Check out our weekly list of three health-related news topics, Philadelphia-area events, and seasonal recipes you can take advantage of during the next week.
- It’s National Diabetes Month; find out if you’re at risk.
Did you know that 8.3 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes? That’s 25.8 million children and adults that suffer from the disease. Since November is National Diabetes Month, it’s a good time to take this test to find out if you’re at risk for developing diabetes. Then, learn how you can lower your risk by visiting the American Diabetes Association.
- Clean out your fridge, already!
If you fridge is full of mystery take-out and left-overs from who-knows-when, it’s probably a good time to clean out your fridge. And you’re in luck! November 15th is National Clean Your Fridge Day! So check those expiration dates. If you see a suspicious-looking container hiding in the back, throw it out before it walks away. And, if you’re not sure how long you should keep certain things like leftovers and condiments before they become unhealthy, take a look at this infographic to help you out!
- An apple a day…
Apples are at their best in the fall, and you don’t have to eat them for snacks or dessert. Try adding apples to your next dinner. This sweet, savory spiced pork tenderloin with sautéed apples recipe has only 234 calories per serving and it’s perfect for nights you don’t have time to make a huge meal.