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Trans fat bans lessen health risks, research suggests

People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine and ...

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Brooklyn's Avocado Bar Ran Out of Avocados in Three Hours

This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com.  As I walked into Brooklyn’s Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar, the general manager sprinted out of the restaurant. “He has to go order some more avocados!” cofounder Alessandro Biggi explained. The hurry was ...

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Why Slow Eaters May Burn More Calories

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  People have been advising others to chew their food well for a long, long time. In Ayurveda, a school of medicine founded in India some 7,000 years ago, slow and thorough chewing is considered ...

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This Invention Would Let You Eat Water Like a Giant Grape

This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.  Remember that rain drop cake that tickled the taste buds of people around the world last summer? Well, a laboratory in the U.K. is giving us another option to try the “rain drop” method of eating by ...

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Fresh fruit consumption linked to lower risk of diabetes and diabetic complications

In a research article published in PLOS Medicine, Huaidong Du of the University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom and colleagues report that greater consumption of fresh fruit was associated with a lower incidence of diabetes, as well as reduced occurrence ...

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Dead Bat Discovered in Salad Mixes Prompts Recalls From Walmart

This article originally appeared on Fortune.com.  Fresh Express has recalled a packaged salad mix sold at Walmart stores in the southeastern U.S. after a dead bat was found in containers of the leafy greens sold in Florida. The company issued ...

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To eat or not to eat (before exercising): That is the question

Exercise enthusiasts often wonder whether it’s better to eat or fast before a workout. A new study is the first of its kind to show the effects of eating versus fasting on gene expression in adipose (fat) tissue in response ...

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15 Kitchen Gadgets Under $15 That Will Help You Eat Healthier

This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.  These 15 kitchen gadgets can help you clean up your eating. From pop molds that are perfect for small-batch homemade frozen treats to self-sharpening scissors that make cutting through everything from meat to herbs ...

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Expanding waistlines and metabolic syndrome: Researchers warn of new 'silent killer'

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University make the case that metabolic syndrome — a cluster of three of more ...

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Chipotle Just Went Preservative-Free

This article originally appeared on Fortune.com.  Chipotle has completely eliminated preservatives from its menu, the culmination of an effort that began two years ago, the company says. The popular Mexican eatery has introduced a new tortilla that only has a ...

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