A stressful day erases all the benefits of eating a healthy meal: study
Eating a salad for lunch after you’ve stayed up all night with a crying baby and faced back-to-back meetings at work? Your efforts to nourish your body by eating healthy may be fruitless if you’re having a stressful day.
In a quirky new study, scientists are warning that stress virtually cancels out the benefits you’d reap from eating a healthy meal. When anxiety gets in the way, your body responds to healthy fare like it’s a cheeseburger with fries, researchers out of Ohio State University warn.