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Science Indicates that Weight-Loss Soda May Actually Have Opposite Effect

Science Indicates that Weight-Loss Soda May Actually Have Opposite Effect Drinks that are artificially sweetened may not be as healthy as people are led to believe. In fact, seeking out sugar-free drinks as a means of reducing the risk of weight gain could actually have the opposite effect. This is according to study published in the journal Trends in Endocrinology ... Read More

Why Maintaining Muscle Mass is Important during Weight Loss

Why Maintaining Muscle Mass is Important during Weight Loss Athletes who are trying to improve their performance weight should eat a diet high in fiber, low in fat, balanced with their training regimen to maintain muscle mass while still burning fat. This is according to a report completed by an Oregon State University researcher. Read More

Caloric Restriction Benefits May Come in a Pill

Caloric Restriction Benefits May Come in a Pill A simple compound found in red grapes and red wine has been discovered to reproduce the healthy-aging effect of caloric restriction in mice. Receiving regular doses of resveratrol produced a significantly healthier aging process for the mice, leaving them with strong hearts, clear eyes, flexib... Read More

Overeating Causes Brain Chemistry Imbalances

Overeating Causes Brain Chemistry Imbalances Excessive eating can cause the brain to lose control and can lead to damage possibly resulting in diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to U.S. research. Overeating appears to cause a usually dormant immune system pathway in the brain to send out immune cells to seek and destr... Read More

Tips for Weight Loss Success

Tips for Weight Loss Success Every New Year's we make goals for ourselves, and the bulk of all resolutions have to do with health. We make goals to lose weight, to eat better, to exercise more, to take our vitamins. All too often, by the time February rolls around those goals are broken. If you want to keep those resoluti... Read More

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer Most of the news we hear about breast cancer deals with addressing the disease after it's already been diagnosed. The best treatment for any disease, is through prevention. Here are 10 ways to lower your breast cancer risk. Read More

7 Easy Switches to Healthier Eating

7 Easy Switches to Healthier Eating It can be hard to change the eating habits of a lifetime. But it becomes easier when we take an unhealthy or low-nutrition food and substitute for it something that's similar - but very healthy. It's amazing how just a relatively few dietary substitutions like this can make a huge difference i... Read More

Why We Keep Eating When Full

Why We Keep Eating When Full Why do we keep eating pleasurable foods when full? The answer may seem obvious, but a recent article published in Biological Psychiatry has a scientific answer in the hunger hormone ghrelin. Read More

Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs

Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs If you have high cholesterol and you're brimming with confidence in synthetic pharmaceuticals, then statin drugs such as Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor and Levitor are for you. If, however, you lean toward medicating your body with natural products, there are a variety of items that have been scient... Read More

Organic Found to Have No Nutritional Edge Over Standard Food

Organic Found to Have No Nutritional Edge Over Standard Food From a nutritional standpoint, organically produced foods are no better than conventionally produced ones, according to research appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Though previous reviews have concluded that organic food is superior in nutritional content compared to conv... Read More

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