Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Interesting Facts

4 is the number of daily cups of coffee it takes to reduce your
risk of depression by about 10 percent, per a report from the
National Institutes of Health.
20% is how much additional fat you can burn by working out before
breakfast, a British study reveals. Researchers say one reason is
that when you don't have recently consumed calories on board,
the body taps existing body fat for energy.
Ten is the number of points Americans' average cholesterol has
fallen since 1994, thanks to statin drugs plus better diet and
exercise habits. Keep up the good work!
36% is the amount by which you can reduce your future risk of
developing dementia if you get aerobically fit now, per a new study
by the Cooper Institute in Dallas.
Antioxidants. We think of them as disease fighters; now add acne
prevention to their list of potential superpowers. Folks who took
vitamins C and E plus polyphenols (the antioxidants in green tea)
both orally and topically had fewer breakouts, found a new study
in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
-Health Magazine, June 2013