We’re told on a daily basis what is bad for us. How about some good news for today? Let’s find out about the bad habits that might actually be good for us.
People who drink a daily glass of wine or beer have a 53% lower chance if developing diabetes compared with abstainers, according to a Greek study published in the Journal Diabetes and Metabolism.
“The belief that the body quickly switches to ‘starvation mode’ is an utter myth”, says Dr.Michael Mosley. And University of Pennsylvania researchers found no difference in weight gain between those on crash diet and those who followed so-called healthy diets. But it’s extremely important to eat proteins as that the body will take from muscles if not consumed.
Italian researchers have found that eating spaghetti can reduce body mass index and lower waist circumference.
Eating ice cream is the ideal way to de-stress, say scientists at the University of California. Apparently the milk and cream mixture contains large amounts of the amino acid tryptophan, which has a calming effect on the brain, improving your mood and sleep.