Your Healthy Tip for the Day
DRINK THIS, NOT THAT! Cup of coffee: 2 calories. Bottle of Starbucks Vanilla Frap: 290 calories!
SCIENCE DAILY: Protein-Packed Breakfast Prevents Body Fat Gain In Overweight Teens
"Researchers compared the benefits of consuming a normal-protein breakfast to a high-protein breakfast and found the high-protein breakfast — which contained 35 grams of protein — prevented gains of body fat, reduced daily food intake and feelings of hunger, and stabilized glucose levels among overweight teens who would normally skip breakfast." Read the full story.
WEB MD: Calorie Burn Boost: Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret?
"In a finding that may help to explain why weight loss can be sustained after gastric bypass surgery, scientists report that the procedure boosts the amount of calories that people burn while eating a meal." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked To Thinner Gray Matter And Better Math Skills In Kids
"A new study reveals that 9- and 10-year-old children who are aerobically fit tend to have significantly thinner gray matter and do better on math tests than their 'lower-fit' peers." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: New Biomarkers Show Exercise Helps Reduce Daytime Sleep Disorder
"Aerobic exercise can help alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed individuals, researchers have found. Researchers looking at blood samples identified two biological markers for the condition, called hypersomnia, which is characterized by sleeping too much at night as well as excessive daytime sleepiness, in those with Major Depressive Disorder." Read the full story.