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Tag: nutrition

Crave Fatty Foods? You May Have a Rare Gene Mutation

Crave Fatty Foods? You May Have a Rare Gene Mutation

In one of tastiest scientific experiments on record, researchers held an all-you-can-eat buffet to determine how a rare gene mutation affects food cravings. They found that people with the mutation were more likely by far to crave fatty food, and much less likely than others to eat sugary food. The mutation occurs in the melanocortin-4 […]

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7 Foods to Boost Your Mood

7 Foods to Boost Your Mood

Many things affect your mood, from your life experiences to your thoughts and beliefs. One important factor is diet. Scientists say these seven foods can substantially boost your mood:

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The Best Non-Dairy Strawberry “Nice Cream” Ever

The Best Non-Dairy Strawberry “Nice Cream” Ever

It’s almost the end of the summer, but it’s never too late to whip up a tasty non-dairy ice cream dessert. Ice cream is the all-American taste treat for hot weather, but it’s just as good in the fall, winter and spring. This one is a luscious strawberry flavor. Best of all, this ice cream […]

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Does Resveratrol Slow Alzheimer’s Disease?

Does Resveratrol Slow Alzheimer’s Disease?

You may have heard of resveratrol, a substance present in wine. Resveratrol is also contained in pomegranates, grape skin and raw cocao. It is a polyphenol released by plants to protect them from bacteria, excess ultraviolet light, or damage from aphids or other organisms. When you eat foods rich in resveratrol, those same protective benefits […]

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