Why do I sometimes feel compelled to eat that bit of cake or bar of chocolate although I know I am going to regret it a few minutes later?
Is it just greed - or is something else going on?
Although self-control is important, there is mounting evidence that stress plays a significant part in weight gain.
Chronic stress disrupts our sleep and our blood sugar levels. This leads to increased hunger and comfort eating.Read the whole article
Convinced that pasta will make you fat? If so, you might be surprised to hear that people in Italy eat pasta nearly every day yet have some of the lowest rates of obesity in the world. In fact, Italians enjoy more than three times the amount of pasta we consume...Read More
Good news for anyone planning on getting their hands dirty this summer: Washing them with cold or lukewarm water will work just as well as hot water to remove bacteria, according to a new study published in the Journal of Food Protection. In handwashing experiments with 21 volunteers, Rutgers University researchers found no...Read More
It might. Eating more whole-grain foods on a regular basis may help reduce your chance of developing high blood pressure (hypertension). Whole grains are grains that include the entire grain kernel — they haven't had their bran and germ removed by refining. Whole-grain foods are a rich source of healthy nutrients,...Read More