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Your Daily Sugar Allowance, Pictured in Different Foods

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By: Anthony Schneck @AnthonySchneck Credit: Cole Saladino/ThrillistThe World Health Organization made news by declaring bacon (and other processed meats) carcinogenic, but for most people in the Western world, sugar is much more problematic for overall health. In response to out-of-control sugar consumption -- which leads to fun diseases like obesi

Salt Gets an Unfair Shake, Public Health Feels the Pinch

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******************************************************* CO-AUTHORED BY: James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD BRIEF BIO: Dr. DiNicolantonio is a research scientist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri LONGER BIO AND PHOTO: http://www.saintlukeshealthsystem.org/dinicolantonio ************************************************

DIY Skin Care Using Items Found in Your Pantry

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Lavish skincare products needed for beautiful and radiant skin can be found right in your own home. There is little to no need to spend a fortune on products that promise brighter, softer and more vibrant skin. The best part of DIY skin care is getting amazing results while avoiding putting your skin in contact with potentially harmful chemicals.

Eating in Echo Chambers

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In Going to Extremes, Cass Sunstein explores and characterizes the process that can lead to religious fundamentalism, internecine hatreds, jihad, and suicide terrorism. The essential ingredient is an echo chamber, a place where the opinion to which you are natively inclined, for whatever reasons, is reflected back at you by others who share it.The

Nutrients, Nutritionism, and Historical Nuttiness

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The current issue of JAMA features a commentary by two colleagues, calling for an end to what they term the "ban" on total dietary fat. More specifically, the authors are endorsing the report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, of which I too am a fan, in which there is no specific reference to an upper limit for total dietary fat in

Sugar Snap Pea & Barley Salad

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2 cups water 1 cup quick-cooking barley 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed and sliced into matchsticks 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-l

Sugar Snap Pea & Shrimp Curry

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2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons Madras curry powder 1 1/2 pounds raw shrimp, (16-20 per pound), peeled and deveined 1 pound

Watercress & Sugar Snap Salad with Warm Sesame-Shallot Vinaigrette

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8 ounces fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed (about 2 cups; see Tip) 2 large bunches large bunches watercress, woody stems trimmed (4 ounces or 4 loosely packed cups) 2 tablespoons peanut o

Chive-Mustard Chicken With Sugar Snap Peas

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2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 4 6 - ounces boneless, skinle

Chinese Chicken and Sugar Snap Pea Salad

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8 wonton wrappers Nonstick cooking spray 5 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar 3 tablespoons orange juice 2

Grilled Swordfish With Sugar Snap Peas, Strawberries and

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1 pint strawberries, hulled and quartered 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 1/8 teaspoons kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon plus a pinch blac

Peanutty Thai Noodles With Sugar Snap Peas

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12 ounces thin rice noodles 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup peanut butter, creamy or chunky 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium s

Pork Scaloppine With Sugar Snap Peas

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1/2 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 boneless pork loin cutlets (about 1 pound), pounded to 1

Sugar Snap Pea Pasta Primavera

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1/2 pound whole-wheat farfalle 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 slices pancetta, divided (about 2 ounces) 1 shallot, minced

Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas & Spring Herbs

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1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 2

Sugar Snap Salad

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2 cups sugar snap peas, (8 ounces), trimmed 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon sa

This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain

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We know that too much sugar is bad for our waistlines and our heart health, but now there's mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health -- from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing. While sugar is nothing to be too concerned about in small quantities, most of us are simply eating

Margaret Marshall: Consider Calories as You Do Dollars

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Do you count calories? Don't! Why all the emphasis on calories when all calories are not created equal? As I say this, I believe you must know about calories and how they affect your eating, weight, and health.For example you can eat a small ounce of chocolate for approximately 150 calories, or you can choose to eat one large apple for about 120 ca

David Katz, M.D.: Our Sodas, Stars and Selves: Where the Buck -- and Calories -- Stop

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To the inevitable backdrop of John Philip Souza marches and presidential photo-ops, Big Soda has announced that it will do some vague kind of something about the excesses they contribute to our intake of calories and sugars over something like ten years. (Unless, of course, they don't.) Cue the 21-gun salute! Release the confetti!Folks, that this i
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