Your Day in Health: December 15

Pumpkin Pie Slice

THE WASHINGTON POST: A whipped cream shortage is looming, just in time for peak holiday pie

"'Due to an industry-wide supply issue, there is currently a shortage of some whipped toppings, including Reddi-wip,' Lanie Friedman, a representative for Conagra Foods, the makers of the popular Reddi-wip whipped cream, said to The Washington Post in a statement early Thursday. A tragic accident in August triggered the whipped cream shortage. Two gas tankers, as well as a nitrous oxide holding tank, exploded at a loading dock in an Airgas chemical plant in Florida." Read full story.

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MEDICAL DAILY: Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat Diets—Which Is More Effective For Weight Loss?

"Trying to lose weight by avoiding foods with high amounts of fat? According to a new study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, low-carbohydrate diets could actually be more effective for shedding pounds. To understand the overall safety and potential negative effects of certain diets, the research team analyzed data from January 2005 to April 2016. Findings showed that over a six-month period, people on low-carb diets lost between 2.5 and almost 9 pounds more than those on a low-fat diet." Read full story.

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HUFFINGTON POST: A Tedious Quest For The Best Way To Deseed A Pomegranate

"There are many ways to crack into a pomegranate, each with their own pros and cons. We think, when it comes down to it, the best method for each individual really depends on your personality. Some ways are better for impatient types, others will only fly with the OCD-leaning folks. These are the most popular methods, presented in no particular order. Go with what feels right ― just make sure you get into a pomegranate (or twelve) this season." Read full story.

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