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Your Day in Health: July 27

Butter coffee may be coming to a town near you, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: July 27

Butter coffee may be coming to a town near you, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

BAD BREAKFAST! Jimmy Dean's Pancakes & Sausage Breakfast Bowl has as many calories (710) as 12 Dunkin' Donuts Sugared Munchkins!

NY TIMES: F.D.A. Wants Food Labels To Quantify Added Sugars

"The Food and Drug Administration proposed on Friday that nutrition labels on packaged foods cite the amount of added sugars they contain as a percentage of the recommended daily calorie intake. Added sugars are those not found in foods before they are produced and packaged. Federal officials recommend that Americans limit added sugars to just 10 percent of their daily calories." Read the full story.

NY TIMES: Americans Are Finally Eating Less

"As calorie consumption has declined, obesity rates appear to have stopped rising for adults and school-aged children and have come down for the youngest children, suggesting the calorie reductions are making a difference. The reversal appears to stem from people’s growing realization that they were harming their health by eating and drinking too much. The awareness began to build in the late 1990s, thanks to a burst of scientific research about the costs of obesity, and to public health campaigns in recent years." Read the full story.

AP: Beverage Group Sues City Over Soda Warnings, Advertising Ban

"The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment." Read the full story.

BUZZFEED: Bulletproof Raises $9 Million To Build Buttery Coffee Cafes

"Bulletproof, which has a cult-like following, counting celebrities like Jimmy Fallon and Rick Rubin among its fatty coffee believers, hopes to expand beyond its online presence with a series of physical cafes. To fuel that mission, Bulletproof said on Thursday it had raised $9 million from Trinity Ventures, a venture capital firm that was an early investor in Starbucks." Read the full story.