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EAT RIGHT RULE: Granola deserves an Oscar for convincing us it’s healthy. Just one cup is 400 or more calories of mostly sugar and fat.
WEB MD: When You Eat, Not Just What, May Impact Health
"Watching when you eat, without necessarily changing what or how much, may yield big health benefits, including weight loss. Although more research is needed, intriguing new findings in people and mice suggest that eating within a strict 8- to 12-hour time frame each day changes metabolism at the genetic level, lowering blood sugar and body weight, even without cutting calories. The latest study on this phenomenon, called time-restricted eating, looked at the link between meal timing and blood sugar control in more than 2,200 women. The average age of women in the study was 47, and the average body mass index (BMI) was 28, making them overweight." Click here to read the full story.
REUTERS: Healthy Diet Tied to Lower Risk of Cognitive Decline
"Older people who eat healthy, with more fruits and vegetables, nuts and fish in their diets, may be less likely to experience declines in thinking and memory over time, according to a new international study." Click here to read the full story.
HUFFINGTON POST: Starting a Juice Cleanse? 4 Things You Need to Know
"Juices cleanses are a trendy weight-loss method. Proponents of juice cleanses claim you will lose weight and remove toxins from your body. Is it really healthy to only have liquids for as long as a week? If you don't get enough fruits and vegetables in your diet, juicing may help in that area. In most cases, a 3 to 5 day juice cleanse may not hurt you, but it won't necessarily help your overall health very much either. Consider these 4 facts before deciding whether a juice cleanse is right for you." Click here to read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Walking of Cycling to Work Could Help You Lose Weight
"Leaving your car at home could help shed pounds – according to new research. Given that car use is high, the findings strengthen the case for incentivising walking or cycling to boost population health, suggest the researchers." Click here to read the full story.