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The Secret to Instantly Addictive, Spice-Rubbed Chicken with Sweetly Glazed Vegetables

  Are your weeknight chicken dinners on the last train to Yawnsville? Food Editor Rhoda Boone shows you how to make them a whole lot more interesting. Sometimes, all it takes are a couple new seasonings to transform a home-cooking mainstay like roast chicken and vegetables into something addictively different. …

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Eat Leafy Greens for a Sharper Brain

  “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” —Hippocrates A new study has found that eating leafy green vegetables such as spinach, kale and mustard greens can have a dramatically positive effect on our thinking abilities. In fact, older people who eat one to two servings a …

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USDA Dietary Guidelines for Children

  New USDA Dietary Guidelines reveal the health risks in the way most kids eat. Here’s how to start fighting the childhood obesity epidemic If we are what we eat, then American kids are Fritos. That’s just one of the major findings from the new USDA Dietary Guidelines. Fries and …

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Do You Sweat Too Much?

  By Anna Medaris Miller for U.S. News As a fourth-grader, Sophia Wastler was afraid to raise her hand. When she took notes, she folded squares of paper under her palms. When other girls held hands with boys at the roller skating rink, Wastler stayed home. “I definitely didn’t want …

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The Super-Delicious, Extra-Easy, Magical One-Pan Sausage Dinner

  The cozy pairing of rich sausage and tangy sauerkraut is a classic combination that doesn’t always get the love it deserves. Apples have a gentle sweetness that works well with both pork and sauerkraut, and just a pinch of caraway seed adds an earthy anise note that deepens the …

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Breakfast for Champions

  Could getting your child to eat breakfast help him maintain a healthier weight and do better in school? A group led by researchers at the University of Florida reviewed 47 nutrition studies and concluded that yes, children and adolescents who ate breakfast had superior overall diet quality, consumed more …

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A Family That Plays Together, Stays Fit Together

  Everyone knows the importance of exercise and instilling the habit into our kidsit can increase life expectancy, lower health risks, help control weight and improve work and school performance. As a parent, it’s important to make exercise feel like play and get the whole family involved. So dig out …

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Weird Pregnancy Symptoms

    How to deal:Theoretically, treating constipation should minimize your gas and bloating, too. Wacky, embarrassing and truly gross pregnancy side effects that your doctor may forget to mention. Sure, some moms-to-be exude a certain pregnant loveliness—until they fart in an elevator or snore like a foghorn in the night. …

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