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'Healthy Living for Summer': Alternatives to processed sugar

Avoiding refined sugar may be a challenge for most Americans, but Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole, the owners of Fitness and Fuel LA, regularly look for alternatives. In the tenth and final episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we asked them for some tips. “We try to avoid processed sugar as much as we can,” said Paidoussi. The couple has experimented with creating different recipes that exclude sugar. In the video above, they make spicy chocolate pumpkin squares with stevia, a sugar substitute, and dates. “[It’s] a…

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'It's Ben Woodburn's world and we're all just living in it' – Fans react to Welsh wonder kid's cameo appearance

The 17-year-old is surely catching the attention of Reds boss Jurgen Klopp Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Ben Woodburn is loving life right about now. The 17-year-old Wales wonder kid helped his country secure a potentially crucial win in their quest to qualify for the World Cup with a stunning cameo appearance against Moldova. Woodburn stepped off the bench to secure victory against Austria on Monday night and it was his introduction again that inspired the Dragons to three points in Group D. Liverpool may be fully stocked with attacking talent,…

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Radio 3 to explore living with dementia in six-hour broadcast

BBC Radio 3 is to broadcast a one-off, six-hour programme featuring the voices of people living with dementia. The all-night programme, on 15 October, will blend their observations with music in an uninterrupted sequence. “Dementia’s the biggest killer in England and Wales. We wanted to give these people a voice,” said Jessica Isaacs, head of Radio 3 production. “Hearing their voices, without explanation, is a very powerful thing to do.” The broadcast will form part of a season exploring the links between music and memory. Produced in conjunction with the…

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'Healthy Living for Summer': The effects of alcohol

Alcohol can be a tricky topic. If you choose to drink it, what is an appropriate amount? Is red wine better than white? What if you drink liquor? Like with most things when it comes to health, everybody’s body is different. In the ninth episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we turned to Dr. Ravi Dave, the director of Interventional Cardiology at UCLA Health, for advice when it comes to consuming alcohol. Dr. Dave discussed wine, beer and liquor with ABC News. For more, watch the video…

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'Healthy Living for Summer': Travel tips for eating smart and staying active

It can be easy to overindulge while traveling, but that may lead to feelings of regret once the vacation is over. How can we travel in a way where we maintain our balance and health. In the eighth episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we spoke with Julieanna Hever, a plant-based dietitian. “If it’s a really long flight I’ll bring food with me, but if it’s a short flight I’ll eat when I get there,” Hever said. “I’ll eat whole foods as much as possible, not packaged…

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'Healthy Living for Summer': Having a balanced diet

Dieting can be a frustrating experience, at times leading to feelings of guilt or tempting cravings. In the seventh episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we spoke with Shawn Stevenson, a nutritionist, author and host of the podcast “The Model Health Show,” who shared advice on how to have a balanced diet without necessarily having to diet. “The real cause of overeating, when it boils down to it, is that nutrient-deficiency leads to chronic overeating,” Stevenson said. “We need to be proactive with our nutrition, instead of…

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'Healthy Living for Summer': Combating cravings

Physical exercise and mental techniques can help fight unhealthy food cravings, according to some experts. In the sixth episode of ABC News’ “Healthy Living for Summer” series, we spoke with Liz Arch, the founder of Primal Yoga, for tips on combating those urges. “Exercise, as well as activities like yoga and meditation, that help to combat stress are some of the best ways to fight cravings,” Arch said. Below is advice Arch gave ABC News for fighting off those unhealthy cravings when you aren’t hungry. Watch the video above for…

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