Health and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share and exchange your favorite healthy recipes.

Questions are encouraged and I will answer to the best of my ability. If I can’t, I will try to steer you in the right direction. Naturally, I cannot give individual medical advice for personal health issues. I can give you information about medical conditions and the current treatments available.

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What To Cook This Weekend

The leaves are finally turning here in New York City. It took awhile. This weekend is forecast to be cooler, so you’ll need a sweater when heading out when heading out for errands or sports events. Here are some easy and healthy recipes that will satisfy.

Middle-School Tacos

Here is a taste of a time when Mexican food was not as widely available in the United States as it is today, when parents and sports bars looked for food to serve children and those who eat like them, when the combination of crunch and fat and silk was divine.

Home/Made Mushroom Lasagna

Sautéed mushrooms add heft and loamy funkiness, and a mixture of Fontina and Gruyère add zing.

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed With Herbs and Capers

Pork tenderloin is a lean cut that can easily dry out. But stuffing it with herbs, shallots and capers helps keep it nice and juicy as it roasts in a hot oven, and tying up the meat so it’s the same thickness all over helps it cook evenly.

Slow-Cooker Butter Chicken

Not every version of butter chicken uses butter. Coconut milk gives this slow-cooker chicken its creamy richness. This is a fast recipe for the cook

Ginger-Molasses Cookies

Think of these cookies as a cross between a gingerbread man and a chewy molasses cookie. Adding molasses gives them a softer texture with a decidedly adult, almost caramel flavor.

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How Your Thyroid Could Be Working Against Your Heart

Even Partial Breast-Feeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk

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Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Risk in Kids

Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy

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When It Pays to Quit, More People Stop Smoking