Holiday Treats

10 Holiday Survival Tips If You Have Diabetes

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The holidays tempt us with sugary, rich foods. Is it OK to indulge a little, even though you have diabetes? Marwan Hamaty, MD, talks about holiday challenges for those with diabetes.


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Recipe: Ensalada de Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad)

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Today, our series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods takes us to Mexico with a tangy and colorful ensalada de Noche Buena—or Christmas Eve salad.


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4 Ways to Control Your Gout This Holiday Season

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The holiday season comes with little indulgences. But when you have gout, you have to make sure those little indulgences don’t turn into big flare-ups.


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Best Ways for You to Eat Healthier in an Airport

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It is possible to eat healthy while you travel and wait in airports. But you do have to work at it. You have to be ready because unhealthy food is everywhere in an airport. Find some practical tips to eating well while you travel.


6 Yummy Cookie Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

6 Yummy Cookie Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

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It’s true: You can make mouth-watering, lighter versions of your favorite Christmas cookie recipes that substitute natural sweeteners and lower-fat ingredients—and no one will know the difference.


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Best – and Worst – Holiday Foods for Your Skin

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, holiday season, holidays, skin care, vitamins, weight gain

The holidays are coming – and so is holiday food. But weight gain and poor nutrition aren't the only things you might worry about. What you eat also can affect your skin’s appearance.


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How You Can Make Your Indian Holiday Dinner Heart-Healthy

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Learn more about delicious heart-healthy holiday foods from different cultural traditions. Today, we look at the traditions of India: mughlai biryani and marzipan.


Jewish Sufganiyot and Latkes Made Healthy

Try These Lighter, Healthier Jewish Sufganiyot and Latkes

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Cooking for the holidays? Here are some heart-healthy recipe options from around the world. Today, learn about Hanukkah traditions sufganiyot and latkes.


7 ways to avoid weight gain over the holidays.

How to Overeat Less and Enjoy the Holidays More

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Focus on maintaining — not losing — weight over the holidays, and greet the New Year with a grin. Enjoy seven tips from our wellness dietitian.


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4 Food Tips to Improve Your Arthritis Symptoms

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No magic diet will make your arthritis disappear — but what you eat can ease your symptoms.