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Category: Nutrition

Get Comfort Food Creaminess with a Clever, Healthy Substitution

Featured Recipe Pursuing a healthier diet can mean forgoing favorite dishes that are rich in fat, salt, sugar, or other unhealthy components. However, there are ways to get a taste of indulgence without going overboard. You might adapt a recipe to use…

This Simple, Healthier Homemade Stuffing Will Get Gobble-Gobbled Up

Featured Recipe It’s almost Thanksgiving, the official beginning to the end-of-year eating season. It’s a holiday steeped in tradition, and unfortunately for our health, many of our best Thanksgiving traditions are founded on unhealthy amounts of fat and salt. Portion control can…

Eat Well for Awareness and Action this American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month Diabetes has been on the rise in the United States, with almost 10 percent of the population affected, and tens of millions more at risk. The disease arises in some patients because the body is unable to produce insulin;…

Health News Round-Up: Plan Ahead Before Driving Becomes Unwise

Making a ‘Retirement Plan’ for Driving A key component to aging in place is mobility — being able to get around independently. And in much of America, ‘mobility’ equals ‘driving.’ However, there may come a point when driving themselves is no longer…

Here’s to Your Holiday Health: Sensible Dining for a Festive Season

Year-end holiday weight gain is so commonplace that it’s become a regular punch line. But this health hazard is no laughing matter; more importantly, it doesn’t have to be the norm. Eating is fundamental to how our bodies feel and perform. When…

Step Aside, Pumpkin — This Stuffed Squash Is Our Chairman of the Gourd

Featured Recipe The end of October, a time for tricks and treats, is dominated by an iconic orange gourd. But we’re trying something different, flying in the face of Big Pumpkin to see what its close relatives have to offer. And with…

Health News Round-Up: Proper Prep for Insulin Pen Effectiveness

For Best Results, Insulin Pens Need Preparation For many patients, insulin injection is a key part of diabetes management, and pharmaceutical companies continue to innovate with ever-more convenient delivery methods. One advance has been the pre-mixed ‘NPH insulin pen,’ a convenient all-in-one…

ADelectable, Classic Autumn Dessert — with No Added Sugar

Featured Recipe Every year, autumn ushers in changing hues, blustery winds, and warmer layers. But it remains a magical time of year for its rich variety of available foods and its comforting cinnamon aromas of baking delicacies. With our latest recipe, we…

HealthNews Round-Up: Building a Better Place Setting for Dementia

Engineering Easier Eating and Drinking for Cognitive Decline Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect more than thinking and memory; as cognitive decline progresses, patients may struggle to eat and drink. Both the visual recognition of food and the motor skills…

Fresh,Local, Sweet, and Tart: Healthy Produce Tips for Harvest Time

As the days start to cool, the abundance of the harvest season begins. And although modern-day shipping and commerce generally allow us to have our pick of foods any time of year, there is still reason for excitement. There are certain advantages…

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