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Your Day in Health: August 3

Make losing weight and eating right even easier by adding spinach to your meal plan, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: August 3

Make losing weight and eating right even easier by adding spinach to your meal plan, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

BREAKFAST HALL OF SHAME: Dunkin Donuts 650-calorie (!) Pumpkin Muffin has more sugar than 3 ice cream sandwiches!

SCIENCE DAILY: Effects Of Spinach Extract On Satiety: Feel Full, Curb Cravings

"A new study examines how consuming the concentrated extract of thylakoids found in spinach can reduce hunger and cravings. Thylakoids encourage the release of satiety hormones, which is very beneficial in slowing down fat digestion." Read the full story.

REUTERS: Exercise During Teens Reaps Long-Term Benefits For Women, Study Shows

"Playing team sports and exercising during adolescence can have long-lasting benefits for women and may even reduce their risk of dying from cancer and other causes later in life, a new study showed on Friday." Read the full story.

NPR: Can Healthy Eating Reverse Some Cancers?

"Dr. Dean Ornish studied how lifestyle changes could help people with chronic heart disease; he wanted to figure out if there was a way to do the same with some types of cancer." Read the full story.