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Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Healthy Fat? A Doctor Weighs In

Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Healthy Fat? A Doctor Weighs In

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Is there such a thing as eating too much avocado? Dr. Raj has the answer. You know healthy fats like salmon, avocado, and olive oil are good for you, but can you overdo it? The most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans don't give a strict upper limit for how much total fat you should eat (though they do recommend keeping saturated fat consumption to less than 10 percent of your daily calorie intake). And as you know, healthy fats found in foods like avocado, nuts, salmon, and extra-virgin olive oil have many benefits: They provide your body with lasting energy, keep you feeling full longer, and help your body absorb fat-soluble vitamins. However, all dietary fat—both unhealthy trans and saturated fats and good-for-you monounsaturated and polyunsaturated f
Critics: Remove statue of doctor who experimented on slaves

Critics: Remove statue of doctor who experimented on slaves

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Critics want New York City to remove a statue in Central Park that honors a doctor who used slaves in developing a pioneering approach to treating physical problems women can develop after childbirth. The call to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims has gotten louder and gained urgency in the wake of violence that followed recent a white nationalist rally in Virginia over the removal of a Confederate statue and sparked national discussions about what should be displayed and honored in the public square. Sims was a 19th-century physician who is credited with developing a surgical technique to repair certain types of fistulas, or tears, which prior to that had been a seemingly insurmountable condition. He developed the technique through operations on enslaved black women in Alabama, with...
Is Soy Good for You? A Doctor Weighs In

Is Soy Good for You? A Doctor Weighs In

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What to know before eating forms of soy like tofu, tempeh, soy milk, and edamame. Soy has gotten a bad rap over the years, but it can be a smart addition to your diet if you eat it the right way. Soy provides a variety of nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Some forms of soy, like tofu and tempeh, are also healthy alternatives to animal proteins. (Animal sources of protein can have more heart-harming saturated fat than plant-based sources.) If eating more soy helps you displace some meat in your diet, great.RELATED: The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Protein SourcesThe debate over soy mainly has to do with phytoestrogens, which are plant-derived compounds (found in soybeans) that were believed to behave similarly to estrogen in the body. For years, there’s bee
Jodie Whittaker: Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord to be a woman

Jodie Whittaker: Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord to be a woman

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceJodie Whittaker has been announced as Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord - the first woman to be given the role. The new Doctor's identity was revealed in a trailer broadcast at the end of the Wimbledon men's singles final. The Broadchurch star succeeds Peter Capaldi, who took over the role in 2013 and leaves in the forthcoming Christmas special. Whittaker, 35, said it was "overwhelming, as a feminist" to become the next Doctor. She will make her debut on the sci-fi show when the Doctor regenerates in the Christmas special.All the Doctors so far, from Hartnell to WhittakerTime Lord's new gender splits Doctor Who fansThe Huddersfield-born star, who was a late favourite to become the Doctor, will find a familiar face for her on set - Doctor Who's new show...
Doctor Who: New actor to be revealed after Wimbledon

Doctor Who: New actor to be revealed after Wimbledon

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe identity of Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord will be revealed later, with speculation that it could - for the first time - be a woman.A trailer featuring the number 13 in different locations was aired during the tennis on BBC One on Friday.It finished with the caption: "Meet the 13th Doctor after the Wimbledon men's final, Sunday 16th July."The actor will succeed Peter Capaldi who took the role in 2013 and will leave in the 2017 Christmas special.Capaldi made the announcement about his decision to quit during an interview with BBC Radio 2 presenter Jo Whiley in January. The Glasgow-born star said: "I feel it's time to move on. I feel sad, I love Doctor Who, it is a fantastic programme to work on."A female first?Phoebe Waller-Bridge - the star of h...