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Craving a Fast Food Fix?
Highly processed foods are formulated for maximum appeal, and colorful ads keep people coming back for more. This can lead to addiction.
Fries, with a Side of Depression
Frying, particularly of potatoes, seems to raise the risk of anxiety and a depression, a study of humans and...fish finds.
Sugar's Not-So-Sweet Health Effects
You probably know that sugar isn't good for you, but you may be surprised to learn all the health issues it contributes to.
The Making of a Junk Food Junkie
Eating foods that are high in fat and sugar -- fries, soda, chips -- change the pleasure center of the brain, leaving you craving more.
Lost at Sea: Vitamin D Deficiency
Personnel on submarines don't see a lot of sun and often become vitamin D deficient. The same thing can happen to those who are house-bound.
Blueberries Can Help You Burn Body Fat
The antioxidants in blueberries are more than just good for your heart and brain. They appear to accelerate fat-burning during exercise.
Greens Make the Brain Younger
Eating a mostly plant-based diet appears to reduce the proliferation of proteins in the brain that contribute to cognitive decline.
The Mediterranean Diet's Boost to Women's Hearts
A study that looked at the diet's effect on women's hearts found it had a big impact, reducing cardiovascular risk by nearly 25 percent.
Vitamin D for Dementia
Seniors don't always get enough vitamin D. For those that do, the risk of developing dementia drops 40%. You can take too much, however.
Resist the Infant Formula Marketing Blitz -- Breastfeed
Breastfeeding offers infants' brains and bodies benefits that are proven by science. Ads for formula use similar words, but lack the facts.
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