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.
Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says
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.
‘Beans’ or ‘Sizzlin’ Beans:’ Words Get People Eating Healthier
You may want to rethink those french fries and how you cook your potatoes! Research in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found eating any type of fried potatoes two or three times per week may double the risk of early death, compared with not eating them at all, a recent study published in the […]
Salt in foods purchased at grocery stores down, but still high
A study has found that simple changes to a cafeteria’s veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices. When is a carrot not just a carrot? When it’s a “twisted citrus-glazed carrot.” New research shows that when vegetables are described in new and exciting ways, diners tend to choose these healthy foods more often. Read […]
US households decreased their salt intake from packaged food and store-bought beverages by about 18% between 2000 and 2014, during which time researchers found the salt content of the foods had fallen about 12%, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. However, study leader Jennifer Poti says the salt content in packaged food and […]