THE MH GUIDE TO CEREAL
Fast facts to help streamline your diet
Separate the facts from the fiction that’s found on your breakfast boxes.
CLEAN EATING’S DIRTY TRUTH
Confused about what makes a food “clean”? We don’t blame you. None of the “clean” food products studied by the Center for Science in the Public Interest reduced added sugars, which means that clean foods aren’t always the best for you calorie-wise.
GO FOR THE WHOLE
Your stomach may have a palate. People who ate whole grains had healthier gut bacteria than those who ate half that amount of refined grains, a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found. Pick products that list whole grains first.
KEEP EGGING ON
Huevo haters, stand down: eggs have lots of nutrients that may shield you from cognitive decline, scientists in Finland report. People with the highest intake (about an egg a day) were less likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer’s than those with the lowest.