KHQ MD ALERT: That Delicious Breakfast Sandwich Can Seriously Harm Your Heart
NBCNEWS.COM - You're pressed for time, so you hit the drive-thru on the way to
work. Since you're already there, you figure: Why not make it a cheat
day and order a savory, cheesy breakfast sandwich? Just one won't hurt—after
all, many breakfast sammies, including a McDonald's Sausage McMuffin,
only register around 400 calories. What could be truly bad about that?
hate to burst your bacon-lined bubble, but the answer is "plenty,"
according to new evidence. Researchers in Canada measured the blood
vessel function of a group of college students on two separate
occasions: once on a day they had no breakfast, and once after they
consumed two fast-food breakfast sandwiches that clocked about 900
calories and 50 grams of fat total. Just two hours after eating the
sandwiches, the subjects' velocity time integral—a measure of how
efficiently your blood vessels function—had dropped by 15-20 percent.
That means their blood vessels weren't dilating to their full capacity. click here to read more
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:51 GMT
BREAKING NEWS - The Medical Examiner's Office has revised the death toll in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado from 91 people to at least 24 people.>>
UPDATE: Originally the death toll was reported to be 91 people and counting, however, the Medical examiner's office revised the death toll from the Oklahoma tornado to at least 24 people. A spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm.>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:31:19 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour.>>