Everyone knows spinach powered Popeye, but have you ever heard of a spinach powered battery? Some researchers found that using spinach actually increased battery power! They picked spinach because of its high iron and nitrogen content, and have been “surprised” by how well it’s worked. If all that green can power a battery, it’s no … Read more
Yes, you read that headline right. Splenda has a higher glycemic index than table sugar does! I was floored when I found this out. Table sugar has a glycemic index of 65, while Splenda has a glycemic index of 80! That’s because not only does Splenda contain Sucralose (who’s GI is technically 0), but it … Read more
A study done in 2008 shows that green and black teas may lower folic acid absorption in the body, by anywhere between 17% to 39%. What is Folic Acid? Folic Acid is a B vitamin that is needed for the proper development of the human body. It is involved in producing the genetic material called … Read more
Green tea has some superb and unbelievable health benefits!
What’s that you say? Never heard of Overnight Oats? Well neither had I until I heard a co-worker mention them. Turns out I had been missing out on this unusual way of preparing oats. Overnight Oats are oats that have been soaked overnight as part of their preparation, instead of preparing them with hot water … Read more
Some bloggers claim that studies that show vegetarians outlive their omnivores are invalid because vegetarians are often healthy in other areas as well. They claim we should throw out the data for omnivores that are “like obesity, diabetes“. The point that they are missing is that meat has been linked to higher incidences of diabetes. … Read more