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All the Best National Cookie Day Deals

If you’re a foodie, December is a magical month: cranberries are in season, roasts and savory suppers abound and sweets are everywhere. Many foods are dipped in chocolate or rolled in sugar. But if your favorite seasonal snack is a cookie, we’ve got good news for you: Tuesday, Dec. 4 is National Cookie Day, and in

Unrestricted diet OK more than one day before colonoscopy

(HealthDay)—Unrestricted diets are acceptable more than one day before colonoscopy among patients using a split-dose bowel regimen, according to a study published in the October issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Anna M. Leszczynski, M.D., from the Boston University Medical Center, and colleagues investigated whether fiber and various other foods/macronutrients consumed during the three days before colonoscopy

3/4 of adult day services centers keep advance directives on hand

(HealthDay)—Just over three-quarters of U.S. adult day services centers (ADSCs) maintain documentation of participants’ advance directives, according to a report published Sept. 12 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Jessica Penn Lendon, Ph.D., from the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., and colleagues used data

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational

My day on a plate: Jack Stein

Chef Jack Stein, 36, shares his day on a plate. Jack Stein. 7am I wake up and have a coffee. I'm really into coffee. 11am Bruschetta with good tomatoes; I've found a really nice seed bread that goes with it. My partner's family is Italian, so I'm trying to ingratiate myself with them with this

My day on a plate: Brian Morley

Brian Morley. Sunday Life reader, Brian Morley, 81, shares his day on a plate. 7am Mug of decaf coffee with light milk; a piece of tasty cheese. 8am Breakfast is a crumpet with marmalade and a slice of grainy toast with Vegemite. This is followed by a banana, half an orange and a glass of

Eating just one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness

Oranges really are the only fruit: Eating just ONE a day reduces people’s risk of blindness by 60% due to the citrus’ high antioxidant levels, study finds Oranges reduce people’s risk of developing age-related macular degeneration Due to ‘powerful antioxidants’ called flavonoids being anti-inflammatory Although flavonoids are in all fruit and vegetables, only oranges have

To Have a Healthier Day, Start Every Morning Doing This

Sometimes hitting snooze seven times in the morning feels like a good idea—until you get out of bed frazzled, forget your gym bag, leave your healthy lunch in the fridge, and give up on that whole annoying healthy life idea. (Been there!) Tomorrow, devote just a few minutes to these simple tricks, all designed to

What Aussie Model Elyse Taylor Eats In A Day

After fronting campaigns for Victoria’s Secret, Bonds and Tommy Hilfiger, Aussie Model Elyse Taylor knows a thing or two about keeping in shape. Now the 30-year-old has landed a gig as the face of cosmetics brand Nude by Nature. She gave us the scoop on her exercise and nutrition regime. Luckily for us, it’s pretty

The Best Time of Day to Give in to Cravings

Let’s be real: You know that chowing down a big ol’ juicy burger, is not a good idea—especially if you do it more than once in a blue moon.  Fatty foods can increase your risk for a range of diseases, not to mention make you feel pretty crappy. But if you’re going to splurge anyway (because