Switching to Whole Grain Foods Could Trim Your Wasitline
How hip-hop is trying to get you healthy
Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead. You’ll feel fuller after switching out highly processed white grains for whole-grain alternatives, a new study from Denmark contends. Read more here.
Sugary Drinks Could Break Your Heart
In communities the government has neglected, rappers are stepping up to promote health and wellness On Castle Hill Avenue in the Bronx, a street filled with pizza shops, bodegas and nail salons, one store stands out: Juices For Life. Read more here.
You may want to rethink your drink! A new review of 36 studies suggests that regularly quenching your thirst with sugar-sweetened beverages not only contributes to your risk of gaining weight, it also ups your chances of developing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that raises your risk of heart disease. […]