FOX NEWS: McDonald's Giving Away 10,000 Bottles of Special Sauce, Unleashes New Big Macs
"To celebrate the release of two new versions of its iconic burger, McDonald’s is giving away 10,000 bottles of its signature Big Mac Special Sauce this Thursday. To snag a free bottle, customers must say the code phrase 'There’s a Big Mac for that.' The limited edition bottles will be given out at participating locations on a first come, first served basis. The promotion begins at 1 p.m." Read full story.
SCIENCE OF US: Turmeric Might Not Have Magical Therapeutic Powers After All
"A new review in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry sorted through the “muddled research” and found that, once and for all, there’s no evidence that curcumin has any therapeutic benefits. Lead study author Michael Walters, a medicinal chemist at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, told Nature, “Curcumin is a cautionary tale.” That’s because curcumin has led to false drug screens — which means, it shows activity that could hint it should be used in a drug, when in reality it doesn’t really do much. It has therefore been proposed to treat a variety of disorders, from erectile dysfunction to cancer, but never resulted in any treatments." Read full story.
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WEB MD: Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains
"Good heart and lung fitness can benefit older adults' brains, researchers report. The increased brain activity in those with higher levels of heart/lung fitness occurred in regions typically affected by age-related decline. The findings suggest that heart/lung fitness may also help keep the brain healthy as people get older, according to the researchers. But the study did not prove a cause-and-effect link." Read full story.