Your Healthy Tip for the Day
SKINNY GENES: Polyunsaturated fats activate genes that reduce fat storage. Get them by snacking on one ounce of walnuts.
AP: Not Berry Good: US Adults Still Skimp On Fruit And Veggies
"Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables. In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables." Read the full story.
AP: Calories On Menus, Menu Boards Delayed Until 2016
"Diners will have to wait until the end of 2016 to find calorie labels on all chain restaurant menus. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that restaurants and other establishments will now have until December 1, 2016, to comply with federal menu labeling rules — one year beyond the original deadline." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Is Defeat Sweeter Than Victory? Researchers Reveal The Science Behind Emotional Eating
Research by food scientists reveals how a person's emotional state — particularly in the competitive, wide world of sports — affects the perception of taste. In particular, people in negative emotional states tend to crave sweets more than those in a positive frame of mind." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Coffee Not Associated With Lifestyle Diseases
"Danish researchers are the first in the world to have used our genes to investigate the impact of coffee on the body. The new study shows that coffee neither increases nor decreases the risk of lifestyle diseases." Read the full story.