prep ahead of time, say on Sunday, so you have all your ingredients ready to hit the microwave—or even better, a stash of pre-made meals ready to put on your plate. To help you organize your prep time, we reached out to five nutritionists for the easy tips they use in their own kitchens.RELATED: 10 Nutritionists and Health Editors Share What They Actually Eat for DessertChop a bunch of veggiesIf you're prepping meals just for yourself or one other person, it&nbs
Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

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Cheese is typically considered more of an indulgence than a health food, but a new review of research suggests that it may not be as bad for you as once thought. This article originally appeared on Time.comCheese is typically considered more of an indulgence than a health food, but a new review of research suggests that it may not be as bad for you as once thought. In fact, people in the analysis who ate a little bit of cheese every day were less likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke, compared to those who rarely or never ate cheese.Cheese, like other dairy products, contains high levels of saturated fat—which has been linked to high cholesterol, atherosclerosis and an increased risk of heart disease. (Recently, however, some nutrition experts believe
The Hangover Cures Health Editors, Experts, and Influencers Actually Use

The Hangover Cures Health Editors, Experts, and Influencers Actually Use

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So last night a glass of wine turned into, well, a lot more than that—and now your stomach is churning and your head feels like it's splitting into a million tiny little pieces (oy). Before you swear off alcohol forever, check out these go-to hangover cures from health experts, influencers, and a few of our editors. These are the remedies they swear by to calm the nausea, replenish electrolytes, and get back on their feet after having one (or a few!) too many.Tea with ginger + a banana"I'll have tea with organic honey and fresh grated ginger root, and a banana. 
Ginger is a natural nausea fighter, and this trio also provides antioxidants, which can guard against some of the inflammation and damage caused by drinking (especially to your aching brain!)
Evidence of water on Mars are actually grain flows, research suggests

Evidence of water on Mars are actually grain flows, research suggests

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Nov. 20 (UPI) -- New research undermines evidence used to suggest water still flows on present day Mars.Water was once abundant on Mars. That water is not mostly gone, but some studies have suggested Martian slopes still host the occasional flow. However, new analysis of these flow signatures suggest the dark streaks are caused by moving grains and dust.The narrow, dark lines along downward-sloping features on Mars' surface are known as Recurring Slope Lineae. Previous surveys of the lines suggest RSL expand slowly and fade after periods of inactivity. They're seasonal and become most apparent during Mars' warmer months.The lines look similar to those formed by water running down a dirt embankment on Earth, leading some scientists to believe the lines are formed by liquid water flows.But n...