Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

By Tami Fertig January 23, 2014 Categories: Good News

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.

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Need another reason to gobble up berries and chocolate? A new study finds that the flavonoids in these foods (and in tea) could help protect against type 2 diabetes. [EurekAlert]

Congress passes bill cutting funding for horse slaughterhouse inspections. If signed into law, it’ll mean a ban on domestic horse slaughter nationwide. [Associated Press]

Better eating habits, here we come! New research finds that kids who serve themselves at mealtime are less likely to overeat (and more likely to be into trying new foods). The USDA recommends starting with tots as early as 2 years old. [NPR] 

 

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