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Health Buzz: Soak up Summer While You Can
Health news from around the web for August 19, 2011.
Our host Jamie Yuenger shares news from our team and from the health-minded experts at Fit Bottomed Girls, Calorie Count, and a surprising taste of summer in a recipe from Panini Happy.
Fresh tunes are the perfect way to inspire a tired workout, and this one from Fit Bottomed Girls is no different. The playlist is based on the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale, numerical rating to how hard you’re working. Songs from Outkast and Violent Femmes are just a couple examples of what you'll hear and will keep you in a mid-range.
Did you know you easily add 100 calories to a burger by just adding ketchup? If you're trying to enjoy a calorie-conscious cookout, trying swapping it for salsa, with more flavor, more fiber, and far less calories. That's just one of the great ideas from Calorie Count for trimming down your backyard calories.
Source: Calorie Count
The conclusion of a 10-year research project by Seattle pediatrician Dr. Robert Pretlow shows that children are displaying addiction tendencies toward salty, sweet, and fatty foods, a behavior that can lead to obesity because of the associated over eating. Nearly 80 percent of the child participants said they eat more now than when they first became overweight.
Featured Recipe: Grilled Peaches and Humboldt Fog Panini
Take full advantage of those ripe, in-season peaches with a healthy vegetarian sandwich from Panini Happy. Grilled peaches become sweeter when carmelized, then layer with creamy Humboldt Fog goat cheese on top of a multi-grain baguette, then press on a panini maker. Lunch or dinner, you'll be satisfied with this impressive and simple meal.
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