Quick Studies: A snapshot of the latest research on diet, exercise, and more

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Does a small entrée lead to a big dessert? Researchers asked 74 people to eat as much of an entrée (macaroni and cheese) and a dessert (ice cream) as they wanted. Staying active may help prevent lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) like increased urgency and frequency in men. Olive oil is linked to a lower risk of heart disease in the Mediterranean region. Is the same true in the United States, even though we eat far less? Are thin people at greater risk for dementia, as studies have suggested?