Lilly Symer, 2, helps her mom, NPR reporter Allison Aubrey, make a walnut-based pie crust. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Regular nut consumers had about a 20 percent reduction in all-cause mortality, including lower death rates from heart disease and cancer, a study found. iStockphoto hide caption

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Based on new research, the EPA concludes that women of childbearing age are making more informed choices and opting for low-mercury seafood choices such as shrimp, canned light tuna and salmon. JackF/iStockphoto hide caption

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Coffee can help cut your risk of Type 2 diabetes, fresh research shows. Other foods, such as oranges, lemons and other citrus fruits, nuts and beans can also help. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shelburne Farms' clothbound cheddar has a bright yellow color because it's made from the milk of cows that graze on grasses high in beta-carotene. Courtesy of A. Blake Gardner hide caption

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A crostini of smoked trout, hard-boiled egg, aioli and roe at The Red Hen in Washington, D.C. Owner/Chef Michael Friedman says Mediterranean cooking is simply a tweaking of basic cooking ideas. Courtesy of Brian Oh hide caption

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Warren Buffett (left), Howard G. Buffett (center) and grandson Howard W. Buffett collaborated on a book about the challenges of feeding more than 2 billion more mouths by 2050. Scott Eells/Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The protein, unsaturated fat composition and fiber in almonds all very likely play a role in helping to curb appetites. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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New York City Council speaker and then-mayoral candidate Christine Quinn speaks at a fast-food workers' protest outside a McDonald's in New York in August. A nationwide movement is calling for raising the minimum hourly wage for fast-food workers to $15. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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