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While It’s Not on the Burger, McDonald’s Adds Kale

It's official: McDonald's adds kale to the menu, and more of your daily health news.

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While It’s Not on the Burger, McDonald’s Adds Kale

It's official: McDonald's adds kale to the menu, and more of your daily health news.

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NY TIMES: While It’s Not on the Burger, McDonald’s Adds Kale

"McDonald’s, which this year bragged in advertisements that it would never serve kale on a hamburger, said on Wednesday it would add kale to breakfast bowls as part of a trial at nine Southern California restaurants. The company, which is testing a variety of new foods as part of a vast turnaround effort, plans to offer breakfast bowls for about $4, one of which is made with turkey sausage, egg white, kale and spinach." Click here to read the full story.

CNN: Healthy Diet May Improve Memory, Says Study

"We've all heard the age old adage, "You are what you eat." But could what we eat also affect how we think? New research sheds additional light supporting the long standing notion that eating a healthy diet could potentially be linked to a lower risk of memory and thinking decline, researchers say. The study, published this week in the journal Neurology, further helps our understanding of the correlation a higher diet quality could have on reducing the risk of memory loss." Click here to read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Is Diet or Exercise The Best Way to Reduce Diabetes Risk?

"Though people often think of the benefits from exercise, calorie restriction and weight loss as interchangeable, it appears that they may all offer distinct and cumulative benefits when it comes to managing type 2 diabetes risk." Click here to read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Blocking Obesity-Associated Protein Stops Dangerous Fat Formation, Mouse Study Shows

"By changing mouse genes to block a protein associated with obesity, scientists have prevented fat from forming around the animals' internal organs, even when the animals eat an unhealthy diet. The study found that these genetically engineered mice also retained their sensitivity to insulin (normally blunted by obesity), despite gaining weight." Click here to read the full story.