Cooking more meals at home is a sure way eat healthy and cut down on total food costs to save you big bucks over the course of the year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American family spends upwards of $7,000 on food annually, with 43 percent of that total (or roughly $3,000) going toward restaurant and takeout meals. And with a dinner out costing anywhere between $12 and $30 per person (or an average of $21), it doesn't take long for the bill to add up.
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The cold-and-flu season is upon us and, let's face it, it's no fun for anyone. But these winter months can be particularly perilous for people with diabetes.
"When you have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, your immune system is less able to fight infections," explains David Lam, M.D., associate director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center in New York City. As a result, you're more likely to get sick—and to suffer complications from what otherwise might be a garden-variety case of the sniffles.
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Managing diabetes is a big task, but breaking it down into small daily actions can make it more manageable. We asked the experts for seven ways to refine your everyday routine.
Each season offers different ways to be active outside, and so we picked unique gifts that will inspire your friends and family to be active outdoors and enjoy nature, whether it's sweather weather, planting time, or picnic season.
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