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Study details diet that fuels anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

Study details diet that fuels anti-inflammatory gut bacteria

A new study out of the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands details the type of diet that was found to fuel the growth of healthy gut bacteria, particularly strains that have anti-inflammatory effects in the body. The results aren't terribly surprising -- that is to say, you'll have to eat a healthy diet if you want a healthy gut. Among other things, the study found that high amounts of sugar and meat make things worse.

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Working out before breakfast has ‘profound’ effects on overall health

Working out before breakfast has ‘profound’ effects on overall health

A new study from researchers at the University of Bath and the University of Birmingham shed light on which is better: eating breakfast before or after a morning workout? Though there isn't a solid rule about which is preferable, the study found that working out before eating breakfast may drastically reduce one's odds of developing two common and serious health conditions.

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Impossible Burger will arrive in grocery stores starting tomorrow

Impossible Burger will arrive in grocery stores starting tomorrow

Meat alternative company Impossible Foods is bringing the ground version of its Impossible Burger to grocery stores in the United States, the company has announced. Consumers will be able to purchase the faux ground beef starting in California, with it later arriving in other stores across the nation. The company has provided all the details ahead of the release, including package size and cost.

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The FDA hasn’t approved a peanut allergy treatment yet, but it’s close

The FDA hasn’t approved a peanut allergy treatment yet, but it’s close

The FDA has taken a major step toward approving Palforzia, a treatment for peanut allergy that may reduce both the number and severity of allergic reactions. The treatment, assuming it ultimately gets approval, would be for allergy sufferers ages 4 to 17 who have been diagnosed with peanut allergy. Palforzia is a biologic oral immunotherapy (OIT) that received Fast Track Designation from the FDA in 2014.

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PopSockets just made a knob for your beverage can

PopSockets just made a knob for your beverage can

Easily one of the most Millennial companies in the world, PopSockets, just revealed a new sort of knob accessory for devices outside the mobile smart device market. The first PopSocket was a knob with a top that stuck to the back of a smartphone in order to keep headphone cords wrapped. Now the company is worth a couple hundred million dollars, and they want to make a "first foray into the food and beverage space!" Their words, not mine.

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Plant-based diets protect heart health, but AHA warns there’s a catch

Plant-based diets protect heart health, but AHA warns there’s a catch

The American Heart Association has published a new study that found diets primarily composed of plant-based foods may protect heart health and reduce the risk of early death caused by stroke and heart attack. The findings, which were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, add to the growing body of research highlighting major benefits linked to reducing meat consumption.

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