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7 Super Snacks That Heal

7 Super Snacks That Heal
If some doctors had their way today, Americans would be more medicated than industrial feedlot cattle. But what most people don’t realize is that the first line of defense against stress, fatigue, depression, and so many other maladies is found in supermarket aisles, not in the drug store. Research shows that the vitamins, minerals, and active compounds specific to certain fruits, vegetables, and even chocolate and red wine have an immediate and lasting impact on your mood, your health, your fitness — even your sex life. Whether you have a big presentation at work, or the need to burn a few hundred extra calories a day (and who doesn’t want to do that?), why not put food to work for you? Here are seven research-backed quick cures just waiting for you in the fresh produce bins and supermarket shelves. 1. Eat This: 1 Cup of Low-Fat Yogurt or 2 Tbsp of Mixed Nuts Not That! 2. Drink This:Green Tea Not That! Skipping meals lets your body's calorie-burning furnace go cold. 3. Not That! 4. 5. 6.

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Oreo Cookies Made From Scratch - Just Like the Ones From the Box, Only Better Oreo cookies seem to be pervasive in this country. Oreo cookies showed up at every party while I was growing up, and they are still used in countless desserts. My personal favorite is Oreo cheesecake (not to slight my Oreo cupcakes). Oreo cheesecake was in the dessert cycle in our cafeteria on Semester at Sea and I just couldn’t resist it! I’ve always liked the Oreo, but since I could read and understand product labels, I’ve never been a fan of their ingredients. For this month’s Taste & Create, I was again paired with Heaven is Chocolate, Cheese, and Carbs.

Ten Worst and Best Foods Do you want to know the best super foods to eat, for your better health? How to eat right by knowing — with candid and reliable information — what foods to eat regularly, so you are empowered to improve your overall health? Do you ever ask yourself “What should I eat?” Or “How can I choose a healthier diet?” Well, now you can have the latest life-saving information about the foods you eat, because NutritionAction.com’s scientists and nutritionists tell you exactly what’s right — and what’s wrong — with hundreds of foods.

10 Power Food Combos The Oscar winning visionary filmmaker opened up during a Reddit AMA on Saturday afternoon. James Cameron, the acclaimed filmmaker behind sci-fi classics like Terminator, Aliens, and Terminator 2, as well as the blockbuster behemoths Titanic and Avatar, participated in a surprisingly candid Reddit AMA on Saturday afternoon. The self-proclaimed “king of the world” was online promoting Years of Living Dangerously, a 9-part documentary series about the filmmaking styles of top directors, which will premiere on Sunday, April 13 on Showtime. And Redditors, as is their wont, didn’t let Cameron off easy, prodding him with questions ranging from how to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370—Cameron knows how, apparently!

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How to Make Peanut Butter S'Mores Turnovers Peanut Butter- S’Mores Turnovers I’m not much of a camper. My husband often takes my son on camping trips, and I happily stay behind and thank the gods for our bug-free house, cozy bed and well-stocked kitchen. You Bar - Custom Protein, Nutrition & Energy Bars Our Build-A-Bar page is designed to make it easy and fun to create your ideal custom energy bars. Simply select the ingredients you like and name your bar at the bottom of the page. If there is an ingredient you want that is not listed, please type it into a Special Request box and we will do our best to source it for you. In addition, if you are having trouble creating specific nutritional configurations such as 20g of protein, please enter those requirements in a Special Request box, and we will try our best to make it. Remember to try our taste tester at the bottom of the page for suggestions on your custom energy bar. And if you do not like your bars for any reason please let us know and we would be happy to help you reformulate your recipe, remaking your bars free of charge.

Foods to Improve Moods - Healthy Living Tips at WomansDay.com While that tub of ice cream in the back of the freezer may be what you crave when you’re feeling blue, there is a long list of other (healthier!) foods that can cure a grouchy morning or a stressed-out afternoon. We talked to the experts to get the scoop on what to eat to make you feel better no matter what your mood. Stressed: Eat Chocolate The scenario: It’s Friday at 6:30 p.m. You’re hungry, tired and late for your dinner date. DIY Sugar Wax - BEAUTY WOO ME - beauty tips, cosmetics makeup, lipstick, beauty blogs {Image from this etsy shop where you can buy sugar wax if you don't want to make it. We are not affiliated. I just like the way they look. Let me know if you buy the wax!} Hello lovely reader.

Sleeping pills linked to higher risk of cancer, death, study says A new study suggests that the 6% to 10% of Americans who use prescription sleep medications such as zolpidem (Ambien), temazepam (Restoril), eszopiclone (Lunesta) and zaleplon (Sonata) are more likely to develop cancer, and far more likely to die prematurely, than those who take no sleep aids. The increased rates kick in at really low levels too, the study says. For those prescribed as few as one to 18 sleeping pills in a year, deaths during the period of the new study were more than three and a half times greater than for those who got no such prescriptions, the study says. And for patients who took home the largest number of prescriptions for sleep aids--for more than 132 pills per year--the risk of death was five times greater than among those who appeared to take no sleep aids, according to the study. Zolpidem--sold as Ambien--was the most widely used prescription sleep medication used by study participants, followed by Restoril, the research says.

Watermelonade Recipe at Epicurious photo by Roland Bello yield Makes 1 gallon (serves 16) active time 30 min

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