New Dengue Vaccine May Form Basis for Zika Vaccine

New Dengue Vaccine May Form Basis for Zika Vaccine – NBC News   Via nbcnews.com   A new vaccine protected 100 percent of volunteers from getting infected with dengue virus, a sometimes deadly mosquito-borne germ that’s a close cousin of Zika virus.   And the unusual trial showed a possible new and faster path towards…

Chipotle Gave Away More Than 3 Million Burritos To Prove They’re Safe

Chipotle Gave Away More Than 3 Million Burritos To Prove They’re Safe   Executives also wanted restaurants to appear less “eerie” amid health concerns by packing the lines with customers looking for a free meal.   Via buzzfeed.com       Andrew Renneisen / Getty Images   Chipotle handed out around 3.5 million free burritos to…

Eating chocolate during pregnancy may benefit fetal growth, development

Via medicalnewstoday.com    The study results are likely to be warmly welcomed by moms-to-be, given the lengthy list of foods women are told to avoid during pregnancy.   While chocolate itself is – thankfully – absent from this no-go list, expectant mothers are recommended against overindulging in the tasty treat due to its fat, sugar…

Sugar: should we eliminate it from our diet?

Via medicalnewstoday.com   Sugar seems to have developed a reputation as the big bad wolf in relation to health. Medical News Today have reported on numerous studies associating sugar intake with increased aging, cardiovascular disease, obesity and even cancer. Such research has led to many health experts around the globe calling for reductions in recommended…

Here’s How To Pack 5 Make-Ahead Healthy Lunches

Via buzzfeed.com   So, you spent some time on Sunday shopping and cooking for the week, and now you need to know exactly how to turn all of that food into 5 easy, portable lunches!   Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed   Don’t know what we’re talking about? You’ll need to read this before you go…

15 Easy Healthy Dinners For People With Literally No Time To Cook

15 Easy Healthy Dinners For People With Literally No Time To Cook   Via buzzfeed.com   Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed   1. Spicy Quinoa Taco Bowl   oneingredientchef.com   Top off this ridiculously simple recipe with a homemade cashew-lime sour cream sauce.   Get the recipe here.   2. Greens and Beans Tacos   withfoodandlove.com…

13 Things I Learned When I Decided To Start Eating Vegetables

I’ve always been that person who really hates vegetables.       As a kid, I was the master of making vegetables disappear off my plate without ever taking a bite, whether it involved feeding them to my dog, subtly flushing them down the toilet, or hiding them under the couch. (I know.)   I considered…