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COLDER NOODLES = HOTTER YOU. Chilling pasta makes your body work harder to digest it.
YAHOO: Molecule Imitating Exercise Could Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes And Obesity
"A molecule has reportedly been developed that mimics the effects of exercise, potentially reducing type 2 diabetes and obesity. The molecule, called 'compound 14,' prevents cells from feeling like they have no more energy left, activating their energy sensors, known in the scientific community as AMPK, according to researchers from the University of Southampton in the UK." Read the full story.
WSJ: Wendy’s Testing Antibiotic-Free Chicken Products
"Wendy’s Co. is starting to test new chicken products made from poultry raised without antibiotics, a senior executive said, the latest sign of a broader industry shift away from the drugs in the U.S. meat supply chain." Read the full story.
CNN: Lettuce, Livers, Berries And Other Leading Sources Of Food Poisoning
"There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet. If you've had one of those days lately, you might have blamed bacteria. Indeed, salmonella and E. coli are responsible for a lot of diseases linked to uncooked poultry and burgers, respectively. But viruses could likely be the culprit for food contamination." Read the full story.
NY TIMES: The Evidence Supports Artificial Sweeteners Over Sugar
"The available evidence points to the fact that there appears to be a correlation between sugar consumption and health problems; none can be detected with artificial sweeteners." Read the full story.