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Health Buzz: Make the Most of Summer's Final Weeks
Health news from around the web for August 25, 2011.
Our host Jamie Yuenger shares news from our team and from the health-minded experts at Shape, SheKnows, and Mom Generations. Plus, enjoy the last of the juicy summer produce with a recipe from Sugar & Charm.
We all know a serious calorie burn awaits you in the refreshing water of the pool. However, knocking out all those laps is a little less than inviting. Shape Magazine shares 35 different workouts you can do in the pool without completing a single lap.
Some women find it easier to create "me time" when the kids go back to school, for others, the chaos of the family schedule just compounds. SheKnows shares 15 reasonable ways to make sure you're putting yourself back in line with the other obligations in your week.
A growing trend is the raw food movement, with some arguing incomparable health benefits by simply not cooking any of their food. DIR's Margaret Badore takes an in-depth look at the idea and finds that for some foods, cooking actually increases the nutritional value, while for others it's best to eat them in their natural state.
If you're looking for a good reason to run this fall, Mom Generations has put together a well-organized list about what to look for when choosing your first 5K race.
Featured Recipe: Watermelon Mojito Pops
Watermelon is in its prime right now, and so is the blazing summer heat. Cool off with a these popsicles made of watermelon, mint, agave nectar, and a little lime. Oh, and light rum. Of course, you can modify the recipe to make them as adult- or kid-friendly as you like!
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