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Your Day in Health: February 2

Ben & Jerry's just created the world's greatest food innovation.

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Your Day in Health: February 2

Ben & Jerry's just created the world's greatest food innovation.

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Ben And Jerry’s New ‘Pint Slices’ Are A Little Slice Of Heaven

"The innovators over at Ben and Jerry’s made our ice cream fantasies come true yet again. On Wednesday the brand introduced Pint Slices, a delicious new way to digest your favorite flavors. Pint Slices have the outward appearance of Klondike bars, though they’re stuffed with one of four delicious Ben and Jerry’s flavors. " Read full story.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Eating Ice Cream For Breakfast May Improve Mental Performance And Alertness, Study Says

"Most parents would consider it a crime to give a child ice cream for breakfast. But they might rethink allowing their kids to have a scoop of the cold, sweet treat first thing in the morning, if they knew it could make them smarter. Although an early morning sugar rush may be parents and teachers worst fears, a new study recently found eating ice cream first thing in the morning can actually be beneficial for the brain. The study, published by Kyorin University professor Yoshihiko Koga, said eating ice cream right after waking up can result in improved instances of alertness and mental performance." Read full story.

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NY TIMES: Bacon Shortage? Calm Down. It’s Fake News.

"The source of the anxiety was a recent report from the U.S.D.A., boosted by the Ohio Pork Council, which reported that the country’s frozen pork belly inventory was at its lowest point in half a century. Pork belly is the source of the greasy, delicious meat slices people love to put on everything. At the end of 2016, the reserves held just 17.8 million pounds, down more than 35 million pounds from the year prior. But the truth is this: The frozen reserves are just that — reserves. There will be no rationing at breakfast, or for your burgers (or B.L.T.s, or quiche, or roasted bacon-wrapped rabbit, or apples and ice cream. Not even for your bacon footballs this weekend.)" Read full story.

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