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A meta-analysis found that people on vegetarian diets lost around 4.4 pounds more than the control group (who had no change in diet), while those who went vegan dropped 5.5 pounds more. Marcus Butt/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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The sporting options in Finland are everywhere. Here, two people take advantage of the ice on Lake Hiidenvesi to get some exercise. Sami Uskela/Flickr hide caption

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How Finns Make Sports Part Of Everyday Life

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The Eastside Bicycle Club on a 35 mile Saturday evening ride with stops for tacos. Carlos Morales hide caption

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On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

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Despite losing his sense of taste and smell to Alzheimer's disease, Greg O'Brien says grilling supper on the back deck with his son on a summer evening is still fun. Sam Broun/Courtesy of Greg O'Brien hide caption

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When Alzheimer's Steals Your Appetite, Remember To Laugh

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No More Hidden Sugar: FDA Proposes New Label Rule

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"It now pays to get a lot of pleasure out of a little bit of sugar," says Danielle Reed, a scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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The Gene For Sweet: Why We Don't All Taste Sugar The Same Way

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A daily habit of sugary-sweetened drinks can boost your risk of developing the disease — even if you're not overweight. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Even If You're Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

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The hard part of making an egg replacement product is coming up with a substitute for the protein in egg whites. Wilson Hui/Flickr hide caption

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Eggs Go AWOL, And Bakers Scramble For High-Tech Substitutes

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For 3-D food printers, chocolate is a good material to start with, because it's fairly simple to make it liquid inside the printer cartridge and solid once it drops out. Courtesy of Smart Gastronomy Lab, University of Liège hide caption

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Women Want To Stay In The Game, But Life Intervenes

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Cottage cheese peaked in the early 1970s, when the average American ate about 5 pounds of it per year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Fall Of A Dairy Darling: How Cottage Cheese Got Eclipsed By Yogurt

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