Popcorns can fight cancer

September 27, 2010 Hina Safdar 0

Munching on popcorn during movies may be healthier than you think. New research says the popular snack food can actually help prevent cancer, according to a study led by Dr. Joe Vinson of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania.
The chemist and his team of scientists found that popcorn contains surprisingly large levels of antioxidants called poly phenols, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases.

Food Frauds That Can Wreck Your Diet

July 7, 2010 Hina Safdar 0

Caesar Salad

Some foods that we think are healthy can be sneaky little diet wreckers. University of Pittsburgh nutritionist Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, shares a few of these “food frauds,” starting with Caesar salad. Just a small bowl has 300-400 calories and 30 grams of fat, thanks to loads of dressing.
Food Fix: Use only 1 Tbs. dressing and 2 Tbs. tangy, Parmesan cheese.

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