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Your Day in Health: August 11

The side effect of Southern staples like fried food and sweet tea, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: August 11

The side effect of Southern staples like fried food and sweet tea, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

GOT MILK? In a study, men & women who drank milk after exercise lost 3.5 lbs of fat in 12 weeks. Those who sipped sports drinks gained weight!

REUTERS: Southern U.S. Diet Tied To Heart Disease

"People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with the Southern U.S. may be at an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to a new study." Read the full story.

NPR: Healthy Eaters, Strong Minds: What School Gardens Teach Kids

"School-based urban gardens can have a measurable positive impact on kids — from improving their diets to helping boost engagement with academics." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Work, Pedal, And Be Happy

"By providing workers with a portable pedaling device, researchers have discovered that inspiring office employees to be active at work could be as easy as pedaling a bike — and they don't have to leave their desks." Read the full story.