A grilled cheese has 580 calories. You’d have to do burpees for 58 minutes to burn it off.
EGG IT UP
According to a Wake Forest University Study reviewing dozens of research reports relating egg consumption and heart health concluded that there is no link between eating eggs and negative heart health markers, dispelling the long-held myth that the cholesterol in eggs is damaging to hearth health. Eggs contain healthful choline used for fat metabolism, cell membrane formation, improved nerve and brain function, reduced breast cancer risk, and lower homocysteine and C-Reactive Protein levels. If egg allergies and veganism are not issues, investigate adding organic, free-range eggs to your healthy diet.
DID YOU KNOW
69 percent of Americans still think a low-fat diet is more beneficial for health than a diet low in carbs.
LOW MAGNESIUM AND OBESITY
According to one study, people who consumed less magnesium the more likely they had a cluster of conditions (including obesity) that raises heart disease and diabetes risk. Magnesium deficiency coupled with obesity may contribute to insulin resistance. Find it in bulgur, chickpeas, Brazil nuts to name a few.
HEALTH & WEIGHT LOSS TIP
Eliminating or reducing soda intake gives weight loss a big boost by reducing sugar consumption. Even diet soda consumption is highly correlated with weight gain and diabetes, due to the body’s insulin response to what it assumes to be sugar. Reduce/eliminate soda intake to facilitate weight loss and improve health.
GOOD BANANAS FOR MORE ENERGY
According to Appalachian State scientists, bananas do more than just give you potassium. Cyclists who ate one experienced the same energizing boost in blood glucose as those who drank a liquid carbohydrate.
DID YOU KNOW
Your brain can store everything: Technically, your brain has the capacity to store everything you experience, see, read or hear. However, the real issue is recall — whether you can access that information.
ORGANIC FOR QUALITY FOODS
To maximize health, increase your consumption of whole (non-processed) foods- preferably locally grown, organic, and raw if safe to preserve vitamin content.
VITAMIN C TO SEE FAT GO AWAY
According to researches from Spain, obese rats on high-fat diets gained less fat if their meals were enriched with vitamin C. The vitamin’s antioxidant effects may cut fat formation. Find it in red peppers, oranges, and broccoli to name a few.
OLD AGE HITS EARLY
Old age” illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer are occurring at much younger ages now due to high stress levels, poor nutrition, and environmental toxins. Take control of your health by actively managing your diet, exercise and stress levels to avoid this new trend.
FATTY ACIDS DOES A BRAIN GOOD
Mental function is greatly improved in both children and adults with adequate levels of Essential Fatty Acids. Increase consumption of fish, flaxseed, eggs, butter, and nuts/seeds to provide adequate Essential Fatty Acids naturally, or consider Omega-3 Fatty Acid supplements.
Fever (Hyperthermia) carefully controlled by professionals and held steady at about 104 degrees for a few hours has been found helpful in destroying many types of cancer cells. (Don’t try this at home! If interested in learning more about hyperthermia for cancer treatment, investigate Alternative Cancer Treatments.)
DID YOU KNOW
Sneezes regularly exceed 100 mph. There’s a good reason why you can’t keep your eyes open when you sneeze–that sneeze is rocketing out of your body at close to 100 mph. This is, of course, a good reason to cover your mouth when you sneeze.
QUICK HEALTH TIP
To optimize vitamin content and nutrition, eliminate or reduce as many of the processed nutrient depleted “white” foods as possible, including sugar, flour, white bread, and white rice.
*Consult physician before trying a new supplement, food or diet. Especially if you’re on any medications.