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Rugby and meat: a treat for the gut? A study suggests yes. Here Tony Woodcock (left) and Owen Franks of the All Blacks rugby team turn sausages on the barbecue in 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Phil Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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School Lunch Debate: What's At Stake?

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The FDA is recommending that pregnant women eat 8 to 12 ounces per week of fish such as salmon, canned light tuna, tilapia or cod. Iakov Filimonov/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Doughnuts at a Krispy Kreme store in Washington, D.C. An environmental coalition says leading doughnut companies like Krispy Kreme source palm oil from suppliers who are clear-cutting rain forests and destroying wildlife habitat. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Doughnut Day Downer: Palm Oil In Pastries Drives Deforestation

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A selection of low-alcohol wines, including a Riesling from Germany, a Vinho Verde from Portugal and a Txakoli from the Basque region of Spain. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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The Secret's In The Sugar: Lower-Alcohol Wines Are Taking Off

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A mock-up of a warning label for sodas and sugary drinks proposed in California by public health advocates. California Center for Public Health Advocacy hide caption

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Currently, half of all products served in the school lunch program must be "whole-grain rich," which USDA defines as products made of at least 50 percent whole grain. According to the new standards, by the start of the next school year, schools must use only products that are whole-grain rich. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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At 820 calories, Maggiano's tiramisu packs in more than the tiramisu served at Olive Garden (510 calories) or Macaroni Grill (690 calories). But it pales in comparison with the version served at Carrabba's, which has 1,060 calories. Maggiano's hide caption

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The most healthful loaves of bread contain chunks of grain still intact, like the seeded loaf on the right. Whole wheat loaves, like the one in the middle, may contain few whole grains and may be made up mostly of refined flour, like the white bread on the left. Meg Vogel/NPR hide caption

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Where's The Whole Grain In Most Of Our Wheat Bread?

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