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These foods can either add time to your life or take those minutes away

By Taylor Knight (Social Media Reporter), Mahmoud Bennett (Editor)

A recent study from the University of Michigan shares foods that can add or take away from life expectancy. For example, hotdogs can take away 36 minutes of life expectancy, while fruits and nuts can add to it. Believe it or not, candy adds time to life expectancy.

TAYLOR KNIGHT:

EATING A HOTDOG COULD TAKE THIRTY SIX MINUTES OFF YOUR LIFE, WHILE EATING NUTS AND FRUITS COULD ADD TO IT.

A NEW STUDY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN IS TRENDING ON SOCIAL MEDIA. IN PART BECAUSE OF SOME OF THE SURPRISING RESULTS.

RESEARCHERS LOOKED AT MORE THAN FIFTY EIGHT HUNDRED  FOODS IN THE AVERAGE AMERICAN DIET.

TEST RESULTS SHOW WHICH FOODS CAN ADD MINUTES TO YOUR LIFE AND WHICH ONES CAN TAKE AWAY MINUTES.

TEN OF THE TOP FOODS THAT CAN MAKE YOU LIVE LONGER ARE:

PEANUT BUTTER AND JAM SANDWICHES, SEAFOOD, FRUITS, VEGETABLES, COOKED CEREALS, NUTS AND SEEDS, LEGUMES AND SOY PRODUCTS, GRAINS, CRACKERS AND SAVORY SNACKS 

AND SURPRISINGLY – CANDY.

GOOD NEWS FOR MY SWEET TOOTH. 

HERE’S THE BAD NEWS.

TEN OF THE FOODS THAT CAN SHORTEN YOUR LIFESPAN:

SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES, HOT DOGS, EGGS AND EGG BREAKFAST SANDWICHES, BURGERS, PIZZA, CURED MEAT AND POULTRY, LUNCH MEAT SANDWICHES, MEAT AND SWEET BAKERY ITEMS.

NOW THAT YOU KNOW ALL OF THIS, WHICH FOODS ARE YOU CUTTING OUT OF YOUR DIET?

LET US KNOW IN THE COMMENTS BELOW.

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