Cardiology

Mayo Clinic Minute: Capsaicin connection to heart

An ingredient in hot peppers has long been used in topical creams to relieve muscles aches and arthritis pain. Dr. DeLisa Fairweather, a Mayo Clinic cardiovascular disease researcher, says capsaicin, when included as part ...

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A breakfast fit for making your New Year's resolutions

(HealthDay)—New Year's Day is typically when you vow to start a new diet to take off any weight you put on over the holidays or have been carrying. This year, make your resolutions attainable—slight changes that improve ...

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Recipes for healthy holiday appetizers

(HealthDay)—Finger foods are delicious, but they can pack on the calories even when you just nibble. Here are two appetizer makeovers with plenty of flavor and a lot less fat.

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Recipes for a festive holiday feast

(HealthDay)—Elegant holiday dishes are surprisingly easy to pull off when you stick to only a few ingredients. Try this delicious pork loin roast flavored with fragrant dried herbs and the perfect accompaniment—apples ...

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Try this healthy autumn apple dessert

(HealthDay)—Apples are a superfruit loaded with nutrients and soluble fiber. While warm apple pie is the quintessential American dessert, a few tweaks to the standard recipe can lighten the calorie load.

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Cooking with greens

(HealthDay)—It's time to go beyond spinach and kale. To really power up your meals with greens, you want to explore the taste and texture of watercress and dandelions. And the following recipes will get from the fridge ...

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How to spice up everyday oatmeal

(HealthDay)—Want to add pizzazz to your morning bowl of oats? Here's how to spice things up and boost the nutrition.

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A cool-season comfort food without lots of calories

(HealthDay)—If you've been relegating parsnips to the stock pot (their sweetness enhances both chicken and vegetable broth) or have been skipping over them altogether, you're missing out on a hearty side-dish choice for ...

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