Orange Juice Contradicts Fast Food Health Risk!
Eat a Big Mac: Drink Your Orange Juice!
A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition states that drinking orange juice when consuming fast food helps neutralizes the damage caused by a high-fat, high-carbohydrate meal.
It seems that two elements in orange juice, naringenin and hesperidin, counteract the inflammatory properties of fast food and oxidative distress, while at the same time protecting blood vessels.
The Fast-Food Study Results
Researchers at the State University of New York at Buffalo studied a control group made up of 30 healthy men and women. Divided into three groups, they were given a BIG calorie (high fat, high carb) breakfast and either O.J., water or soda to drink.
Free radical activity accelerated in all three groups, but the group who drank their O.J. had a significant reduction in free radicals, compared to those who drank water or soda.
Even more good news! There was an increase in those types of receptors that promote inflammation, atherosclerosis and insulin resistance in those who drank water and soda. But not in those who drank their orange juice!
The Madam Aphrodite™ Solution
Who doesn't grow up in America addicted to Mickey D's? They're an American tradition! LOL
So when the craving grabs you and you've just gotta have that Big Mac (or Wendy's or Burger King or the Colonel. etc. is lookin' good), order a big glass of O.J. to go along. If they don't serve it, stop at a convenience store along the way and pick one up!
Protect your good health!
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