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Health Studies, Healthy Foods, Prevention

Science Says Fasting May Keep You Young

Copyright: daizuoxin-123RF Stock PhotoA new study from University of Southern California reports findings that periodic fasting may be able to trigger “stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system.”

Fasting for periods of two to four days at a time over the course of six months was shown to lower white blood cell counts in both mice and humans, and, in the mice, it seemed to have “flipped a regenerative switch.”

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Healthy Foods, Prevention

Farm Fresh? Free-Range? Organic? Are More Expensive Eggs Better?

egg buyingGo into any large U.S. grocery store for eggs and you are confronted with a confusing array of labels: Farm Fresh, Organic, No Hormones, Omega-3, All-Natural, Cage-Free, Free-Range….

The only thing you may know for sure is that the prices seem “free-ranging,” too.

Anders Kelto, writing for NPR, says many of the terms you see on those egg cartons don’t mean what you think they do.

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