Monday Meals: Sole En Papillote – Easy, Impressive and Healthy

Whether you find the french term enticing or intimidating, cooking “en papillote” is easy, impressive and healthy. Pronounced ON poppy-YOTE, the term simply means “in parchment” and describes the method of cooking food in a paper or foil packet. Delicate fish is gently steamed within the packet. Liquid from the fish combines with …

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Monday Meals: Make-Ahead Oatmeal, a Healthy Morning Treat

Oatmeal has a mixed reputation. A 2008 survey found that Americans consider it the 4th most healthful food, coming in after whole grains, broccoli and bananas. But even with this wholesome reputation, it can be hard to find true oatmeal enthusiasts. Oatmeal is a modest food. While kale enjoys its moment in the …

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Monday Meals: Veggie Quinoa Soup

It’s winter, it’s cold, it’s gray, it’s time to make a pot of soup. This comforting routine doesn’t have to break your healthy living resolutions. Soup is a great opportunity to double up on the veggies, and sneak in extra nutrition in the form of purees, healthy grains and nurishng …

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WomensHealth.com Unveils Women’s Health Influencers Ad Network

WomensHealth.com, the leading resource for women’s health news, inspiring tips, advice and reliable information, has launched the Women’s Health Influencers Ad Network. The meticulously curated portfolio of premium influencers and partners allows advertisers and brands to connect with the most relevant audiences online. The Women’s Health Influencers Ad Network features …

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Try 5 Minutes of Meditation a Day – Start Right Now

During a live broadcast of “Good Morning America” in the spring of 2004, ABC newscaster Dan Harris had a very frightening, very powerful and very public panic attack. That event became the springboard for years of research, reporting and a personal quest to find a way to control his anxiety. In …

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Are Bagged Greens the Secret to Getting Americans to Eat Their Vegetables?

National Public Radio recently reported on the increasing consumption of bagged salad greens. It seems busy, hungry Americans are turning to the convenient packaged veggies to fill out their meals and get closer to the government’s helpful, but sometimes hard to reach, recommended vegetable consumption goals. The USDA breaks down its recommendations …

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Kelly McGonigal: How to Make Stress Your Friend

Is it time to re-think stress? Research shows that stress may be unhealthy only if you believe it to be so. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal sees stress as the body’s way of helping us rise to challenges and she explains how human connection is the key to quenching stress.

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Coffee Dropped from List of Carcinogens – Unless It’s Too Hot

Top off your cups, coffee lovers! The World Health Organization has recently revised their classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen. Coffee was originally added to the list of culprits in 1991, at that point there appeared to be a connection to bladder cancer. WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer …

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Daisy Ridley Shares Her Struggle With Endometriosis and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Daisy Ridley, British actress and fresh new face in the Star Wars galaxy, opened up in a candid Instagram post about her diagnosis of endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Endometriosis occurs when cells from the lining of the uterus grow in other areas of the body, it causes pain and cramping. Acne …

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May 8-14, National Women’s Health Week!

What will you do this week to celebrate National Women’s Health Week? Round up the family for an after-dinner walk? Sign up for that beginner’s yoga class. Quit smoking? Search the web for some new and exciting healthy recipes? Make that mammogram appointment? Whatever new commitment to health you make, …

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