Eating Well

Eating Well

Broccoli Looks Good For Guts

It’s not a lock, but researchers at Penn State have a strong suspicion that broccoli is good for our guts. Science Daily reports that researchers at the school found that when mice ate broccoli with their regular diet, they were better able to tolerate digestive issues similar to symptoms of […]

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Fats and Oils Unlock Salad Nutrients

Most people put oil on their salad because it tastes good, but researchers at Iowa State have found another good reason: fats and oils help our bodies absorb at least eight micronutrients found in a vegetable salad. An Iowa State news release reports that the researchers found that soybean oil […]

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The Best Time To Eat Big

Basically, we all do it backwards, starting our day with a small breakfast, then having a slightly larger lunch and an even larger dinner. Wrong, wrong, wrong. A new study from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that, for those who want to keep the pounds off, the best […]

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Turkey And Cheese May Help Your Gut

It works with mice, and it may work with people. Or not. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found that a kind of tolerance-promoting immune cell appears in mice that carry a specific bacterium in their guts. But to trigger those immune cells, which appear to relieve inflammatory bowel […]

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Putting On Weight? Blame Your Taste Buds

Here’s yet another thing you can blame for those extra pounds: your taste buds. Researchers at Cornell University are convinced that people whose taste buds are dulled tend to eat more sweets and higher calorie food. A Cornell news release reports that researchers at the school gave a test group an […]

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Better Food Means Longer Life

No, it’s not surprising, but it’s important: people who eat better food– more whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and fish and less red and processed meats and sugary beverages–live longer than people who don’t. We know that because, well it makes sense, but also because researchers at Harvard’s T. H. […]

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Chocolate Keeps Heartbeats Regular

Chocolate can keep you regular. At least, it can keep your heartbeat regular, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and in Denmark. A Chan school news release reports that the study, which included 55,502 men and women participating in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Heath Study, looked […]

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Eating Fish Dims Joint Pain

OK, it’s an “observational study,” the kind that doesn’t establish a true cause and effect, but research conducted at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s hospital definitely suggests that eating fish reduces the joint pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis. The New York Times reports on the study, which tracked the fish […]