Wait a minute - eggs have less cholesterol than they did 10 years ago? How'd that happen? FatFighterTV has a look at this story and other diet and fitness headlines making news this week.
Eggs have less cholesterol than they used to
Here's some interesting news that might make you egg-cited. A new report finds eggs have less cholesterol now than they did 10 years ago - 185 milligrams compared to 215 milligrams. Researchers say the drop may be because of changes in hens' diets or the way they are bred.
Also see: Is it safe to eat food after the "Use By" date?
Strokes up dramatically in young and middle-aged
Here's a sign that obesity rates are changing who gets cardiovascular disease. New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show while strokes are dropping in older Americans, they're going up dramatically in the young and middle-aged. The CDC finds the biggest increase in strokes - 51 percent - is in men 15-34 years old. In women in this age group, strokes are also up - 17 percent.
Also see: Obese kids have middle-aged arteries
Do fatty foods lower children's IQ?
We know giving kids too much junk food can make them obese. But can greasy, processed food also hurt their brains? A new study finds a link between foods high in fat and sugar and a small drop in IQ. But researchers stress this study does not prove that fatty foods caused the lower IQ - just that they found a link between the two.
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