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Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn’t appear to make much of a difference, ...

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Blood fatty acids reveal your child's diet

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid composition reflects their diet – but ...

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These Are The Most Popular Healthy Foods of 2017

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.  Every year, certain ingredients and dishes emerge as trendy “must-haves”—even if it’s something we’ve been eating for centuries. Just a few years ago, for example, no one had even heard of quinoa (which has ...

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It's Your Cheat Meal, So Cheat Already!

If you’re using a weekly cheat meal to give you a big boost during a bulking phase, you need to do it right—with guts and with glory, full speed, pedal to the metal. This is no time for adding a ...

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Retain Muscle Mass As You Age

Aging is not for sissies. It’s bad enough that it gets harder to sleep, harder to remember where you put your keys, harder to jump out of bed with that same vim and vigor you had as a youngster. On ...

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Insulin resistance may lead to faster cognitive decline

A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid decline in cognitive performance. According to the research, ...

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5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

Most people tend to associate a vegan diet with being lean. And science backs that notion. In a study of 40,000 adults, Oxford University researchers found that meat-eaters had the highest BMIs; vegans had the lowest; and vegetarians and semi-vegetarians ...

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Indigenous South American group has healthiest arteries of all populations yet studied, providing clues to healthy lifestyle

The Tsimane people — a forager-horticulturalist population of the Bolivian Amazon — have the lowest reported levels of vascular aging for any population, with coronary atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) being five times less common than in the US, according ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Take Supplements, But Experts Say You Don't Really Need Them

We love Gwyneth Paltrow, and are always willing to try her favorite recipes, beauty products, and workouts (like us, she’s a Tracy Anderson devotee). But there’s no denying that the Goop founder has doled out some questionable health advice over the years. (Who can forget vaginal steaming, ...

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Dietary anti-cancer compound may work by influence on cellular genetics

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why broccoli may be good for your health. They found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that’s known to help prevent prostate cancer, may work through its influence on long, non-coding RNAs. ...

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