• By Jen O'Hara

Housecall: Sneaky Sugar Sources

February 1, 2016

various types of sugars spilled onto a table

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HEALTHY RECIPES
White bean dip
Roasted salmon
Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts
Sauteed bananas with caramel sauce

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Are you doing everything you can to stay healthy?
You're watching your weight, eating healthy and exercising. That's great. But there's something else you need to do. See your doctor for recommended vaccinations and screenings. By getting regular screenings you give your doctor a chance to detect problems early, when they're easiest to treat.

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

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