Are Some Foods Addictive

Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.

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Best Foods for Better Sleep

A growing body of research suggests that the foods you eat can affect how well you sleep, and your sleep patterns can affect your dietary choices.

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Best Comfort Food Recipes

Send in the carbs.

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How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health

Comfort foods like chips and cookies can short-circuit our biology and accelerate the onset of diabetes and heart disease.

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The Keto Diet Is Popular, but Is It Good for You?

Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.

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Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study

A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery.

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