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Your Day in Health: May 24

Junk food may wreck your kidneys, says new research...

Your Day in Health: May 24
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Your Day in Health: May 24

Junk food may wreck your kidneys, says new research...

TIME: How Junk Food Wrecks Your Body

"It’s no surprise that junk food is low in healthy nutrients and high in ingredients like sugar and salt. But new animal research suggests that a diet high in junk food might harm the kidneys in a similar way to type-2 diabetes." Read full story.

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BBC: Can Vegans Push Themselves To Physical Extremes?

"By committing to a diet that omits meat, fish and dairy, vegans risk missing out on certain nutrients that are crucial to building strength. Seeking alternative sources for those nutrients is the hard work. Among the possible consequences of a poor vegan diet would be increased fatigue due to lower iron levels; weaker muscles because of a lower intake of amino acids that generate blood cells; and the risk of bones fracturing because of less calcium in the diet." Read full story.

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WSJ: Diet After Divorce: Men Vs. Women

"Ending a marriage may lead to a deterioration in men’s diets that could have clinical significance, while women’s diets don’t change significantly, according to a study in Social Science & Medicine." Read full story.

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