5 Junk Foods That Could Save Your Life

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Hilary Walke on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:32PM

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It's A Medical Miracle

From blue M&Ms to cheese whiz, it turns out our favorite junk foods may have some redeeming qualities. Find out if your favorite splurge food made the list.

Blue M&M’s
A recent study led by a team at the University of Rochester Medical Center discovered that the artificial blue dye in M&M’s had a significant impact on the recovery of rats with spinal cord injuries. No, we’re not advising you to make a steady diet of them, but researchers are hopeful this discovery will lead to effective treatment in the future.

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