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Sugary Drinks Boost Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Another side effect of sugary drinks, a fitness guru trying to shatter body image myths and more.

News

Sugary Drinks Boost Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Another side effect of sugary drinks, a fitness guru trying to shatter body image myths and more.

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EAT RIGHT RULE: Pick real mayo over reduced-fat for a healthy dose of monounsaturated fats."Lite" versions are filled with sugar and starches.

SCIENCE DAILY: Sugary Drinks Boost Risk Factors For Heart Disease, Study Shows

"Consumption of sugary drinks increases risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a dose-dependent manner—the more you drink, the greater the risk. The study is the first to demonstrate such a direct, dose-dependent relationship." Click here to read the full story.

ABC NEWS: YouTube Fitness Guru's Heartfelt 'Perfect Body' Video Sheds Body Image Myths

"For her 'Perfect Body' video, Ho shows herself being inundated with comments after posing for a selfie. She then "Photoshops" herself to have a perfect body, including an unnaturally tiny waist, new eye color and a slimmer jaw line. It's followed with Ho's face reverting back to its natural state and the video ends with the line 'What Would You Change About Yourself?' 'The whole point of the video is to show the mean comments and cyber bullying—it can really change your perception of yourself,' Ho said." Click here to read the full story.

REUTERS: Ohio-Based Ice Cream Maker Issues Recall Over Listeria

"Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams on Thursday ceased sales and voluntarily recalled all of its products bearing the Jeni's brand name after a random test came back positive for Listeria." Click here to read the full story.