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Your Day in Health: November 12

Can vanilla yogurt make you happy? A new study says yes. Plus, more of today's essential health news.

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Your Day in Health: November 12

Can vanilla yogurt make you happy? A new study says yes. Plus, more of today's essential health news.

SCIENCE DAILY: VANILLA YOGURT CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY

“A team of researchers used various methods to measure people’s emotional responses to food, specifically yogurt. The researchers found that eating vanilla yogurt can make you happy, while eating yogurts with lower fat content elicited a stronger, more positive emotional response. However, when it came to yogurt with fruit in it, even when people reported differences in their liking for it, there was no effect on participants' emotional state.” Read full story.

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HUFFINGTON POST: Fitness Plays A Stronger Role In Survival Than Weight

“A controversial idea called "the obesity paradox" holds that people who carry excess weight may actually live longer than their trimmer counterparts. But one researcher now says that this paradox may really boil down to the idea that — at any body weight — a longer life depends on a person's level of cardiovascular fitness. In other words, an obese person with a high level of fitness would be expected to live longer than a non-obese person who is not fit.” Read full story.

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YAHOO! HEALTH: CAMPBELL’S TESTING CHANGES TO ITS FAMOUS CHICKEN SOUP

“Some of the eliminated ingredients include potassium chloride, monosodium glutamate, maltodextrin, and lactic acid. “The changes Campbell’s is making seem positive for the consumer,” says dietitian Keri Gans, author of The Small Change Diet. “Eliminating ingredients that provide little if no health benefits is always a step in the right direction.” Read full story.