• By Laurel J. Kelly

Housecall: Get moving to manage stress

November 21, 2016

a close-up of a smiling older woman doing stretching exercises in a gym

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Get moving to manage stress
Need a break from the news headlines? Feeling anxious about family gatherings this week? Virtually any form of exercise, from aerobics to yoga, can act as a stress reliever.

Thanksgiving recipes: Delicious and healthy options
Serve up a healthier Thanksgiving this year. These recipes have all the taste of the dishes you love, but with less fat and fewer calories.

EXPERT ANSWERS
When the heat is on, which oil should you use?
Olive, canola or grapeseed? Learn which cooking oils you should use for sauteing and frying.

Baby's sex: Can parents choose?
Discover the science behind influencing a baby's sex and whether those old wives' tales are true.

PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
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Healthy travel when you have high cholesterol
Suicide grief: Healing after a loved one's suicide
Endometrial cancer: Symptoms

HEALTHY RECIPES
Pecan-crusted tofu
Fried rice with mushrooms
Stuffed acorn squash
Quinoa salad

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Dreading a family holiday gathering?
Family tension often runs high during the holiday season. Consider this a time to set differences aside. Try to accept loved ones as they are, even if they don't live up to all your expectations. And be understanding if others get upset or distressed when something goes awry. Chances are they're feeling the effects of holiday stress, too.

Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover more healthy lifestyle topics at mayoclinic.org.

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