Men's Fitness: SCIENCE JUSTIFIES EATING FRIED FOOD (KINDA)
"According to a new study from the University of Granada, frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) increases dietary phenols—compounds touted to ward off cancer, promote healthy aging, and have antioxidant effects (they capture free radicals before they can cause damage), which can prevent diseases like diabetes and macular degeneration…" Read full story.
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SCIENCE DAILY: Messages From The Food Police
"We have all seen messages from the 'food police' telling us that sugary snacks are bad. But is it possible that seeing these messages actually make us more likely to eat sugary snacks? Researchers find that these messages backfire among dieters. Dieters ate 39 percent more cookies after seeing a 'food police' style message that says, 'All sugary snacks are bad' than those who saw a positive message." Read full story.
Shape: Experts Say You Should Be Screened for Depression Annually
"An expert panel of doctors has announced that all adults should be screened for depression at least once a year by their primary care doctors, in light of the overall benefits. The new guidelines, updated for the first time since 2009 and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, come from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force—an independent volunteer panel of primary care doctors that makes prevention-based medical recommendations." Read full story.
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