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The Ultimate Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Menu

Gear up for the big game with dishes that highlight ingredients found in the Seattle Seahawks’ home state of Washington. Or, try this menu if you’re rooting for the New England Patriots.

Buzz Kill: Three Daily Alcoholic Drinks May Boost Stroke Risk

You may want to keep that third beer of the night stashed in your fridge.

People in their 50s and 60s who down more than two alcoholic beverages daily have a 34 percent higher risk of stroke compared to lighter drinkers — and are more apt to suffer a stroke five years earlier in life regardless of their genetics or their other health habits, asserts a study released Thursday. 58 more words

Here’s How Many Calories You’ll Eat During the Super Bowl

The game lasts four hours, but what you eat will stick with you way longer than that. By some (admittedly unscientific) estimates, Americans who snack on typical Super Bowl fare, like pizza, beer, soda, chips, dips, hot wings and nachos, could take in as many as 2,400 calories and 121 grams of fat just during the game. 209 more words

This Is the No. 1 Driver of Diabetes and Obesity

A primary driver for type 2 diabetes is sugar, according to a new report.

In the report, published Thursday in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, a team of researchers performed a literature review to determine whether certain ingredients are much more dangerous than others when it comes to diabetes, and to challenge the idea that all calories are equal. 504 more words

Why Your Coffee Addiction Isn't So Bad for You

Knocking back a daily cup of joe (or several) delivers more than a jolt of energy. That morning brew comes with a host of health benefits, according to research. 651 more words

I had oxalate kidney stones. Can I still drink almond milk?

Almond milk does not contain significant amounts of oxalate.  Please see the United States Department of Agriculture web site at:  http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/4190?fg=&man=&lfacet=&format=&count=&max=25&offset=&sort=&qlookup=almond+milk

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