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We’re really losing pounds: How recession makes you thin… and it’s mystifying the experts

Jo Macfarlane Daily Mail People are not only tightening their belts financially – obesity figures have fallen since the start of the recession. A study has found that the number of people who have become dangerously overweight halved in the … Continue reading

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Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Dieting Is Wrong

Kerry Sheridan AlterNet US scientists say they have devised a new formula for calculating calories and weight loss that they hope will revolutionize the way people tackle obesity. Everything you know about dieting is wrong, say US scientists who have … Continue reading

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This Popular Beverage Can Increase Your Stroke Risk by 50%

Dr. Mercola Mercola Diet soda is often perceived as being “healthier” than regular soft drinks because it contains artificial sweeteners in lieu of sugar, and therefore has no calories. Many conventional nutritionists will even go so far as to recommend … Continue reading

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This Trick May Force Your Body to Burn 400-500 Extra Calories/Day

Dr. Mercola Mercola For a number of years, scientists have been studying “brown fat.” Brown fat is a heat-generating type of fat that burns energy instead of storing it, and this may have important implications when it comes to weight … Continue reading

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High calorie intake linked to mild memory loss in elderly

Nanci Hellmich USA Today Older people who consumed more than 2,143 calories a day had more than double the risk of a type of memory loss called mild cognitive impairment compared to those who ate fewer than 1,500 calories a … Continue reading

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Q&A: Contribution to longevity

Question: Discuss longevity and what contributions have been made to understanding it  and the aging process. Answer:  According to Chopra (1993), flow of intelligence is in every part of nature including our bodies. This intelligence keeps us alive and as … Continue reading

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Calories count, but not where they come from: study

Source: Reuters Sticking to diets with strict proportions of fat, carbs and protein may not be more effective for people who want to lose weight and fat mass than simply cutting back on calories, according to a new comparison of … Continue reading

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Over-Consumption of Fructose Linked to Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes

Source: Natural Society While there is no perfect diet, people are starting to realize that many of the health complications they currently face are actually a result of consuming way too much sugar. More health experts are voicing their concern … Continue reading

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Carcinogenic Sugar Hiding in 4 Common Food Products

Source: Natural Society On average, Americans consume 475 calories worth of added sugars each day. That is about 30 teaspoons, or 5x more than even the American Heart Association recommends. The disturbing aspect is that if nothing changes, the rampant sugar … Continue reading

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