You skipped breakfast, had a crazy morning, and then felt faint from low blood sugar. Uh-oh. Here comes the binge, as you grab and scarf down any available junk food. Women's Health Magazine is here with some suggestions.
A day like this will leave you bloated, sluggish, and probably full of regret, especially if you indulged in fructose—a cheap, readily available sweetener linked to a cascade of health problems from cardiovascular diseases and diabetes to ADHD and Alzheimer's. Fortunately, science has your back. New research from UCLA found that foods rich in docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, may reverse some of the damage fructose triggers. Here are eight foods to turn to after a day of donuts has done you in.