Greek yogurt has been named “the single best food for shedding pounds” by Harvard researchers. According to the December ’13 Health, the scientists analyzed the eating habits of 120,000 people for 20 years and determined that people who ate more Greek yogurt lost pounds without trying.
Tomato juice can help reduce joint pain. According to the November ’13 Better Nutrition, a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that subjects who drank 1.4 cups of tomato juice daily for 20 days significantly lowered inflammation.
Oatmeal may reduce your chances of getting sick. How? According to the November ’13 Better Nutrition, “Oats contain beta-glucan, a type of fiber that enhances the ability of immune cells to move quickly to infection sites and eliminate bacteria.”
Red wine is good for cardiovascular health, but it may also lower your risk of dementia. According to the December ’13 Bottom Line Health, red wine increases your HDL, the “good” cholesterol, and that improves brain function, lessening your chances of contracting dementia.