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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Popcorn Ingredient Found To Be Linked With Alzheimer's...


Movie popcorn has often been criticized for its high calorie count, but now the tasty treat may harm more than just your waistline. A recent study has found that diacetyl, an ingredient in popcorn responsible for its buttery flavor and smell, may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease, UPI.com reported. Read more







Wednesday, August 1, 2012

6 Nutrients for Faster Weight Loss...


For years scientists have searched for a magical ingredient that would help people shed fat. In 2008, Dr. Shalamar Sibley of the University of Minnesota put 38 obese people on an 11-week diet where they consumed 750 calories less than their estimated daily need. Study participants whose blood levels of D were higher at the study's start lost more weight than participants whose blood levels of D were lower. They actually lost a lot more—70 percent more, to be exact. Read more