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Saturated fat could be good for you, study suggests

A new Norwegian diet intervention study (FATFUNC), performed by researchers at the KG Jebsen center for diabetes research at the University of Bergen, raises questions regarding the validity of a diet hypothesis that has dominated for more than half a ...

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Kids Are Eating Healthier, But There's Still Room for Improvement

First, the good news: Kids in the United States are eating better today than they were two decades ago. Now, the not-so-great part: They’ve still got a long way to go before their diet, as a whole, can be considered ...

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Alcohol intake associated with increased risk of melanoma

Alcohol intake is associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women, new research shows. White wine carried the most significant association, and the increased risk was greater for parts of the body that receive less sun ...

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Celebs Swear By These Nutrition Trends—But Are They Actually Good For You?

Golden milk Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly a fan of golden milk (aka turmeric lattes), as are some of my pro athlete clients. This beverage is typically prepared by combining fresh or ground turmeric with coconut oil, honey, cinnamon, black pepper, ...

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These Are the Real Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it’s capable of all those things, there is some ...

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Study zeros in on gene that limits desire to drink alcohol

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In the largest study of its kind, scientists say that they have identified a gene variant that suppresses the desire to drink alcohol. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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The Case Against Energy Drinks Is Getting Stronger

Energy drinks are popular among young teens and adults, but studies continue to show they may have unintended and potentially serious side effects, including high blood pressure, hyperactivity and more. In a new report published in Pediatric Emergency Care, researchers ...

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How to Build a Healthy Meal That Actually Keeps You Full

Do you ever eat a healthy lunch only to find yourself starving by 3 p.m.? You’re not alone. This a common frustration I hear from my clients, and in most cases, the explanation is the same: The meal was missing at least one ...

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Study in rats finds low blood alcohol levels have no effect on total calories consumed

Laboratory rats will drink alcohol if it’s available, and may even get a little tipsy, researchers report in a new study. But they won’t voluntarily drink until they’re drunk. And while ethanol is calorie-rich, rats that drink it eat less ...

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Major finding identifies nitrogen as key driver for gut health

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Scientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the microbiota. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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