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Digestion breaks down food into byproducts that can be either good or not-so-good for our memories. It's all about the foods we eat.
Daytime Eating is Best
Travelers, nurses, shift workers take note: eating late at night, particularly when your body clock has been disrupted, can stir depression.
A Low-Cal Sweetener with Gut Benefits
Researchers are working on a new artificial sweetener that, unlike current offerings, boosts good gut microbes as it cuts calories.
Banana Peels Are No Joke
"Bacon," pulled peel sandwiches, and cookies from banana peels? Yes, it's true. Powdered peels add fiber and low-cal sweetness to foods.
Time to Up Your Fiber?
Even a small increase in your fiber intake can make a significant difference in your gut health. Pretty much any fiber supplement can help.
Potassium's Sex-Based Benefits
Eating potassium-rich foods can offset some risk from too much salt in our diets. The benefit to women's blood pressure is not seen in men.
Questioning the Value of Vitamins
A U.S. task force finds that most supplements don’t work or may even cause harm. Diet and exercise are the best way to stay healthy.
Have a Beer and Recharge Your Gut Microbiome
The polyphenols and other compounds found in its hops, barley and yeast in beer -- even non-alcoholic brands --are good for the gut.
How Nutritious is Fake Meat?
Plant-based proteins, often made from soy and wheat, do not appear to be as available to our bodies as the real thing.
How City Grocery Stores Put a Dent in Kids’ Expanding Waistlines
Obesity rates in kids and teens went down when supermarkets began to display fresh fruits and veggies more prominently. Tips for families.
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