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Why It’s Risky to Try to Eat Like a Celebrity, According to a Nutritionist

Stars’ food diaries are fun to read—but remember that every body has different needs. It’s hard to resist headlines that promise to reveal what stars like Jessica Alba and Jenna Dewan Tatum eat in a day—in hopes of discovering their dietary secrets to flat ...

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How To Gain Weight The Right Way

When it comes to weight, there are plenty of articles on how to shed unwanted pounds. In fact, a Google search using “lose weight” delivers more than 51 million results. The results for gaining weight aren’t nearly as lengthy, even ...

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The 5 Best Foods For Fighting Hunger

Anyone pursuing a perfect physique faces the same enemy: gnawing, remorseless hunger. There is nothing wrong with experiencing occasional bouts of hunger throughout the day, especially just before mealtimes or after a calorie-crushing workout. But feeling peckish can often lead ...

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'Fat but fit' are at increased risk of heart disease

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Carrying extra weight could raise your risk of heart attack by more than a quarter, even if you are otherwise healthy. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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5 Things You Need to Know About Gluten

Unless you’ve been on a media-free diet, you probably saw Jimmy Kimmel Live’s hilarious “What is Gluten?” video, in which none of the gluten avoiders interviewed could explain exactly what gluten is. The truth is, most of my gluten-free clients ...

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New strategies to optimize and slow cardiovascular aging

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. and growing older is the greatest—and most inevitable—risk factor for it. So what, if anything, can we do to keep our hearts and arteries ...

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How to Build the Perfect Smoothie

Follow this road map for smart sips: Produce: 1/2 to 1 1/2 cupsFruit: Berries, banana (half a medium one equals 1/2 cup), melon, pitted cherries, avocado or pineappleVegetables: Cucumber, mashed pumpkin, mashed squash, spinach or kale+Ice and/or frozen fruit: 1/2 ...

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Aging is exacerbated by alterations of stem cell circadian rhythm

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Two new studies refute the scientific dogma associating aging with the loss of stem cell circadian rhythm. The studies show that during aging, stem cells continue to show rhythmic activity but reprogram their circadian functions. ...

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A metabolic pathway that feeds liver cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A little-studied gene may explain how some liver cancer cells obtain the nutrition they need to proliferate, according to new research. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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17 High-Protein Snacks You Can Eat On the Go

Protein: 7 grams per quarter-cup serving For only 120 calories per serving, these beans offer 5 grams each of protein and fiber. Better yet, a daily serving of dietary pulses like chickpeas (as well as beans, lentils, and peas) can ...

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