Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan

– Nothing can sink heart-healthy food faster than frying it in oil and breading.
The American Heart Association suggests these alternatives:

Stir fry your favorite veggies and meat in a little broth or oil. Avoid high-sodium seasonings, such as…
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Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 — Diabetes may be harder on women’s hearts than it is on men’s.
Two new studies have found an increased risk of heart problems, such as heart attack and chest pain, in women with diabetes compared to men with the blood sugar…
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Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 — Larger portions and oversized tableware do contribute to overeating, a new study reports.
Eliminating jumbo servings of foods and beverages could reduce caloric intake among Americans by 29 percent, British researchers…
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Flu Shot a Must for Moms-to-Be

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 — Catching the flu early in pregnancy doubles the risk of having a baby with a serious birth defect, which is why getting a flu shot is so important for women who are expecting, the March of Dimes warns.
But despite the…
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