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Your Day in Health: January 13

Chipotle doubles its free food offers to win back customers...

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Your Day in Health: January 13

Chipotle doubles its free food offers to win back customers...

CNBC: Chipotle's New Plan: Give Away More Free Food

"As Chipotle battles ongoing fallout from a string of high-profile foodborne illness outbreaks, the chain is increasing the amount of food it gives away to customers. The restaurant chain has doubled the amount of free food stores can give away to customers, said co-CEO Monty Moran…" Read full story.

PLUS: If you're gonna go and risk it, at least choose these healthy options at Chipotle!

AFP: Eating Taters Pre-Pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

Eating lots of potatoes – especially chips or crisps – is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, a study said Wednesday. Generally speaking, diabetes occurs when the body is no longer able to make enough insulin, a hormone that prompts cells in the body to absorb sugar from the blood for energy and storage. Up to now, the possible association between gestational diabetes and eating spuds had not been investigated." Read full story.

RELATED: Not pregnant? Then you can still enjoy these 20 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes.

NPR: More Hospitals Are Ditching Antibiotics In The Meat They Serve

Hospitals are on the front lines of the battle against antibiotic resistance. Increasingly, they're trying to walk the talk by purchasing meat from animals raised without antibiotics." Read full story.

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