Newsletter April 17, 2012
The Link Between Obesity and Cancer
You’d have to be living under a rock to not know that obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, but what about cancer? Does obesity increase your risk of cancer too? And if so, which cancers and why?
Three ‘Brain Nutrients’ That Zaps Hunger
Excess cravings is the #1 reported problem of all diets. And let’s face it, no eating program is going to help you lose body flab if you can’t first control your cravings.
That’s the bad news; the good news is that 3 rather unusual ‘craving-killing’ brain nutrients have been identified by scientific research.
Will Being Fat Destroy Your Brain?
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh scanned the brains of 94 people over the age of 70. They were looking to see the differences in the brains of people who were of normal weight and had a normal Body Mass Index (BMI under 25), overweight (BMI 25-30), and obese (BMI over 30). Here’s what they found…
This May Just Be The Perfect Soup
Great for lunch OR dinner, this hearty soup will keep you feeling full and kick-start your metabolism…and it’s a great source of soluble fiber, too! You can even want to boost the flavor or the heat by experimenting with herbs or by adding some hot sauce. Get the recipe here….