Your Healthy Tip for the Day
Happy Valentine's Day! It turns out all those Starbucks daters may be on to something—coffee may just be the best libido booster around. It contains a stimulant that has been shown (in animal studies) to put females in the mood. Grab a cappuccino and brace yourself for a long, lucky night.
WSJ: Indigestion Hits Top U.S. Food Firms
"Big packaged food companies have been wrestling for years with diminished demand for established products from consumers increasingly interested in items deemed healthier or more natural. Kraft and Campbell are in the midst of reorganizing their businesses to cut costs, and Kellogg and General Mills are closing factories and laying off employees in light of weaker demand for their food." Click here to read the full story.
NY TIMES: Better Fitness Through Your Phone
"While some fitness monitors are accurate when measuring step counts, others are way off. And few are more accurate than the convenient and inexpensive apps you can find on your cellphone, a new study found." Click here to read the full story.
AP: Death Of The Bake Sale: New Rules Mean Healthier Fundraisers
"When it comes to school fundraisers, bake sale tables loaded with sugary goodies are out. Fun runs, auctions and sales of healthier treats are in. Government rules requiring schools to hold more nutritious fundraisers, along with a trend toward healthier eating in schools, could mean trouble for the long-beloved bake sale. In response, schools are selling everything from fruit to kid-friendly shoe laces." Click here to read the full story.