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Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: Best Workout Recipes

The alarm rings, you get up, dress, go to the gym, jump on the treadmill and run your daily miles, lift the weights, leave and get ready to do it again the next day. It takes effort and persistence — and the right foods at the right times! If you are putting in all this work, why not get all the benefits? If you are not eating the right things at the right time, you may not be getting everything you possibly could from your workouts.

04/17/2013

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CDC: Leafy Vegetables Most Likely To Blame In Food-Related Illnesses

Leafy greens are good for you, right? They are, if they are well-washed. The CDC has published which foods are most linked to outbreaks, and leading the pack is produce, which causes nearly half the illnesses.

01/30/2013

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Foods To Help Fight Off The Flu

To fight the flu, what foods are packed with the nutrients that could help? Look for bright colors. Those foods have anti-oxidants that could keep you healthy.

01/14/2013

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Study Shows Possible Link Between BPA & Heart, Kidney Problems

A new study from the NYU School of Medicine is now showing a possible link between BPA exposure in children to a higher risk for heart and kidney problems later in life.

01/09/2013

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Researchers Find Possible Link Between BPA & Childhood Obesity

Is plastic fattening? There may be a link at least to BPA, short for bisphenol A, a chemical found in plastic bottles, metal can linings and on paper receipts.

09/19/2012

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