Health Facts

Some useful facts from Women’s Health (April issue):

  • Increasing your water consumption by one liter a day for a year can result in five pounds of weight loss.
  • Obese people are more likely to develop age-related macular degeneration – AMD, a disease that destroys part of the eye responsible for seeing detail.
  • Eating red meat increases the risk of malignant tumors.
  • How much more likely you are to be overweight if you eat quickly and until you feel full: 3 x