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Your Day in Health: January 3

Americans haven't changed their diet in years... except when it comes to eating THIS food

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Your Day in Health: January 3

Americans haven't changed their diet in years... except when it comes to eating THIS food

THE WASHINGTON POST: The American Diet Hasn’t Changed in Years — Except for This One Thing

"Between 2000 and 2010, the most recent year for which complete data is available, the average American’s daily caloric intake declined by a mere 2 percent. And the number of calories we get from each food group also has stayed largely constant. But one type of food has seen a huge change: The number of calories that the average American got from nuts jumped by 25 percent. And the amount of nuts that Americans consume has continued climbing." Read full story.

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CNBC: Swap Cookies for Cashews: Workplace ‘cake Culture’ Blamed for Rise in Obesity

"British dentists are calling for an end to 'cake culture' in the workplace as they claim the sugary treats are contributing to health problems such as obesity, tooth decay and diabetes. The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in London put out a statement Tuesday identifying the workplace as one of the main places where people consume a lot of sugar each day." Read full story.

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POPSUGAR: This Was the Top-Searched Diet of 2016 (and Chances Are You've Never Heard of It)

"Have you heard of the GOLO diet? To be frank – none of us at POPSUGAR Fitness had heard this term until Google shared their top diet searches for 2016 . . . and "GOLO Diet" was at the top of said list. We had a collective "wait, what?" moment, before frantically researching to see what this was about. Related: Real Women Share How They Lost 25 to 100 Pounds – Without Calorie Counting First stop: find the experts (aka, chat with our dietitian friends). They must know something about it, right?" Read full story.

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