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Add Some Eggs and Vitamin C For a Healthier You

By Gina De Angelis
Posted On May 02, 2017
Add Some Eggs and Vitamin C For a Healthier You

There’s no better time than today to start living healthy.

 

Not-So-Sweet News About Breast Cancer

Eat more processed sugar and your risk of breast cancer goes us significantly, says anew study published in the journal Cancer Research. Funded by the National Institute of Health, the study found sugar intake increases your risk of this top cancer, as well as the risk of lung tumors. The study found that fructose in table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup were the biggest culprits, triggering inflammation in the body and contributing to cancer growth.

 

Vitamin C for a Healthier Heart

People with higher blood levels of vitamin C have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, says a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Natural sources of vitamin C are found in citrus fruits and vegetables, like frozen peas, tangerines, grapefuit, broccoli, and brussel sprouts.

 

One Simple Change

Eat salads with cooked eggs. Purdue University researchers found that health-promoting antioxidants in raw vegetables are better absorbed when eaten with eggs. Don’t toss the yolk, either. It’s an excellent source of protein, lipids, and more antioxidants.

 

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The numbers of weeks that leads to a 25% reduction in muscular strength. It takes you three times as long to regain it, bottom line: if you can help it, don’t take long breaks from exercise. Source: University of Copenhagen

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