Lean turkey provides a healthier take on an oldie-but-goodie, and slow cooking coaxes the flavor out of each ingredient, decreasing the need for added salt. We tried it without the ...
says a new study in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. When compared with no consumption of yogurt, those who eat yogurt can reduce the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes by 28 %. In fact, University of Cambridge scientists found that higher consumption of low-fat fermented dairy products, which include all yogurt varieties as well as some low-fat cheeses, also reduce the relative risk of diabetes by 24 % overall.
If a child darts into your path while you’re driving, you’ll stop quicker if you’ve recently eaten eggs or spinach, says a Dutch study of the amino acid tyrosine found in both food products. Improving reflexes is just one benefit of tyrosine-rich foods, researchers say; it also enhances other intellectual capabilities and academic performance. Findings and a summary of the study, published in the journal Neuropsychologia, was reported by Science Daily.
say British researchers. A study published in the December 2013 issue of British Medical Journal found that if all adults ages 50 and over ate an apple a day, that country would see 8,500 fewer heart attacks and strokes a year. In another study by the USDA, postmenopausal women who ate dried apples every day for a year lowered “bad” (LDL) cholesterol by 23 percent and increased “good” (HDL) cholesterol by 4 percent.
Depending on the size of the potatoes selected, this tasty dish can serve as a vegetarian entree or vegetable side. Whether vegan, vegetarian or an omnivore mixing it up with a meatless meal, you’ll love the blend of sweet and savory flavors in this thekitchn.com recipe.
Smoothies are a quick and easy way to get in several fruit and vegetable servings on the run – or before or after you run. Keep these five ingredients handy in your fridge, and you’ll always be just 5 minutes away from a satisfying and nutritious meal replacement or snack. The recipe for this cold drink, rich in Vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron, is from POPSUGAR Fitness.