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A meta-analysis finds that people on vegetarian and vegan diets lose more weight than control groups.

Early research suggests

the gut microbiome could affect the brain and behavior.

The California

drought is changing the types of crops farmers are planting.

The Mayo Clinic looks at whether sea salt is any

healthier than table salt.

Harvard Health says

eating whole grains is good for the heart and extends life.

We don't all taste sweet the same way. Our

genes affect how we sense sweet.

Evidence suggests

artificial sweeteners are healthier than sugar in sweet drinks.

The Mayo Clinic breaks down

the nutritional benefits of nuts.

One sugary soda per day can

increase the risk of type 2 diabetes even for lean people.

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