Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?

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Freedom of Information Act documents reveal that the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the egg industry that saying eggs are nutritious or safe may violate rules against false and misleading advertising. More information: and and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Plant-Based Diets Improve Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

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A plant-based diet improves psychological well-being in type 2 diabetes patients, according to a review published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. Researchers reviewed 11 controlled trials on dietary interventions for type 2 diabetes and found that plant-based diets improved well-being overall when compared to dietary interventions from various diabetes associations. Participants reported less pain and saw improvements in…

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Healthful Diet Helps Prevent Depression

Fruits and Vegetables to Improve Mood

A healthful diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes that avoids processed meats and trans fats reduces the risk for depression, according to a meta-analysis published in Molecular Psychiatry. Researchers reviewed 41 studies on diet and depression occurrence. Inflammatory diets that include high amounts of processed meats and trans fats, found in junk foods, increased incidence rates for clinical…

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