Family dinners save lives and more [Roundup]
New research shows value of family dinners to teens
Alex Reid here with your post-Thanksgiving roundup.
Today's top story is a study from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Researchers found that even in chaotic and dysfunctional families, holding regular family dinners provides HUGE health benefits for children and teenagers.
That whole story is right here.
And it highlights a great point! As much as we stress the importance of eating well, some food is good for the body, and some is good for the soul.
Big family meals around the holidays are a great time to enjoy tradition and forget about healthy diets for a day. I know we do.
In other health news, the concerns over E. coli found in romaine lettuce continue, so it's best to avoid this leafy green.
An Alzheimer's vaccine is starting to show promise, which is a ray of hope in a difficult field of study. We recently interviewed an expert in Alzheimer's from Harvard Medical School, so keep an eye out for that article coming up as well.
And finally, some valuable tips on Thanksgiving leftover food safety. To find out exactly how long certain leftovers last, click on over to this fun article from ABC News.
To your health,
President, Clear Health Now