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September 26, 2016

Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain

ironworkers shared this story from WebMD Health.

Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

September 19, 2016

What's Behind the Gluten-Free Trend?

ironworkers shared this story from WebMD Health.

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These days, a gluten-free lifestyle has become one of the most popular diet trends in the U.S. One in five people now reduce or eliminate gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley or rye, in their diet, according to a 2015 Gallup poll.

September 12, 2016

5 Simple Meals You Can Make In A Cast-Iron Skillet

ironworkers shared this story from Prevention.

If you're anything like me, one of the main deterrents from making a nice healthy dinner is the sink full of dishes you're supposed to tackle afterward. After a long day, it's just not gonna happen. But what if we told you that you could simplify your meals and drastically minimize your mountain of plates, pans, and bowls? The new cookbook Cast Iron Cookingby Rachael Narins let's you do just that. Each simple but delicious recipe requires a cast-iron cast iron skillet, along with a few other basic kitchen tools—but nothing fancy. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!)

Here, 4 of our favorite simplified dinners, and one ridiculously tasty dessert. 

Excerpted from Cast-Iron Cooking © 2016 by Rachael Narins. Photography by © Keller + Keller Photography. Used with permission by Storey Publishing.

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