Day: February 7, 2021

Opinion | Why Your New Year’s Diet Is Doomed

Unfortunately, ultra-processed foods aren’t as readily condemned as tobacco. While we know that nicotine is addictive and that cigarettes deliver a range of carcinogens, there are many ways (yet no single way) that the standard American diet increases the risk of other causes of premature death. The interactions among calorie intake, exercise, fat accumulation, insulin resistance and genetic background, along with other environmental factors that cause diet-related diseases (such as stress and generational poverty), are variable and complicated.

What is indisputable is that a better diet leads to better health. And most people know that a “good” diet is one

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Healthy, easy picnic food recipes from FOX 7 Austin’s Tierra Neubaum

When the weather is nice outside, which it usually is in Central Texas, there’s nothing better than a picnic.

FOX 7 Austin’s Tierra Neubaum has some recipe ideas for you that you can try the next time you have one.

DIY Trail Mix

You can make your own trail mix using ingredients from your pantry or support

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Italian soccer team president resigns after police find bag filled with $240K of cash in his car

The president of a third-tier Italian soccer club has resigned after police searched his car and found a bag filled with $240,000 of cash.

According to Gazetta, Novara president Marcello Cianci was unable to explain to financial police where he got the money. 

Per the report, a financial group asked the Reggio Calabria police to stop an SUV that Cianci was in. Cianci had “inexplicable nervousness” and that led to police searching his car and finding the food bag filled with €200,000. 

Cianci then resigned from his position with Novara after the incident. He had been with the club

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Eddie Jackson, from NFL cornerback to Food Network MVP

Eddie Jackson’s body is a temple, one he once used to crush opponents on the NFL gridiron. These days, he hits the gym in preparation for a very different kind of battle: “I have to do this because I love food so much!” he said.

As chef, host, and all-around star for the Food Network, Jackson tackles (sorry) his role as food judge just like an NFL coach (“The Bolognese was very flavorful, but we think you missed the mark with the nachos”).

Correspondent Luke Burbank asked, “Is it hard for you sometimes, because you gotta like some of these

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Comfort-eating: People really do crave snacks and junk food when they are stressed, study finds

Stress really DOES make you crave snacks and junk food, study finds

  • Experts from Australia and NZ surveyed 137 adults about stress and their diets
  • Participants reported whether they felt anxious, nervous, panicky or worried
  • The team found people had more food cravings when they felt more tension
  • Furthermore, stress led to greater consumption of junk items and food overall 

People really do crave snacks and junk food to eat when they are stressed out by events in their lives, a study

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Eating cocoa products is best food for fighting coronavirus

Health News of Saturday, 6 February 2021

Source: GNA

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The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has entreated Ghanaians to consume more chocolate and other cocoa products daily since they contained antioxidants to fight the coronavirus disease.

That, he said, would boost their immune system to withstand the infectious disease.

The COCOBOD says research into nutritional and health benefits of cocoa has revealed that it contains iron, magnesium, phosphorus and antioxidants that could fortify one’s immune system to resist the damaging effects of COVID-19.

Additionally, eating cocoa could

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