Healthy Tip of the Day
EAT RIGHT RULE: Roasted nuts are usually soaked in oil. Go raw for maximum health benefits.
Top Beer Brands Soon to List Calories
Per the Wall Street Journal: "Nutritional labeling on alcoholic drinks could become the norm after four of the world’s biggest brewers backed plans to add calorie counts to their products in Europe—and the U.S. potentially is their next stop. The Brewers of Europe, a trade body representing beer makers across the continent, said members soon would begin listing nutritional information on their brands. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA,SABMiller PLC, Heineken NV and Carlsberg A/S were among those to endorse the proposal, and some would start as early as Thursday." For the full story, click here.
More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span
In more good news for those who fill up on bran cereal and quinoa, a new study suggests that older people who eat a lot of whole grains may live longer than those who hardly ever eat them. Even the obese and sedentary appear to gain a benefit, the researchers added. For the full story, click here.
What is the Definition of ‘Natural' Foods? Consumers Want to Know
Per Science Daily: "After decades of debate there remains no generally accepted definition of a "natural" food product. Regulatory agencies have refused to settle the issue but may be under new pressure from consumer lawsuits, according to a new study." For the full story, click here.
Even Interrupting Sitting Time May Improve Health in Type 2 Diabetes
Per Reuters: "People with Type 2 diabetes could trim down and improve their metabolic health by replacing long periods of sitting with periodic standing, taking the stairs or even just changing the television station manually, a new study suggests." For the full story, click here.
Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Cups That Could Contain Listeria
Per CNN: "Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it's recalling over potential contamination with listeria. The company said Monday that it's recalling 3 oz. institutional/food service cups of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream after a test detected listeria in one of the cups recovered from a Kansas hospital." For the full story, click here.
Why Legendary Bodybuilder Who Died With Almost Zero Body Fat Lives On
Per ABC News: "Austrian bodybuilder Andreas Munzer, who died 19 years ago this month, remains both the gold standard and a cautionary tale for men striving for the ripped, lean look the sport demands. Although it could not be confirmed, he appears to have died from multiple organ failure, the likely result of years of alleged anabolic steroid abuse. He was 31, and easily recognizable from the images that have gone viral in recent days. Munzer’s autopsy revealed he had almost 0 percent body fat, the legend goes. Such a small amount of body fat could have hastened his demise, experts say." For the full story, click here.