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Your Day in Health: August 17

Why everyone is talking about teff...

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Your Day in Health: August 17

Why everyone is talking about teff...

NYTimes: Is Teff the New SuperGrain?

"A grain the size of a poppy seed that hails from Ethiopia, teff is naturally high in minerals and protein. Ms. Ingalls started baking with it, cooking with it, and using it to make hot cereal with coconut oil. Now she loves it so much that she doesn’t run a race without it." Read full story.

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TIME: Why the World’s Best Athletes Can’t Stop Eating McDonald’s

"The temporary outpost in the athlete village–which is open to athletes, coaches, and other personnel bunking there––may be the hottest ticket in Rio." Read full story.

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CNN: How Much A Decade Of Obesity Raises Your Cancer Risk

"The longer a woman is overweight or obese, the more her risk of cancer may increase along with the time. A new longitudinal study on postmenopausal women, published in the journal PLOS Medicine on Tuesday, reveals that the duration of having a high body mass index is linked to a higher risk of developing several types of cancer, from breast to endometrial." Read full story.

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