10 Instant Health Boosters
Spooning up just two ounces of yogurt a day can help protect you from developing gum disease, say Japanese researchers. Why? They say the lactic acid in yogurt could be responsible for helping keep your mouth healthy by reducing germs that can lead to gum disease.
Sunlight may Offer Protection Against ADHD
Residing in a sunny place lowers the risk of a child developing ADHD, according to recent research.
Researchers made an analysis of U.S States using maps and made a co-relation between ADHD prevalence and the extent of sunlight in those areas.
Which fruit is nutritionally best?
When faced with the triumvirate of fresh fruit most commonly found in bowls at cafeterias and elsewhere — apples, oranges and bananas — which should you choose?
Diners badly underestimate calories in fast-food meals
Teens underestimated the calories in fast-food meals by 34%; parents of school-age children by 23%; adults by 20%, says lead researcher Jason Block of Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.
Trust Through Food
People’s trust in others increases after eating food that contains the amino acid tryptophan, found in fish, soya, eggs and spinach.
To determine the effect of tryptophan, the researchers gave one group of test persons orange juice with added tryptophan, while a second group was given a placebo.
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