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  • Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats
    You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too.
  • High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly

    High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly
    Consuming high levels of protein — particularly animal protein — is a bad strategy if you’re at midlife and aiming to live into old age, new research finds. But a study out Tuesday reveals that in older age, fortifying one’s diet...

    Yosemite bears eating like it's 1915

    Yosemite bears eating like it's 1915
    Black bears in Yosemite National Park aren’t snacking as much on human food as they did decades ago, according to new research that traces changes in the diet of Yosemite bears over the last century. Researchers analyzed samples of bear bones from...

    Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday
    If you love Mexican food but find it hard at times to locate good vegetarian options, Lorenza Muñoz has some ideas, as she explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes for Food not too long ago. "[M]eatless dishes actually have a long history in...

    Siting markets in 'food deserts' no quick cure for obesity, study says

    Siting markets in 'food deserts' no quick cure for obesity, study says
    The logic seems simple enough: the consumption of healthy foods is low, and obesity is high, in neighborhoods where supermarkets are notably absent; so, opening supermarkets in those neighborhoods should boost consumption of healthier foods and drive down...