4 Steps for Safe Preparation of Your Holiday Bird (Infographic)

Thanksgiving Time: Know the Steps for Preparing the Turkey (Infographic)

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Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner and your turkey is safety stored in the freezer. Soon you're going to need to start thinking about preparation. You'll want to follow these four easy steps to cooking a healthy and delicious turkey dinner.


9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

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Movie theater snacks can be hazardous for your health. The sizes are larger than recommended servings (by a lot)! The best strategy for going to the movies? Try not to go hungry! But if you must munch on something, follow these tips.


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Thanksgiving Time: What You Need to Know When Shopping For the Turkey (Infographic)

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There is a lot to consider when you are shopping for a turkey. Read this shopping primer to make the right choice for your family and guests.


Recipe: Quick, Healthy Guacamole

Recipes: 7 Easy Party Dips

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, holiday season, holidays, party, Recipes, snacking

People love dips. They're always a hit, whether creamy or chunky. Below we present seven distinctly different dip recipes that are healthy, delicious and easy to make for your next get together.


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Recipe: Low-Cal Chocolate-Walnut Biscotti

Tags: chocolate, dessert, holiday season, holidays, Recipes, walnuts

Try our low-cal chocolate-walnut biscotti. They’ll satisfy any chocolate lover and they’re a great healthy treat with a cup of your favorite tea. Only 60 calories per serving.


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Muffin Recipes: Pumpkin, Apple, Chocolate — All Under 200 Calories

Tags: fall, holiday season, holidays, pumpkin, Recipes

Muffins are real pleasers, whether for breakfast, dessert or a snack. Here are three recipes we chose for great taste and low calories: pumpkin spice, applesauce or chocolate. Each muffin is under 200 calories.


Recipe: Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs

Tags: healthy diet, holiday season, Recipes

These too-easy sweet and sour meatballs are the perfect appetizer for your next party. Bonus: they're kid-pleasing too!


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6 Tips for Happy, Healthy Holidays (Slideshow)

Tags: healthy diet, holiday season, stress, yoga

As you make your final holiday preparations — shopping, cooking, traveling — keep these simple tips in mind.


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Don’t Take the Holidays Too Much to Heart

Tags: depression, heart attack, holiday season, stress

We tend to overdo during the holiday season, causing extra stress on the heart. So ’tis also the season for more heart-related trips to the emergency room. Watch for these signs of trouble.


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A Recovering Alcoholic’s Guide to the Holidays

Tags: alcohol, alcoholism, drinking, holiday season, substance abuse

Holiday parties create a potential minefield for recovering alcoholics. Be mindful of contextual situations associated with drinking and extreme emotions stirred up by the season that can trigger relapse.