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Here’s Some Sweet Research: Increased Chocolate Consumption Linked to Less Body Fat

KQED Science | December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s Some Sweet Research: Increased Chocolate Consumption Linked to Less Body Fat

‘Tis the season to indulge—and perhaps make up for it at New Year’s with a resolution to exercise more. But what if all that chocolate doesn’t require penitence? A new paper has linked chocolate consumption to reduced “fatness” in European teens. This confirms and extends a recent study from UCSD that found a similar link in Californian adults.

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The Bay Area’s Healthy Parks, Healthy People Movement

KQED Science | July 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Bay Area’s Healthy Parks, Healthy People Movement

A group of hikers recently gathered at Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve for a Tuesday Twilight walk, part of a summer series offered by the naturalists at the East Bay Regional Park District. The fog rolled uphill from the Golden Gate Bridge and across the Bay, cooling the air and cutting off the top of Mount Diablo […]

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How Gut Bacteria May Cause Cancer in Obese Individuals

KQED Science | July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

How Gut Bacteria May Cause Cancer in Obese Individuals

Scientists have been puzzled for years about why obese people are at a higher risk for certain cancers. A new study in mice suggests that gut bacteria specific to the obese may be to blame.

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