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Your Day in Health: May 12

Will Reese's sell peanut butter cups with Reese's pieces inside?!

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Your Day in Health: May 12

Will Reese's sell peanut butter cups with Reese's pieces inside?!

FACEBOOK: REESE'S HINTS AT FUSION OF PEANUT BUTTER CUPS + REESE'S PIECES

"Feeling Cupfused? Check back at 3:00 p.m. EST today. You don’t want to miss this." Read full story.

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SCIENCE DAILY: Fast Casual Restaurant Entrees Higher In Calories Than Fast Food

"Dieters looking to cut calories may believe it's best to pick a fast casual restaurant over a fast food chain, but new research shows that may not be the best choice. According to researchers, entrées at fast casual restaurants — a category that includes restaurants such as Chipotle and Panera Bread — have a higher average calorie count than fast food establishments, such as a McDonald's or Bojangles." Read full story.

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THE ATLANTIC: The Glory Of The Cheat Day

"If you’re on a strict diet—Paleo, say, or Atkins—there are likely some foods you’re instructed to rarely, if ever, allow near your face. But a recent study suggests that it’s best to plan certain days on which you’ll cast off the shackles of your diet—or budget, or workout plan, or whatever ascetic goal you’ve set for yourself—and really just let loose. Temporarily, that is. These so-called planned hedonic deviations, or 'cheat days,' can boost your drive in the long run." Read full story.

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By Jennifer Ashton, MD
ABC News Chief Women's Health Correspondent