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Your Day in Health: June 17

Why you might be eating Tofurkey for Thanksgiving this year.

Your Day in Health: June 17
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Your Day in Health: June 17

Why you might be eating Tofurkey for Thanksgiving this year.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

EAT RIGHT RULE: Pick real mayo over reduced-fat for a healthy dose of monounsaturated fats."Lite" versions are filled with sugar and starches.

HUFFINGTON POST: A Plate That Can Count Your Calories and More

"Going even beyond just counting calories, SmartPlate will even let you know if you are short of any carbs, proteins or fats for the day. There is an accompanying app where users will essentially receive a customized plan of required "'macros,' the SmartPlate, serving as the mechanism to hold you accountable." Read the full story.

WSJ: Buy Into These Bubbles: Seltzer’s Fizz Is Back

"The seltzer men who sold fizzy water in glass bottles a century ago wouldn’t believe it: Seltzer is having a sales burst. The beverage is benefiting from renewed interest from people who are increasingly avoiding not only sugar-sweetened sodas but also diet sodas with artificial sweeteners like aspartame." Read the full story.

REUTERS: USDA Turkey Report Hints At Fewer Birds For Thanksgiving Meals

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly turkey hatchery report on Tuesday showed a significant decline in the number of poults, or young turkeys, placed on feed in May, suggesting supplies of fresh whole birds may tighten this Thanksgiving." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Extreme Exercising Linked To Blood Poisoning

"Extreme exercise can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning, new research shows. To reach this conclusion, experts monitored people participating in a range of extreme endurance events, including 24-hour ultra-marathons and multi-stage ultra-marathons, run on consecutive days." Read the full story.