The number of obese Colorado adults jumped from 19 to 22 percent in just one year, according to the Colorado Health Report Card released Thursday.
The leanest state in the nation has set a new, unsettling record.
Originally published on Mon March 12, 2012 11:34 am
No need to be stingy with spices. Research from Penn State finds heavily spiced meals — think chicken curry with lots of turmeric, or desserts rich in cinnamon and cloves — may do the heart good.
"Elevated triglycerides are a risk factor for heart disease," explains researcher Sheila West.
Her study found that a spicy meal helps cut levels of triglycerides, a type of fat, in the blood — even when the meal is rich in oily sauces and high in fat.