Whole grains are those that include all of the original kernel, foods like oatmeal, quinoa, barley, and farro. They are naturally low in fat and an excellent source of fiber. Try cooking a new kind of whole grain for yourself, topped with some steamed vegetables and some baked meat for a nutritious and satisfying meal. If you're over 50, the recommendation is 5 ounce equivalents.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City asked 78 female undergraduate students to rate the winners of the Miss USA beauty pageant, and the researchers discovered that women with toned or muscular figures are now seen as sexier as women who are very thin. The students were asked to study photos of the women who were crowned Miss USA between and and rate them according to how muscular, thin and attractive they were, The Sun reports. The study found more of the recent winners were muscular and toned rather than thin, which showed that attitudes toward physical beauty have shifted. Head researcher Frances Bozsik published the study's findings in the journal Sex Roles, explaining: "There is a shift in the thin ideal female figure to one that now includes the appearance of physical fitness via muscularity.