Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered what they believe to be a new addiction: tanning beds. It seems the clamshell UV emitters push the same pleasure centers as other addictive substances. Malia Szalavitz thinks it’s the wrong conclusion.
I’m a big believer in antioxidants and their ability to protect our cells. Slate disagrees. However, the European Journal of Nutrition just announced the results of a massive study suggesting antioxidants may, in fact, reduce mortality risks. Finding the “truth” about antioxidants marches on…
I run and go to the gym regularly. To mix it up I also do some workouts at
home. Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S, gives a great overview to start a home workout regimen.
More reasons to eat organically. Scientists at University of Maryland have uncovered evidence poultry produced organically has less drug-resistant bacteria. To a pharmacist, (and other geeks) this is pretty cool news.
Blog post of the week: Eat Simply introduces something called a “Snack
Station” for busy parents this week in What to Eat on the Road.