Kids Health

Here's How to Make Baby Mealtime — & Cleanup — a Breeze

Sifting through the best high chairs on the market can be as challenging as convincing your picky toddler to gobble up all of her broccoli purees. But, just as introducing leafy greens into a baby’s diet is vital for her growth, finding the right high chair is critical for childhood development, says early childhood specialist […]

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Roasted Root Veggies Make a Hearty Winter Soup

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 — — Dense root vegetables such as sweet potatoes and parsnips benefit from roasting. They sweeten as they cook, making for healthy comfort food during cold winter months. Follow these general steps for any hard vegetables: Start by cutting them into uniform pieces, so they’ll roast and brown evenly. (Otherwise, you […]

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Cannabis could be downgraded by the World Health Organization

Cannabis could be downgraded by the World Health Organization to make it more available in medicines WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence has proposed to relist substance May also strike non-THC products, such as cannabis oil, from all drug controls  UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs will vote on recommendation next month Cannabis regulations could be […]

Health Problems

How you move shows how you make up your mind

You’re standing at a vending machine, ready to punch in the code to get your snack. Even as your hand moves toward the keypad, your brain is still deciding what to do, still in the middle of choosing as your hand touches the keys. “When we make a decision, we’re really choosing between several concrete […]

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Have diabetes? Make sure to manage cholesterol, too

For people with diabetes, blood sugar isn’t the only important measurement. New cholesterol guidelines suggest the more than 110 million U.S. adults with diabetes or prediabetes also should manage their cholesterol. The guidelines released earlier this month during the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions conference suggest doctors consider prescribing cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to people […]

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Late night snacker? Make it cottage cheese

Eager to eat a snack before bedtime? A protein-filled snack like cottage cheese is the way to go, say Florida State University researchers. Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences Michael Ormsbee and former FSU graduate student Samantha Leyh found that consuming 30 grams of protein about 30 minutes before bed appears to have […]