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Your Day in Health: August 23

These are some pretty cute burgers...

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Your Day in Health: August 23

These are some pretty cute burgers...

Refinery29: Pokémon Burgers Are Real

"Burger pop-up Down N’ Out, which is an apparent homage to California burger chain In-N-Out, is offering a selection of burgers that look like Pokémon." Read full story.

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GrubStreet: Government, With Nothing Better to Do, Invents Edible Food Wrapping

"It looks like a group of crackerjack researchers at the USDA have created a clear food wrap that’s made of milk. The wrapping is meant to go around products like cheese, which seems appropriate, and the edible film, which relies on a milk protein called casein, is actually a pretty serious step up from the usual plastic — they claim it’s about 500 times better at sealing off food, totally biodegradable, and even pretty tasty. " Read full story.

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WSJ: Test Your Genes To Find Your Best Diet

"Your genes can help tell you what to eat and influence how diet affects your health. Variants in some of our genes determine how we metabolize and utilize nutrients, a field of study known as nutrigenomics. Nutritional genetic testing is offered by a handful of companies and clinics, though it is currently expensive and generally not covered by insurance, limiting its usage." Read full story.

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