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…In an effort to creatively address the issue of weight, the UK’s Royal Society for Public Health has an idea for us on the other side of the pond that could be a helpful aid. The RSPH thinks America should add exercise labels to foods. That means packages would specify how long you would have to hit the gym for a sweaty workout session in order to calorically afford a serving of whatever delectable indulgences you were eyeing in the grocery store. “The aim is to prompt people to be more mindful of the energy they consume and how these calories relate to activities in their everyday lives, to encourage them to be more physically active,” says Shirley Cramer, chief executive of the RSPH, in the journal BMJ…
[MadameNoire]

If You’re Going To Indulge Your Cravings, Here’s Why You Should Do So In The Morning

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We all want to eat right, but damn it if our cravings for certain junk don’t make that journey to a healthy diet all the more difficult. But, if you do decide to indulge and want to feel less guilty about it (and crappy), a recent study by researchers at Texas A&M University found that the optimal time of day to do so is in the morning. And it makes sense, right? Eat something high in fat early in the day and your body has more time to digest it… But more than anything, going for heavy junk food before lunchtime can reportedly help reduce your body’s response to it. Foods high in saturated fats can cause chronic inflammation in your cells, which can make you susceptible to a variance of health issues.
[MadameNoire]

A Notorious B.I.G. Hologram Is On The Way

The Hip-Hop world has seen late rappers Eazy-E, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Tupac return in hologram. So it should be no surprise that the Notorious B.I.G. will be getting the hologram treatment. According to Billboard, ARHT Media has secured the rights to the Notorious B.I.G.’s hologram likeness. The company partnered with ByStorm Media, Faith Evans and Voletta Wallace, who all handles the late, great rapper’s estate. Via the partnership, Frank White will be seen again in videos and on stage. Reportedly, Bystorm’s Mark “Gucci” Pitts and Wayne Barrow spent nine months making sure ARHT was up to the job. “They’ve seen all the competitors. Wayne Barrow has been looking all over the world for the right company to do this hologram,”ARHT Media founder Rene Bharti told Billboard…
[HipHopWired]


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