Round 'em up! Here are this week's top stories in healthy eating and food science issues.


Also, there will be a quiz.

Read The New York Times' interview with Dr. Vincent Pedre, author of Happy Gut: The Cleansing Program to Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Eliminate Pain.


explores the latest research suggesting a Mediterranean Diet is good for physical and mental health.

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explains what leaky gut syndrome is -- and warns about misinformation out there in the Internets.

Will your next diet be

Do sugar-laden drinks cause you to store

Good news! The New York Times reports that red wine is probably better for you than plain ol' grape juice.

Bummer news! In the UK, meanwhile, government-issued guidelines suggest

TIME Health asks nutrition experts for their

Take The New York Times weekly health quiz.

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