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Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating
Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating

People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University. "When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less fat than those who cook less or not at all — even if they are not trying to lose weight," said Julia A. Wolfson, the lead author of the study and a fellow at the Center for a Livable Future at Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health. The findings may be obvious to some, or at least reassuring to others, but they could have implications for the obesity epidemic facing adults and children in the United States if...

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