Fitness

Recipe: Healthy & Speedy Minestrone Soup

There are as many varieties of Minestrone (literally “BIG SOUP”) as there are people who cook it. My version is is created with speedy preparation…

Recipe: Shepard’s Pie with Mashed Potatoes/Squash

Shepard’s Pie consists of seasoned beef and vegetables that are topped with cheesy mashed potatoes and squash. Ingredients Meat and Vegetables 1 1/2 pounds…

Recipe: Honey Roasted Turkey

This is a simple holiday turkey recipe. Ingredients For the Brine: 2 cups of kosher salt 2 cups of honey 2 gallons…

Recipe: Garden Summer Pasta Salad

This easy to make summer salad is great to take to a patio party, or to make as a cool side dish for the family! Ingredients…

Health

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery, experts who have done a comprehensive…

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Bowel surgery death rate ‘too high’

Too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery, experts who have done a comprehensive…

NHS wants negligence legal costs capped

NHS wants negligence legal costs capped

The government intends to put strict limits on the “excessive fees” some lawyers claim in…

Drone flies abortion pills to Poland

Drone flies abortion pills to Poland

The drone flew the pills into Poland, where they were immediately taken by two Polish…

Online game ‘may control snacking’

Online game ‘may control snacking’

A computer game may help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small…

Sun cream labelling ‘confuses buyers’

Sun cream labelling ‘confuses buyers’

There is huge confusion over the labels on sun creams, and manufacturers should all use…

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Nutrition

Is marriage good or bad for the figure? Comparative study of nine European countries

It is generally assumed that marriage has a positive influence on health and life expectancy. But does this “marriage bonus” also apply to the health indicator of…

High-fiber diet during pregnancy may protect offspring against asthma

High-fiber diet during pregnancy may protect offspring against asthma

Women who consume a high-fiber diet during pregnancy may reduce the risk of their offspring developing asthma, according to the results of a new study published in Nature…

Want to be seen as more loving and a better cook? Serve vegetables to your kids

Want to be seen as more loving and a better cook?  Serve vegetables to your kids

Do you want to be seen as a better cook and a more loving parent? It’s as easy as serving a vegetable at dinner, according to recent Cornell…

A person’s diet, acidity of urine may affect susceptibility to UTIs

The acidity of urine — as well as the presence of small molecules related to diet — may influence how well bacteria can grow in the urinary tract,…

Weight loss plus vitamin D reduces inflammation linked to cancer, chronic disease

First study of its kind to test effect of vitamin D and weight loss on inflammatory biomarkers For the first time, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research…

Experts call for dropping of total fat intake limits

Experts call for dropping of total fat intake limits

Ahead of the publication of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, researchers have called for the US government to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption. The…