Your Healthy Tip for the Day
POWER OUTAGE: A 16 oz bottle of Powerade Lemon Lime contains more sugar than 3 Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Donuts!
REUTERS: Costco Working to End Use of Human Antibiotics in Chicken
"Costco Wholesale Corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics that are vital to fighting human infections, senior executives at the third-largest U.S. retailer told Reuters on Thursday." Click here to read the full story.
WEB MD: Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
"People who eat more plant foods than animal products may lower their risk of dying from heart disease or a stroke, a new large study suggests. Researchers found that among more than 450,000 European adults, those whose diets were about 70 percent plant-based— meaning whole grains, beans, vegetables, fruit and nuts—had a relatively lower risk of dying from heart disease. Their odds were 20 percent lower, compared with people whose diets were over 50 percent meat, dairy, eggs and fish." Click here to read the full story.
CNN: Goodbye to Artificial Colors?
"Nestle USA intends to advertise the reformulated products with a 'No artificial flavors or colors' claim on package labels. If sales of the 'no artificial' candies grow as expected, the company will surely extend the removal to all of its other colored and flavored food products. After all, Nestle's international parent company—and the company's competitors—will have to take notice and find ways to remove these chemicals from all their product lines." Click here to read the full story.
WEB MD: Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
"Teens who have trouble coping with stress may face an increased risk for future heart trouble that even exercise can't erase, a new study suggests." Click here to read the full story.