Your Day in Health: March 9
This superfood is making you fat...
CNN: Strawberries Remain at Top of Pesticide List, Report Says
"An annual report by the Environmental Working Group found that nearly 70% of samples of 48 types of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues. That's down 6.6 percentage points from last year. This year, strawberries remained at the top of the list of produce with the highest concentration of pesticides, while sweet corn and avocados were ranked as having the lowest concentration." Read full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: How Exercise—interval Training in Particular—helps Your Mitochondria Stave off Old Age
"It's oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle tone, and extends your healthy lifespan. Researchers have long suspected that the benefits of exercise extend down to the cellular level, but know relatively little about which exercises help cells rebuild key organelles that deteriorate with aging. A study published March 7 in Cell Metabolism found that exercise — and in particular high-intensity interval training in aerobic exercises such as biking and walking — caused cells to make more proteins for their energy-producing mitochondria and their protein-building ribosomes, effectively stopping aging at the cellular level." Read full story.
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NEW YORK TIMES: Night Owls Eat Less Healthfully Than Morning People Do
"Total energy intake did not differ between morning and evening types. But on weekdays, evening types ate less in the morning and tended to choose breakfast foods that were higher in sugar and lower in fiber, carbohydrates and fats, including saturated fat. By evening, the night owls were eating more sugar and fats than the morning people. On weekends, the differences were even greater." Read full story.
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