Your Healthy Tip for the Day
FRESHEN UP YOUR ORDER Chipotle uses fresh cilantro in their famous guacamole, so they always have it on hand—you just have to ask for it. The herb is basically free of calories and filled with good-for-you nutrients and flavonoids.
SCIENCE DAILY: Drinking Chamomile Decreases Risk of Death in Older Mexican American Women
"Drinking chamomile tea was associated with a decreased risk of death from all causes in Mexican-American women over 65, a new study has shown. Chamomile is one of the oldest, most-widely used and well-documented medicinal plants in the world and has been recommended for a variety of healing applications. It is currently widely used as an herbal remedy in Mexico and among Mexican-Americans. Click here to read the full story.
NY TIMES: The Dad Bod, Quantified
"The skinny: On average, dads are 10 pounds heavier than non-dads; they’re carrying nearly an extra two inches on their waist; and their bellies stick out an extra half-inch. We know this because the government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention takes stock of our national beer gut. Every few years the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey herds about 5,000 men and women into medical trailers to be poked, prodded, measured and weighed. Critically for dad-bod science, health care workers measure the sagittal abdominal diameter by having the subject lie flat on a table so that they can measure how high the navel sits above the table surface to get an objective, scientific assessment of the gut." Click here to read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: New Music Strategy Shows 70 Percent Increase in Exercise Adherence
"The use of personalized music playlists with tempo-pace synchronization increases adherence to cardiac rehab by almost 70 per cent, according to a study." Click here to read the full story.