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Easy Snack Swaps for Better Health

Easy Snack Swaps for Better Health

With the New Year upon us, most people are looking to make healthier eating choices. Here’s a tip: Instead of skipping snacks, swap them.Keri Gans, a registered dietitian, released a list of popular snack swaps ahead of National Almond Day on Feb. 16. Whether you’re nuts about almonds or not, these tips can help you snack smarter while still feeling…
Is Sugar a Secret Stress Buster?

Is Sugar a Secret Stress Buster?

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the stress hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain–but the same isn’t true about diet drinks that contain aspartame, a new study says.“This is the first evidence that high sugar–but not aspartame–consumption may relieve stress in humans,” said Dr. Kevin D. Laugero, PhD, of the University of California, Davis, one of the…