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A healthy diet can improve hearing in women, research shows

A healthy diet can improve hearing in women, research shows

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May 11 (UPI) -- Eating healthier than help prevent hearing loss, new research suggests. Previous studies have examined the relationship between specific nutrients and hearing, but researchers Brigham and Women's Hospital took a more holistic view, looking at the relationship between diet and hearing. Researchers examined the health data collected by the Nurses' Health Study II, which tracked the diets and health of 70,966 women over a 22-year span. Healthy eating habits were scored using three different diet-rating systems: the alternate Mediterranean diet, or aMED; the "dietary approaches to stop hypertension," or DASH diet; and the Alternative Healthy Eating Index-2010. Their analysis showed women who adhered most closely to a healthy diet were least likely to develop hearing loss duri...
3 Healthy Veggie Sides You’ll Want to Eat All Spring Long

3 Healthy Veggie Sides You’ll Want to Eat All Spring Long

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Nothing says spring like plates piled high with brightly colored veggies, and these side dishes from the new cookbook Siriously Delicious ($ 27, amazon.com) are exactly that. And nope, that's not a typo in the book's title: The collection of 100 simple, satisfying recipes comes from blogger and Today show contributor Siri Daly. We love these three recipes especially, because they all star produce that's in season during the warmer months. Read on to learn how to make rainbow potato salad with crispy shallots, a manchego summer squash gratin, and zucchini "linguini" with pistachio and pea pesto.RELATED: These 6 Dinner Salads are Anything But BoringRainbow Potato Salad with Crispy ShallotsServes: 8Hands on time: 30 MinutesTotal time: 55 Minutes2 p...
This Popular Breakfast Dish Might Not Be as Healthy as You Think

This Popular Breakfast Dish Might Not Be as Healthy as You Think

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I guess it's back to the overnight oats. When juice shops started whipping up fresh, antioxidant-packed açaí bowls a few years ago, everyone freaked out. In addition to being delicious, the gorgeous, painstakingly styled bowls were topped with granola and fruit and claimed a long list of health benefits. Before long, the Brazilian superfood dish was dominating our Instagram feeds. And we get it: Who wouldn't want to chow down on something that looks and tastes like ice cream, but is actually healthy for you?While these bowls do tend to be high in antioxidants and fiber—making them an undeniably better breakfast choice than, say, a donut or chocolate croissant—let's talk about the sugar levels. A quick lo
The Best Healthy Burger Recipes

The Best Healthy Burger Recipes

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It’s not a summer cookout without seafood, so of course, this to-die-for burger is a must for your menu. Ask your store’s seafood counter to skin the salmon for you. Then you just chop, season, grill, and serve. Ingredients: Salmon fillet, baby spinach, panko (Japanese breadcrumbs), fresh lemon juice, fresh ginger, low-sodium soy sauce, sesame seeds, salt, black pepper, fat-free Greek yogurt, fresh dill, minced garlic, olive oil cooking spray, whole-wheat hamburger buns Calories: 463 Try this recipe: Sesame Seed-Crusted Salmon Burger With Yogurt SauceLet's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
What Is Monk Fruit Sweetener and Is It a Healthy Option?

What Is Monk Fruit Sweetener and Is It a Healthy Option?

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Find out more about monk fruit extract, the low-calorie sweetener that is actually sweeter than sugar. You’re probably super familiar with Stevia, the popular sugar substitute derived from the Stevia plant. but what about monk fruit extract, another calorie-free sweetener that’s become trendy among health-conscious eaters over the last few years?According to the FDA, monk fruit extract can taste up to 250 times sweeter than standard table sugar—thanks to chemical compounds called mogrosides, which give the fruit its characteristic sweetness. But where does monk fruit come from, and is this sweetener actually good for you? We reached out to a nutritionist for the facts.RELATED: What is Manuka Honey—and Why Is It So Good