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.
Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says
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. […]
Obesity Linked To Chemical Substitutes Found In Food Containers?
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 […]
The researchers at University of Iowa conducted a new study, which examined the existence of a link between food container chemical substitutes and obesity. The study suggests that the combination of common chemicals used to manufacture plastic water bottles, food containers, and other consumer products “do not contribute to obesity to the extent of the […]