NY TIMES: 1 Minute of All-Out Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Moderate Exertion
“For many of us, the most pressing question about exercise is: How little can I get away with? The answer, according to a sophisticated new study of interval training, may be very, very little. In this new experiment, in fact, 60 seconds of strenuous exertion proved to be as successful at improving health and fitness as three-quarters of an hour of moderate exercise.” Read full story.
CNN: Pilgrim’s Pride Recalls 4.5 Million Pounds Of Chicken
“Pilgrim’s Pride is recalling over 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products. The chicken — in boxes of whole-grain breaded nuggets, patties, breakfast patties, tenderloins and popcorn-style varieties — may be contaminated with “extraneous materials,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. The materials include plastic, wood, rubber and metal, the USDA said in a news release today.” Read full story.
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WELL AND GOOD: THE SURPRISING WAY YOU CAN OFFSET THE EFFECTS OF SUGAR
“If you woke up this morning feeling the effects of a pancake- and pastry-filled weekend, consider hitting the sushi bar for lunch today: A new study found that a diet rich in omega-3s can help offset the effects of sugar. The study indicates that the omega-3 fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) seems to reverse the harmful changes produced by fructose from sugary foods.” Read full story.