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Your Day in Health: July 17

This is the most sugar you should eat in a day according to scientists, and more of your daily health news.

News

Your Day in Health: July 17

This is the most sugar you should eat in a day according to scientists, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

SMALLER BOWLS = SMALLER YOU. In a study, people given larger bowls served and ate 16 percent more than those given smaller bowls.

BBC: Scientific Experts: Sugar Intake ‘Should Be Halved'

"A committee of scientists has advised the government to halve the current recommended daily intake of sugar. Nutrition experts say no more than 5% of daily calories should come from added sugar – about seven teaspoons. Most people consume at least twice this limit." Read the full story.

NY TIMES: Frozen Chicken Recalled After Reports Of Illnesses

"Breaded, raw stuffed chicken breasts from Aspen Foods and Barber Foods have been linked to salmonella infections." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Sitting Time Not Associated With Poorer Diets In US Adults

"Previously identified associations between TV viewing and a less healthful diet may stem from exposure to advertisements of high calorie foods and 'distracted eating' rather than the activity of sitting itself." Read the full story.