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Ready-to-Eat Salads With Meat Recalled for Listeria

Posted on 10/24/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthUpdated Friday Oct. 25: Refrigerated, ready-to-eat salads from two firms have been hit with government recalls because of possible contamination with dangerous listeria, both the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration announced. Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter Listeria can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and individuals with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause …

Eating Done Right: Cucumbers – Food of the Week

Posted on 10/4/2012 by | Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthNo doubt you’ve heard the saying cool as a cucumber, but did you know that cucumbers boast a number of excellent nutritional benefits? Cucumbers have long been a go-to nutritional source. Because of their ability to stave off hunger pangs, cucumbers were a popular quick meal for European traders; however, the popularity of cucumbers goes back much further. Cucumbers are mentioned in the Bible, and the Roman Emperor Tiberius reportedly kept them on the table for every meal. Cucumbers, like …

Create Your Own Salad Dressing: Save Calories and Dollars

Posted on 03/8/2012 by | Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthIf weight loss is your goal in 2012, you’ll probably find yourself eating more fresh salads. Besides being nutritious, salads help us feel fuller without being dense in calories. Incorporating salads into your diet will be easier (and less boring) if you add variety and interest by topping them with a variety of dressings. Here are four distinct salad dressings that will make your taste buds sing:

Foodie Friday: Mandarin Orange Salad

Posted on 05/14/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeDid you know May is National Salad Month? With that being said, we thought it only appropriate to deliver a delicious salad recipe to celebrate the lovely and healthy dish. Enjoy!