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13 Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Eat More

13 Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Eat More

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Fat comes in many forms, including: Unsaturated: Liquid at room temperature and generally considered heart healthy. Found in plants like nuts, seeds, vegetable oils, and seafood. Saturated: Solid at room temperature and found in animal foods, like meat and butter, as well as coconut and palm oil. Often deemed unhealthy for your heart, but research is equivocal. "Some sources are actually good for us," says Brianna Elliott, RD, a nutritionist based in St. Paul, Minn. Trans: Liquid fats made solid through a process called hydrogenation. Found in fried foods, baked goods, and processed snack foods. These heart-health wreckers were banned from the food supply ...
Some with schizophrenia have similar brain function to healthy people

Some with schizophrenia have similar brain function to healthy people

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Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The brains of healthy people may be similar to those of people with schizophrenia, a study says. A study of 179 people -- 109 with schizophrenia and 70 without it -- published Friday in the American Journal of Psychiatry shows the brain similaries in MRI scans and facial recognition tests. The findings, which reflect participants with and without the condition, broke participants down into three distinct facial types -- typical, over-activated and de-activated profiles -- helping the researchers determine similarities and differences between each of them. "We think those with over-activated networks may be 'inefficient' in terms of brain activity -- they probably struggled more and needed to work harder to do the same task compared to the other groups," says Dr. Hawco. "Th...
Super Bowl XLIII to XS: Game Day Strategies for Healthy Snacks

Super Bowl XLIII to XS: Game Day Strategies for Healthy Snacks

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 Julie Upton, RD, is ready for a healthy Super Bowl.  By Julie Upton, RD Over 100 million Americans will watch Super Bowl 44 on Sunday, February 7, 2010.  As the New Orleans Saints take on the heavily favored Indianapolis Colts, many fans will mindless much through hours and hours of football coverage.  As the number one snack food occasion of any day of the year, the four food groups of the NFL are: 1) chips and dips; 2) wings and blue cheese dressing; 3) pizza; and 4) beer.Super Bowl parties begin with the pregame and continue to the postgame reports, which can last six or more hours. Some of the game-day foods' stats are as impressive as the stats of the t...