A grilled cheese has 580 calories. You’d have to do burpees for 58 minutes to burn it off.
DON’T MISS A BEET
Beets are being called the newest superfood, thanks to reports that they may reduce high blood pressure and the risk for cardiovascular disease. They contain nitrates that are converted into a substance that relaxes blood vessels and protects your heart. The increase in blood flow can also boost exercise endurance.
A Korean study found, people who ate about 1 cup of kimchi every day for a week saw their LDL and total cholesterol levels decrease by as much as 10%. The reason: The lactic acid bacteria produced as kimchi ferments may help break down blood cholesterol, the scientists say.
DID YOU KNOW
DNA, the basic building block of life, is a long molecule containing four chemical bases: adenine (A), guanine (G), thymine (T), and cytosine (C).
WEIGHT LOSS TIP
Use smaller plates for meals. Studies have shown your brain correlates the size of your dish with how much food you’re supposed to eat.
FIGHTING HEART DISEASE
Recent research suggest more Americans should be taking daily low dose of aspirin to prevent heart disease. USC researchers say older Americans are at risk of heart disease could cut their chances of a heart attack, prevent some cancers, and live longer with a daily dose of aspirin. Researchers suggest people over 50 take to their doctor to see if the regimen would work for them.
DID YOU KNOW
Men were able to swing a golf club 2.25 miles per hour faster after doing three vertical jumps with arm swings.
Maintaining a strong immune system, washing hands frequently, and avoiding touching the face (mucus membranes around the eyes, nose and mouth) are the most powerful methods to avoid communicable diseases.