Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: recipe of the week featuring chocolate coffee cookies and homemade sauerkraut recipes, what you need to know about the salt content in pre-packaged salads, the big news on tanning beds this week, and how ten minutes of running can boost your heart health. All that and much much more….

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Something you should all know about cholesterol lowering medications: they are really bad for your body.

Recipe of the week featuring paleo chocolate coffee cookies. Also, how to make sauerkraut, the easy way.

The Best Health and Fitness News This Week

Ever order a salad from a fast food restaurant? Here’s something shocking you should know about pre-made salads.

I know you have at least five to ten minutes of free time in a day. A new study shows that ten minutes of running can have tremendous benefits on your cardiovascular health.

The Surgeon General has some new recommendations to those who use tanning booths: STOP USING THEM. I for one don’t know why people are so adamant about using them. Here in Southern California they’re quite popular.

The ten worst states for healthcare. Where does your state rank?

A takeaway from the World Aids Conference: 26% of new transmissions in the United States are from ages 13-24.

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