Your Day in Health: July 20
A donut-flavored soda? EW.
TIME: Brace Yourself for the New Krispy Kreme-Flavored Soda
"Krispy Kreme has teamed up with North Carolina soft drink company Cheerwine to create the soda, which replicates the signature glazed flavor of the doughnut. The drink will be available in grocery stores, convenience stores and Krispy Kreme locations in that state as well as South Carolina and parts of Georgia…" Read full story.
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New Scientist: Obese Grandfathers Pass on Their Susceptibility to Junk Food
"Blame grandpa. A study in mice shows that the grandsons of obese males are more susceptible to the detrimental health effects of junk food, even if their fathers are lean and healthy. The finding adds to evidence that new traits can be passed down the family line without being permanently recorded in a family’s genes – a phenomenon called transgenerational epigenetics." Read full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Beware Of Antioxidant Supplements, Warns Scientific Review
"The lay press and thousands of nutritional products warn of oxygen radicals or oxidative stress and suggest taking so-called antioxidants to prevent or cure disease. Researchers have analyzed the evidence behind this. The result is a clear warning: do not take these supplements unless a clear deficiency is diagnosed by a healthcare professional." Read full story.
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