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Are Smoothies Good for You? The Answer May Surprise You

Are Smoothies Good for You? The Answer May Surprise You

Mmmm, smoothies—they’re so quick, delicious, and healthy. Unless you’ve been living in a remote jungle village, you’ll have noticed the fast rise of this beloved drink. Smoothies grace the menus of restaurants, juice bars, and fast food chains around the world. You’ll even find premade versions on grocery store shelves.

Healthy Years’ 2017 Annual Index

Bones and Joints

Need a Total Hip Replacement? (Jan., 5)
Back Pain? Don’t Assume It’s a Disc. (Sept., 1)
Relieving and Preventing Bunions and Hammertoes (Nov., 3)

Cancer

Immunotherapy: Cancer’s Newest Enemy (Jan., 1)
Vaccines That Fight Cancer (Jan., 7)
Acupressure Reduces Breast Cancer Fatigue (Feb., 2)
There Is No Safe

3. Fueling Activity

Nutrition Gives You an Edge
Healthy eating habits can help keep you energized and ready to be active. What, when, and how much you eat can greatly affect your ability to perform different physical activities, not to mention your ability to maintain good health. The composition of your meals and snacks,

Newsbriefs: Asthma Attacks; Coffee; Therapy for Weight Loss

Vitamin D May Reduce Severe Asthma Attacks
A new Cochrane Library review suggests that taking an oral vitamin D supplement in addition to standard asthma medication may reduce severe asthma attacks. Low blood levels of vitamin D have been linked to increased risk for asthma attacks in people with the condition.

To Lose Weight, Skip the Fad Diets

Health experts have been saying it for years: Don’t fall for fad diets to lose weight—stick to traditional weight loss plans. And now a Harvard study confirms this advice. About two-thirds of obese Americans try to lose weight, and those that successfully meet this goal do so mainly through the

Evaluating 4 Diets From A(tkins) to Z(one)

Trendy low-carb weight-loss plans, like the Atkins and Zone diets, have been duking it out for years, each claiming to be the best for weight loss. But a new study gives the Atkins Diet a leg up.    Experts have long voiced concerns that low-carb plans, especially the Atkins Diet,

Protein Packs Powerful Punch; Are You Getting Enough For Optimal Health?

Protein has cachet these days, lauded as the preferred energy source for many popular weight-loss plans. Yet perhaps protein’s bragging rights should come from its newfound abilities to bolster immunity, defend against osteoporosis and prevent age-related muscle loss. They are all important reasons to be sure you are getting enough

The Omega Plan

Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. and Jo Robinson HarperCollins 10 East 53rd St. New York, NY  10022-5299 1998, 380 pp., $24, hardcover Do you think

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