A Great Strategy for Weight Loss: Use a Smaller Plate
One of the key strategies for weight loss or control is practicing effective portion control as it leads to calorie control. A new study shows that simply reducing the size of dinnerware can be an effective strategy for portion control.
Dark Chocolate Is Good for the Heart
A new study in The FASEB Journal reports that dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to the arteries while also preventing white blood cells from sticking to blood vessel walls, both factors that play a major role in atherosclerosis.
Sprouting Garlic Is Packed with Antioxidants
You may be tempted to toss your old garlic bulb that has started to sprout, but a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports that aging bulbs are higher in antioxidants than their fresh counterparts.
Watermelon Juice Reduces Muscle Soreness
Watermelon, as its name would imply, is an excellent source of pure water. It use as a medicine has focused on primarily its diuretic effects. New research indicates that drinking watermelon juice is a perfect after workout remedy to reduce muscle soreness.
Liver Benefits Emerge for DHA
A study of the metabolic effects of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, concludes that these compounds may have an even wider range of biological impacts than previously considered, and suggests they could be of significant value in the prevention of fatty liver disease.