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Men's Health

Are Canned Beans as Healthy as Cooked Beans?

Beans are an essential part of any healthful diet. The federal government recommends about half a cup a day of beans, counting them as both a protein and a vegetable since they have the best of both w…

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Choosing A Health Insurance Plan 101

The Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period is in full swing. In fact, you only have until March 31, 2014 to get coverage through your state marketplace—so if you haven’t signed up already, there…

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Veggie Stuffed Pita Pocket Sandwiches

This sandwich is chock full of vegetables, both cooked and raw. It’s got a great, healthier version of Thousand Island dressing as a sauce. While it's super tasty, it's also a little messy, so make …

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The Effects of Compassionate Presence on People in Comas

Have you ever wondered if someone in a near death state could hear your words or feel your presence? Clues to the mystery of transition from earthly life are offered in accounts by individuals wh…

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Heartbreaking: Giraffe Kisses Dying Zookeeper

Northern European countries have lately been making headlines about giraffes -- primarily due to their controversial policy of euthanizing healthy zoo giraffes to prevent inbreeding. But today, the Eu…

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Eat Beans to Live Longer

Beans, beans, they're good for your heart; the more you eat, the...longer you live? Legumes may be the most important predictor of survival in older people from around the globe. Researchers from inst…

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Why Plant-Based Might Be the Healthiest Diet for Weight Control

We know that vegetarians tend to be slimmer, but there's a perception that veg diets may somehow be deficient in nutrients. So how's this for a simple study: researchers analyzed the diets of 13,000 p…

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Why Athletes Should Eat More Nutritional Yeast

Does powering up at the gym also power up our immune system? Research has shown that moderate exercise improves immunity and decreases illness rates. According to an article in the American Journal of…

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Pesto Minestrone Soup

A whole meal unto itself, this soup is a flavorful twist on a classic. You can make the pesto yourself or buy one of the wonderful pestos that are available at the market. ½ onion, cubed 1 leek, s…

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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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Absolutely precious....it was funny how differently the cat reacted to the baby than the dogs...at f…

Old age is certainly a scary prospect for quite a few seniors. Your list is spot on.

People need to make themselves aware of what their eating. Wild rice is another good option to stock…