Your Healthy Tip for the Day
SMART START: People who skip breakfast are 450% more likely to be overweight. Eat some protein within an hour of rising.
NY TIMES: Fears, Not Facts, Support G.M.O.-Free Food
"Despite myriad assurances from scientists that foods containing genetically modified ingredients are safe to eat, consumers are likely to see more and more products labeled 'G.M.O.-free' in the not-too-distant future. As happened with the explosion of gluten-free products, food companies are quick to cash in on what they believe consumers want regardless of whether it is scientifically justified." Read the full story.
ADWEEK: The Snack Brands and Foods Women Really Reach For
"Low-carb diets may still bring a lot of buzz, but when women need a snack, they're three times more likely to reach for chips, pretzels and crackers over protein-rich choices like cheese and yogurt. SheSpeaks conducted a survey exclusively for Adweek of U.S women ages 18 and older to see what kinds of snack foods they routinely pick for themselves and their children—and which brands they buy the most." Read the full story.
YAHOO: Job Stress Might Not Be to Blame for Those Extra Pounds
"Numerous studies have often blamed job stress for weight gain, but perhaps they've been wrong all along says a new European study. According to numerous studies, stress can have an impact on weight and could be responsible for obesity. This new study attempts to understand to what point job stress can be linked to weight gain in normal weight people." Read the full story.