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Fighting salt and sugar cravings, with spicy food

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This article was originally published by CNN Health. (CNN) There’s no magic pill that will cure you of your cravings. But there is something that may help the effort, and it’s all-natural. Research has shown that simply spicing up your diet may help you consume less salt and possibly less sugar, while potentially improving your health […]

First child death from the flu reported in Florida in 2018-19 season, Department of Health confirms

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This article was originally published by ABC Action News. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) has confirmed the first flu-related death in Florida this season. An unvaccinated child died after testing positive for influenza B. Health officials say that the child had no known underlying medical conditions. This is the first influenza-associated pediatric death […]

Protecting your family and yourself from the flu

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By Bob LaMendola | Florida Department of Health in Broward County Like a visiting relative who arrives unannounced and early, the flu has already appeared in South Florida – and it has affected children. As a result, the Florida Department of Health in Broward is urging people to take precautions to protect their families from the […]

6.5 million pounds of beef recalled due to salmonella outbreak

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This article was originally published by CNN Health. (CNN) Arizona-based meat producer JBS Tolleson, Inc. is recalling 6,500,966 pounds of “various raw, non-intact beef products” due to an outbreak of salmonella, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday. The recalled products may be contaminated with salmonella. The recall was issued […]

McDonald’s removing artificial additives from its burgers

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This article was originally published by CNN Business. The fast-food company, which hopes to attract more health-conscious consumers to its drive-thrus and counters, announced changes to its most popular hamburgers Wednesday. Its seven classic burgers — the hamburger, cheeseburger, double cheeseburger, McDouble, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, double Quarter Pounder with Cheese and Big Mac — will no […]

The FDA’s New Recall Announcements Will Now Include Specific Grocery Stores, Supermarkets

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This article was originally published by Cooking Light. Federal agencies are trying to make understanding where potentially harmful foods are sold much easier for shoppers. You may be used to quickly scanning your food’s best-by date or a product’s barcode and UPC code when you hear of a new national recall—but the Food and Drug […]