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Lactose Intolerant? Dairy is Still an Option!
June is dairy month and a good time to dispel some common misunderstanding about lactose. Lactose is a very special sugar in milk that helps us better absorb calcium from dairy foods. Avoiding da Read More »
SEATTLE - Studies show more than 7 million Americans are vegetarians. Veganism is one of the strictest forms of plant-based dieting, but is it right for you?
No meat, no fish, no dairy, no eggs, no honey! Could you be a vegan?
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CHICAGO - Every year, 3.5 million children under age 14 are treated for sports injuries. It's a problem that keeps getting worse.
Rich Mascheri has been playing baseball his whole life.
“I've been playing since I was two year Read More »
Pickling is the process of blending spices, sugar and vinegar with fresh produce to create a crisp, pungent, sweet and sour treat. Any fruit or vegetable can be pickled; however, some take longer than others to attain desired flavor, ranging from Read More »
Iowa is 12th in the nation for milk production and produces 4.6 billion pounds of milk each year. Milk provides you with nine essential nutrients, which help to repair muscle tissue, maintain healthy red blood cells, and keep your body in optimal Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Data shows the number of abortions performed annually in Iowa is declining.
Between 2010 and 2013, the number of abortions decreased from nearly 5,400 to just over 4,420. That represents an 18.1 percent drop. Read More »
TAMPA - It’s called “leaky gut syndrome” and patients say it can wreak havoc on everyday life, but some doctors say there’s no such thing!
Personal trainer Jeff Dillion is pumped up now, but a while back, severe s Read More »
ORLANDO, Fla. - If you or someone in your family were having a stroke, would you know it? According to the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, “stroke” recently slipped from the fourth leading cause of dea Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A bird flu vaccine doesn't work well enough to approve it for emergency use against the current outbreak that's shaken the Midwest poultry industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.
The USDA's Ani Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Up to 40 kids from Iowa will be attending the Miracle Burn Camp in East Lake Okoboji next month, and the Cedar Rapids Firefighters’ Foundation is picking up the tab for most of them.
Members of the foundation pre Read More »