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Your Day in Health: June 17

McFlurrys and Blizzards may no longer use M&Ms and other candies...

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Your Day in Health: June 17

McFlurrys and Blizzards may no longer use M&Ms and other candies...

REUTERS: In Your Sugary Shake, Mars May Not Be Lovin’ it

"An industry source familiar with Mars' thinking said the company has had talks with the world's largest fast-food chain and other partners about its candies' inclusion in super sugary products. Mars is concerned desserts that feature its candies – such as the McFlurry, Burger King's Snickers pie and Dairy Queen's Blizzard – exceed in a single serving the amount of sugar the U.S. government recommends anyone eat in a day, the source said." Read full story.

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SCIENCE DAILY: Need To Remember Something? Exercise Four Hours Later!

"A new study suggests an intriguing strategy to boost memory for what you've just learned: hit the gym four hours later. The findings show that physical exercise after learning improves memory and memory traces, but only if the exercise is done in a specific time window and not immediately after learning." Read full story.

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TIME: We Now Spend More At Restaurants Than at Grocery Stores

"As of last year, we now spend more on food at restaurants than we do on supermarket groceries—a reversal of a decades-old pattern. Spending on food in both categories is up in recent years. But retail sales at eating establishments have grown much faster." Read full story.

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