This Week's Healthy Headlines


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America’s Healthiest Fast-Food Breakfasts from

Doctor faces worst fear: Saving wife's life from

Olive Oil Pasta with Walnuts, Lentils, and Red Peppers from Oh She Glows

Study Says Cholesterol Doesn't Cause Stroke from Diet Blog

No -Bake Apricot Nut Balls from Fit Sugar

Vitamin Overload? 'Too Much of a Good Thing' May Be Bad for You from AOL Health

Taco Salad Recipe from That's Fit

Stock a Healthy Fridge from Woman's Day

Get-Well-Soon Smoothie from Savvy Eats

Sleep-Deprived? 3 Ways You Can Get More ZZZs from Fitness Magazine

Hakuna Frittata! (New Recipes!) from Hungry Girl

Morning Muesli Bars from Daily Garnish

Which stories piqued your interest this week?

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  • 20
    Great unfo - 12/22/2011   11:22:47 AM
    Which stories piqued your interest this week?

    The "Vitamin Overload? 'Too Much of a Good Thing' May Be Bad for You" article.

    My doctor prescribed me vitamin D(3) pills after discovering my blood levels were extremely low. So I took one every morning for about 3 months. During those 3 months, I suffered from bouts of dizziness, heart palpitations and nausea ... never even putting 2 and 2 and thought it was just from being on the Pill.

    One day, I forgot to take my vitamin d and I felt fantastic! Imagine that. :P Now, I just have half a pill every other day, and I feel much better. - 3/15/2011   3:29:31 PM
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    I enjoyed the "Fast Food Breakfasts", especially since we are driving to Texas and back in May, and will be forced to stop at fast food joints to save money, since gas prices are so high. I didn't know IHOP had any veggie omelet at all, haven't been there in a long time, and didn't know Starbucks had food besides baked goods either, good thing to keep in mind. - 3/14/2011   10:34:32 PM
    Fast Food Breakfasts. - 3/14/2011   6:40:20 PM
  • 16
    If you look closely on line you will find McD's oatmeal is not all that healthy. It has way more calories and sugar in it than anything you could ever make at home. I guess if you are really hard pressed and it was that or nothing, then I would eat it. But honestly, I can make a much better bowl of oatmeal and home and tote it with me on the run - 3/14/2011   12:10:48 PM
  • 15
    PS: after my run and washing my dog, I did make that pasta!
    My man & 6yo boy both loved it.
    I substituted pasta for soba noodles coz we ran out of spaghetti!
    Now I soak in a warm bath! Ah! I deserve this good life!
    - 3/14/2011   6:46:54 AM
  • 14
    A lot of things - the vitamin article, the frittatas - sound yum - pasta with walnuts, and the sleep article. - 3/14/2011   12:44:30 AM
  • 13
    I am making the spinach, walnut & lentil pasta tonight ! I love the "oh She Glows Blog".
    The yoga poses in bed were cute, as a yoga practitioner I must say these are lovely gentle stretches that really calm the nervous system. - 3/14/2011   12:13:09 AM
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    Well, I did have to laugh at the "No-bake Nut Balls." - 3/13/2011   11:29:29 PM
  • 11
    This was great. I had the McDonald's Oatmeal..very good. But, I usually make my own. - 3/13/2011   11:16:35 PM
  • 10
    I enjoyed the healthy fast food breakfast options. Sometimes I have to eat out early in the morning and now I know what choices are better for me. - 3/13/2011   8:59:15 PM
  • 9
    "America's Healthiest Fast-Food Breakfasts" article was interesting...Not much on fast-food joints, but sometimes I do find myself "on-the-run" and after reading the article, I know where and what to order. :-) - 3/13/2011   5:28:21 PM
    Loved the recipes and the fast food restaurant article - 3/13/2011   4:22:31 PM
    Checked out the nut balls and frittata recipes. Both sounded interesting. Was interested in the 'Doctor saving wife' story, but no time to watch a video, so didn't.

    Thanks for the variety of links! - 3/13/2011   3:36:15 PM
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    wonderful Blog. - 3/13/2011   2:46:00 PM
    I started reading from the top,all the articles have great info however I am always looking for new recipes. I want to try the new recipes from Hungry Girl. - 3/13/2011   2:02:08 PM
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    GREAT BLOG THANKS - 3/13/2011   1:51:24 PM
  • 3
    I found a lot of good things in here. I had been searching for a solution to a coccyx in jury-fount it at Aol.
    Loved reading about the Kamut and Spelt past in a s she glows, Her recipes look great I will try the avocado pasta tomorrow since there is one in the fridge I must use up. I spent forever with this today. Nuts and apricot balls DH has thyroid issues Apricots are supposed to help but you can only eat them so many ways This he will love. I must count the carbs there once I do it. Great BLOG Must go back to Cholesterol and Meusli. Later today. Time leaped ahead so I must too. - 3/13/2011   11:11:32 AM
    I liked the healthiest fast food breakfast article. I really like McDonald's oatmeal and was glad to see it made it on your list - 3/13/2011   10:36:12 AM
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    I enjoyed the healthiest fast food breakfasts article. I've already had the western omlet sandwich at Subway, the items at Denny's, IHOP and Panera Bread. Guess the only option that is available in my town that I haven't tried is McDonald's oatmeal. I eat oatmeal almost every day at home and think I do it better for fewer calories. - 3/13/2011   7:33:55 AM

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