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HANOVER, N.H. — Studies continue to conclude that exercise is good for the body, brain, and well-being in a general sense. However, researchers from Dartmouth College are showing the true complexity of the relationship between exercise, memory, and mental health. Their study finds the impact of exercise is much more nuanced; differences in exercise intensity […]

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BOCHUM, Germany —Women who hug their partner reduce their stress levels, new research reveals. However, a team in Germany finds hugging a lover does not have the same positive outcome for men. Researchers say their findings suggest that hugging their romantic partner before a stressful event – such as an exam, job interview, or presentation […]

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BEWARE OF THE ATKINS DIET. A little-known fact that people are choosing to forget. After following his own diet plan that “controls” carbohydrate consumption and emphasizes protein and fat as the primary sources of dietary calories for several years, the creator/inventor of the Atkins diet Dr. Robert Coleman Atkins became extremely depressed and died weighing […]

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A strict vegetarian diet has long been scrutinized for the toll it can take on a person’s physical wellbeing, but a new scientific report raises another important question: what about a vegetarian’s mental wellbeing? There’s a good deal of medical literature associating deficiencies of B12 and omega-3 with depression. These essential nutrients are most commonly […]

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Physical activity does nothing to cancel the harmful effects of excess body weight on cardiovascular health, according to a new study New research has just plunged a dagger through the core of the mentality that you can be “fat but fit.” Physical activity does nothing to cancel the harmful effects of excess body weight on cardiovascular […]

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Researchers from Denmark studied the fertility and family health of 9,232 adults They found that men born to obese women had a higher risk of being infertile The same did not appear to apply to the daughters of overweight women The team said the causes of the increased risk of male infertility were unclear  However, such […]

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A first-of-its kind report on diets, food demand and waste found that the number of people who are obese or overweight is set to surge if trends continue  Potsdam Institute researchers predict that within 30 years, four point billion worldwide will likely be overweight and 1.5 billion of them will be obese  Meanwhile, 500 million […]

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So many fakes, plastic, surgically altered “fitness gurus”  #fakebody We are noticing more and more self-proclaimed fitness gurus out there trying to sell their fitness methods. Some unfortunately are good pitch men and women and have been able to trick people into believing their stories. Perhaps, this trend was started by the folks at Beachbody. They […]

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Obesity may increase the risk of coronavirus-related deaths by 50%, according to a recently published report in the journal Obesity Reviews. Researchers at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, analyzed published literature on patients with novel coronavirus and found individuals with obesity, defined as a BMI over 30, were more likely to be hospitalized and admitted […]

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Be careful who you follow and who you trust. A lot of Hollywood celebrities get fit by spending thousands of dollars in plastic surgery. Tummy-tucks, fake boobs, raised buts, facelifts, etc. Even “fitness experts” like Autuum Calabrese have had plastic surgeries to look the way they look. Others, use steroids and dangerous hormonal replacements. Some […]

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