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3 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of those foods that remind me summer is sadly coming to an end. If you’ve ever had this fruit at its most ripe, you know what I’m talking about. The tomato is star of seasonal eating in Mediterranean culture. We know that fruits and vegetables taste best when they are allowed to mature …

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How Do You Digest Food?

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Description of What Happens to Food During Digestion Hi, I’m Stella Metsovas. And today, we’re talking about the description of what happens to food during the digestive process. This is a personal favorite subject of mine because I have devoted my career in digestive health research. I truly do think it’s important that both kids and …

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Italy is Healthiest Country in the World

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Let’s take a look at the dietary patterns of Italians while on vacation in Greece  to see if there’s any correlation with Italy ranking number one healthiest country of the world according to Bloomberg Global Health Index . Myconian Market + Italians I spent a couple weeks on the island of Mykonos this past summer—a favorite …

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Daily Digestion: the challenges behind carbohydrates

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Digestion and Carbohydrates Carbohydrates can be particularly pesky—and it’s their cumbersome nature that may be behind the increase in global obesity. Each of us carries at least one AMY1 gene, which allows us to digest foodstuffs high in starch (think carbs). The original school of thought preached that we each carried 2 copies of the gene; …

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