Your Day in Health: September 14
YOUR HEALTHY TIP OF THE DAY
EAT RIGHT RULE: As summer’s sunlight fades, make sure you’re supplementing your diet with adequate Vitamin D from food sources such as yogurt. Dieters who supplemented with vitamin D lost nearly three times as much weight as a group on the same diet who didn't get the boost. Here are 7 Reasons Why Yogurt is a Perfect Weight Loss Food.
QUARTZ: Scientists FIND That Cavemen Did Not Actually Eat a “paleo” Diet
"Researchers from the University of Florence in Italy have found residue of oats on a Paleolithic grinding tool found in southern Italy, at a site known as Grotta Paglicci. The finding not only expands current knowledge about what real Paleos ate, but also how they ate it—our ancestors processed foods more than originally thought." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Diet Beverage Drinkers Compensate by Eating Unhealthy Food, Study Finds
“A new study that examined the dietary habits of more than 22,000 U.S. adults found that diet-beverage consumers may compensate for the absence of calories in their drinks by noshing on extra food that is loaded with sugar, sodium, fat and cholesterol…. averaging 482 calories a day.” Read the full story.
NPR: Mediterranean Diet With Extra Olive Oil May Lower Breast Cancer Risk
“Martinez Gonzales assigned about 4,000 women between the ages of 60 and 80 to follow either the Mediterranean-plus-olive-oil diet or a low-fat diet. He found that the women following the Mediterranean diet had a 68 percent lower relative risk of developing breast cancer during a five-year follow-up period compared with women on the low-fat diet.” Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Call for Government to Curb the Production and Sale of Cheap Salty Junk Food
“A World Health Organization adviser is calling for the government to stop food manufacturers and distributors producing and selling unhealthy, cheap, salty junk food… after conducting 30 years of research into the diets of populations around the world.” Read the full story.
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