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Health on the Plate: Nutrition for Women

Health on the Plate: Nutrition for Women


At least three times a day we have the opportunity to positively affect our health with the food choices we make.
| by ALISON RELYEA-PARR \

Balancing taste, cost, ease, time and nutrition can become unwieldy, but we do our best and hope that we are giving ourselves the basics that we need.

7 simple ways to clean up your diet and lose weight

7 simple ways to clean up your diet and lose weight


Whether you want to gain more energy or lose weight, some simple ways to clean up your diet can make all the difference in getting you there sooner rather than later.
| by RHEATHER WILLIAMS \

Losing weight isn’t always about counting calories but instead, it’s about eating a clean diet. If you ask me, food shouldn’t be about numbers; it should be about choosing clean, whole foods.

8 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

8 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol


Everyone over the age of 20 ought to have their cholesterol checked once every five years… we all know that.
| by Jennifer |

But what to do if your cholesterol is too high (over 200 total, or over 100 of LDL)?

Porn performers suffer syphilis attack

Porn performers suffer syphilis attack


America’s multi-billion dollar porn industry is sick, doctors have confirmed.
| by RT | 2012 |

Four more cases of syphilis have been detected following the recent outbreak among porn performers, bringing the total to nine. The figures are set to grow.

Michael Phelps Qualifies for 400 Individual Medley Final

Michael Phelps Qualifies for 400 Individual Medley Final


After a shaky start to his Olympics trip on Saturday (July 28), Michael Phelps qualified for the eighth and final spot in the 400 individual medley.
| by Celebuzz | 2012 |

As final, which takes place later tonight.

First-ever home HIV test kit approved in US

First-ever home HIV test kit approved in US


Americans will soon be able to find out whether they are HIV positive at home, after an over-the-counter test was approved by the Food and Drug Agency.
| by RT | 2012 |

The test is only available to people aged 17 and above, so ID may be needed to buy one.