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VIA:  Health.Com By:  Kathleen Doheny/HealthDay Reporter According to Health.Com, Cottrells tean found that the fitter the student, the better the test scores.  The study was conducted with 1,200 students, who’s physical fitness was assessed in the 5th grade and the 7th grade.  Standardized tests were used to evaluate each student in the following areas:  reading, […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Although the case for coffee and exercise playing a part in the prevention of prostate cancer has not yet fully been proven, but the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study does show a clear association with both activities. Data on 50,000 men that participated in the study shows a common diagnosis […]

VIA:  Health.Com Provided By:  Healthwise Most men develop osteoporosis as a result of: •    Smoking, which increases the rate of bone loss. •    Not getting enough weight-bearing exercise. •    Taking certain medications, such as corticosteroids (for example, prednisone). •    Having low levels of the male hormone testosterone. •    Drinking too much alcohol. Click here for […]

VIA:  Health.Com Peanut Butter-and-Jelly Sandwich Cookies Ingredients 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/4 cup no-sugar-added creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup “measures-like-sugar” calorie-free sweetener 1/4 cup sugar 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt Cooking spray 3/4 cup low-sugar strawberry spread Preparation Preheat oven […]

VIA:  Health.Com This 20oz Raspberry Delight smoothie only has 240 calories, 0g fat and 3g fiber. This sandwich only has 300 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated) and 920mg sodium. This all fruit 16 oz Strawberry Whirl has 200 calories, 0g fat, 4g fiber and 42g sugar. This sandwich without mayo has 420 calories, 15g fast […]

VIA:  Health.Com Oral Glucose-Tolerance Test: This test is commonly performed on pregnant women.  The typical test includes drawing your blood once, then drinking a glucose solution and then the nurse or doctor will draw blood from the patient every 30 to 60 minutes for up to 3 hours. Fasting Blood Sugar: Patient fasts overnight and […]

VIA:  Health.Com Salmon Salad With Vinaigrette Ingredients 1 pound green beans, trimmed 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon minced shallots 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided 4 (3-ounce) salmon fillets 4 cups mixed salad greens 1/4 cup vertically sliced Vidalia or […]

VIA: WomensHealthMag.Com Severe head pain This mother of all headaches makes your bachelorette party hangover seem laughable. If you could laugh. The culprit – Odds are, any jackhammering in your brain is just a migraine. But if it’s not accompanied by other migraine symptoms (such as a visual aura), sudden and severe pain–we’re talking the […]

VIA: WomensHealthMag.Com Your Nails If you see dark lines on the nail beds It could mean Texas-sized moles aren’t the only red flags for skin cancer–the disease can also develop under your nails. Yellowish, brown, or black stripes are a sign of cell damage, possibly from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, says Ariel […]

VIA: SpecialK.Com Seared Steak Salad Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 1 serving Ingredients 1 ounce (about 8 beans) fresh green beans, trimmed 2 cups torn mixed greens 1/2 cup quartered grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons fat-free creamy Caesar salad dressing 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 ounces boneless […]

VIA: SpecialK.Com Lemon Pepper Salmon Total Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 serving Ingredients 1 4-ounce skinless salmon fillet, about 1 inch thick 1/4 teaspoon lemon & pepper seasoning salt Lemon wedge Directions 1. Rinse salmon. Pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle seasoning salt on both sides of salmon. 2. Place salmon in well-greased grill basket. […]