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9 Health Benefits of Beets (and Risks) You Never Knew About

Conditions Alyssa JungAug 14 Beets are packed with healthy nutrients, like five essential vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium, and protein. But they can also have some surprising side effects. Health Benefit: Beets fight cancer iStock/Thinkstock There are multiple cancer-fighting benefits of beets. Beets contain high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents that studies show may help […]

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Is Eating a Ton of Ice Cream in One Sitting Worse for You Than Eating a Little Every Night?

Wondering how your sweets stack up? Health's contributing medical editor weighs in. Wondering what’s worse, eating a whole pint of ice cream at once or a little bit each night? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t clear-cut. Some research suggests that every-so-often binges can increase your metabolism slightly so that you may gain less weight than if you […]

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Giardiniera

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Mixed-Veggie Bánh Mì

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Sunflower-Wheat Loaf

Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell Health.com March 2016 Recipe Is: How to Make It Step 1 Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Step 2 Lightly spoon whole wheat flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Add whole wheat flour, honey, oil, molasses, and salt to […]