This Week's Top Stories On Food Science & Healthy Eating, Vol. 7

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Also, there will be a quiz.

  • aids human health: Meet a strain of gut bacteria that facilitates a harmonious gut andaids human health.
  • flavor of wine: Science shows us why a tulip-shaped wine glass really does enhance theflavor of wine.

The gut microbiome plays a critical role in producing

serotonin, a hormone that affects moods and appetite, among other things.

  • about vitamins: Which vitamins should you take? Answers to questionsabout vitaminsfrom the medical director of the Mayo Clinic's Healthy Living Program.
  • Eat more fiber: Trying to lose weight?Eat more fiber, a new study suggests.

What are the water requirements of the foods we eat? Here's a cool graphic from the Los Angeles Times.

Take The New York Times weekly health quiz.

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