Your Healthy Tip for the Day
EAT CLEAN: Housework is an easy and productive way to burn tons of calories! Pump the jams while you clean and you’ll be done before you know it.
NY TIMES: Do Microwaves Degrade Food Nutrients?
"The microwave has gotten a bit of a bad rap about its effects on nutrients. Cooking and heating food by any method can result in some degradation of nutrients. Vitamins C and B12, for instance, degrade quickly when a food is heated. But other nutrients may actually benefit from the rise in temperature." Click here to read the full story.
NY TIMES: Paleo Diet In and Pizza Out, a Slimmer Jeb Bush Seems Intent on Staying That Way
"Jeb Bush is thinking of running for president. And he is starving. As he prepares to challenge an almost universally younger and svelter field of Republican rivals, Mr. Bush has adopted a drastic weight-loss program that is melting away pounds at a staggering rate even as it inflicts an unhappy toll: regular bouts of dietary crankiness." Click here to read the full story.
NY TIMES: Sugar As A Stress Reliever
"Many people consume sweets in response to stress. Now researchers may have discovered why. Sugar reduces levels of cortisol, the stress hormone." Click here to read the full story.