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Day: August 10, 2023

How sugar and fat affect your brain

Much of our food is increasingly manufactured to be irresistible to us. Experts say this trend has long-term health consequences. We often think of smoking and drinking when it comes to addiction—but there’s another compulsion affecting as many as 14 percent of adults and even 12 percent of kids: food addiction. Indulgent dishes enticing us with fat and sugar can feel impossible to avoid,...
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Is red meat bad for you? And does it make a difference if it’s a processed burger or a lean steak?

A juicy burger is a staple in the modern diet. Yet research shows regularly eating red meat can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. But is eating a beef burger worse for your health than eating a lean grass-fed steak? And how much red meat should we really be eating? Types of red meat First of all, it’s good to clarify that red meat refers...
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