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Lifestyle has a strong impact on intestinal bacteria, which has a strong impact on health

Everything you eat or drink affects your intestinal bacteria, and is likely to have an impact on your health. That is the finding of a large-scale study led by RUG/UMCG geneticist Cisca Wijmenga into the effect of food and medicine ...

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Got good fat?

Brown fat cells can burn fat to generate heat. University of Bonn researchers have discovered a new method to measure the activity of brown fat cells in humans and mice. The researchers showed that microRNA-92a can be used as an ...

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6 'Healthy' Foods Nutrition Pros Refuse to Put in Their Bodies

We know nutrition pros load up on wild salmon, ancient grains, and kale, but what virtuous-seeming fare will you never find on their plates? Here are the health-halo items they leave right on the shelves. No-Sugar-Added Ice Cream “I never buy no-sugar-added or light ice creams. The no-sugar-added types may have up to 18 ...

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Higher muscle mass associated with lower mortality risk in people with heart disease

Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA found that cardiovascular disease patients who have high muscle mass and low fat mass have a lower mortality risk than those with other body compositions. The findings also suggest that ...

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Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

A range of diseases — from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer’s disease to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — are linked to changes to genes in the brain. A new study by UCLA life scientists has found that hundreds ...

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What Your Cravings Mean (And How to Rewire Them)

Whether it’s your sweet tooth or woe-is-me mood nudging you toward the snack drawer, there’s a quick trick to reel in the urge, without depriving yourself. Credit: Getty Images 1 of 13 Master every kind of craving by Jennifer Benjamin ...

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Finding sleep's sweet spot

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new study shows that when it comes to promoting healthy hearts, it’s not a matter of getting more sleep. It’s a matter of getting adequate sleep at optimal times, say researchers. Nutrition Research News ...

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The 5 Keys To Any Successful Nutrition Plan

Spend much time online observing (or getting in) arguments about fitness and nutrition, and you’ll quickly see pundits on both sides resort to putting everything in terms of “right” or “wrong.” Calories are everything, or they’re pointless. Macros are all ...

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How To Eat For Maximum Muscle Growth At Any Age!

From teens to people in their 80s, improving one’s physique is a truly “ageless” pastime. Sure, not all of these people call themselves bodybuilders, but more of them in all age groups are eating and training with the pursuit of ...

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The Simplest Weight-Loss Diet Ever!

From extreme calorie restriction, to sprawling “off-limit” food lists, to tracking every single morsel of nourishment, strict dieting can be a major turnoff. The so-called “best diet in the world” is useless if you can’t stick to it, and many ...

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