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Health Tip: Talkin’ Turkey

Tips to reduce your risk of food poisoning (HealthDay News) — When it’s time to thaw your big bird for Thanksgiving, make sure you do it properly to reduce the risk of food poisoning. The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers this advice: Don’t take a frozen turkey out of the freezer until you are ready…

Health Tip: Enjoying Thanksgiving Leftovers

Tips on how to save them safely (HealthDay News) — One of the best parts of Thanksgiving may be enjoying the dinner leftovers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests these safe storage tips for holiday treats to be eaten later: Cut up the turkey into small pieces to store in the refrigerator. Separate leftover…

Muscle-Building Teens May Go to Extremes, Study Finds

Desire for toned physique sometimes leads to harmful behaviors, research shows By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) — Many teenagers want a toned physique, and some use unhealthy tactics to get one, new research finds. A survey of about 2,800 Minnesota teens found that nearly all boys were doing something to boost…

Health Tip: Fuel Your Body for Resistance Training

Eat enough whole grains, experts advise (HealthDay News) — Eating a proper diet, including enough healthy carbohydrates, can help prepare your body for lifting weights — or what professionals call resistance training. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends these healthy carbohydrate choices for people focused on resistance training: Whole-grain foods, including quinoa, brown rice,…

Does Eating Fish During Infancy Cut Asthma Risk?

Researchers say timing is key, but one expert advises against seafood for babies By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) — Adding fish to babies’ diets during the first year of life might reduce their risk of asthma later on, a study by Dutch researchers suggests. This window of protection appears to occur…