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Yogurt May Be Good for the Bones – The New York Times

Eating yogurt may lead to stronger bones. Researchers tracked 4,310 Irish adults 60 and older, gathering information on diet and lifestyle with questionnaires. They measured bone density and joint deterioration with X-rays and M.R.I., and tested participants’ physical ability. The study is in Osteoporosis International. After adjusting for age, physical …

Yogurt May Lower Diabetes Risk – NYTimes.com

Regular consumption of yogurt may help lower the risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Researchers followed almost 200,000 men and women ages 25 to 75 for as long as 30 years, tracking their health with periodic interviews and their diets with detailed food questionnaires. They found …

Food pyramid out, ‘My Plate’ in for healthy eating

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled “My Plate” on Thursday, abandoning the food pyramid that had guided many Americans but merely confused others. The new guide is divided into four slightly different-sized quadrants, with fruits and vegetables taking up half the …

Mark Bittman’s Customizable Soups – NYTimes.com

I’m not anti-recipe (obviously), but some things just don’t need them — and most vegetable soups fall into that category. Here are easy-to-follow instructions for making vegetable (vegetarian and, for the most part, vegan) soups with common ingredients, a variety of choices and terrific flavor. Print the following page, stick …