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Lemon juice in your water can add to your vitamin C intake. According to the November ’07 Prevention, just one-half tablespoon of juice in each of your eight daily cups of water gives you nearly 20 percent of your vitamin C requirement.


Wine drunk with a high-carb meal lowers the meal’s glycemic index considerably. That means a lower insulin response and potentially less fat storage.

Apple peel contains triterpenoids, recently discovered antioxidants that have been shown to derail cancer growth. Remember, an apple a day...

Omega-3 fats build muscle. In a study reported on in the Journal of Physiology, cows given omega-3 fatty acids made from fish oil built almost 15 percent more muscle.

Mississippi is the first state that has a 30-plus percent obesity rate in its adult population. Time to do some laps in that river, people!

Lemon juice in your water can add to your vitamin C intake. According to the November ’07 Prevention, just one-half tablespoon of juice in each of your eight daily cups of water gives you nearly 20 percent of your vitamin C requirement. (As reported in a previous issue of IM, a vitamin C deficiency can inhibit fat burning, so be sure to get enough C every day!)

—Becky Holman
www.X-tremeLean.com

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