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Recipes for Health: Sweet Potato Soufflé – A soufflé that is not too sweet to serve as a starter at your Thanksgiving table, but that also makes an impressive dessert. Ouch, My Knee! Is There a Bike Fitter in the House? – Bike fittings for recreational cyclists has mushroomed into a mainstream offering found at scores of bikes shops and training centers around the country. Holiday Fixings, Locally Grown – Connecticut farmers are expanding their offerings to satisfy an increasing demand for local Thanksgiving fare, while demand for fresh turkeys outstrips the availability of slaughterhouses. Vital Signs: Vitamins Seen as No Help in Heart Disease – A large long-term trial has found that vitamins C and E work no better than placebos at reducing a person?s risk of heart disease. Fitness: Learning How to Walk (Chewing Gum Not Included) – A yoga instructor has incorporated walking lessons into his yoga classes, insisting that proper alignment helps keep you moving toward better health. Bake Sales Fall Victim to Push for Healthier Foods – The school bake sale is becoming obsolete in California, as new standards restrict what foods can be sold to students. Fitness: Road Runner Rage – Nothing ruins a good run quite like a ton of steel in your path. Food Storage as Grandma Knew It – For economic and health reasons, a number of Americans are making the seemingly anachronistic choice to turn their basement into a root cellar. Q & A: Heating and Depleting – When scum is skimmed off homemade soup, what nutrients are lost? Calories Do Count – Complex diet regimens are starting to look like exotic mortgages and, just like a reliable savings account, good old calorie counting is coming back into fashion. Some Big Food Companies Adopt Nutrient Standards – The ?Smart Choices Program? aims to reduce confusion in the grocery aisle over nutritional value by adopting common standards. The Food Issue: Farmer in Chief – What the next president can and should do to remake the way we grow and eat our food. The Way We Live Now: 10-12-08: Why Take Food Seriously? – Because your life depends on it. Vital Signs: Awareness: Better Labels Urged for Caffeine in Drinks – A new study suggests that energy drink labels should list caffeine content and recommended limits, including a warning about use by children. A Debilitating Disease That Is Often Unknown – Mimi Winsberg, a triathlete who once sustained herself with energy bars and pasta, found she had celiac disease, which can only be treated with a gluten-free diet. Phys Ed: Stretching: The Truth – Forget everything you know about warming up. This is how it?s done. Personal Best: Clues to Help Explain the Frequency of Injuries – There are clues that suggest some people really are injury prone. Vital Signs: Hazards: Careful When You Go Up for That Rebound – Rebounds, according to a new study, accounted for one-quarter of the injuries in basketball games. Fitness: Workout Regimens You Can Live With – The federal government issues guidelines for exercise, emphasizing the variety of activities. Vital Signs: Nostrums: Supplements Seem to Be No Help to Knees – A new study suggests that the widely used diet supplements glucosamine and chondroitin may be ineffective in patients with arthritis of the knee. All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.

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