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Nutritional properties of mushrooms are better preserved when they are grilled or microwaved

Culinary treatments (boiling, microwaving, grilling, and deep frying) influence on proximate composition and antioxidant capacity of most cultivated mushrooms worlwide. A study by Spanish researchers has shown that microwaving and grilling are the best processes to maintain the nutritional profile ...

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Another reason to exercise: Burning bone fat a key to better bone health

It’s a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and ...

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Better than BMI: More accurate way to determine adolescent obesity

The body mass index calculations that physicians have been relying on for decades may not be accurate for assessing body fat in adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17. A new study published today in the Journal of the ...

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Forget Laps: A Better Pool Workout

While water-resistance workouts have been around for a while, Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts quarterback and Bodyarmour spokesperson, has recently pushed them back in the spotlight by praising their benefits during his recovery from shoulder surgery. “What I really enjoyed was ...

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Yogurt consumption in older Irish adults linked with better bone health

The largest observational study to date of dairy intakes and bone and frailty measurements in older adults has found that increased yogurt consumption was associated with a higher hip bone density and a significantly reduced risk of osteoporosis in older ...

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Better Strength Training Is Just One Step Away

In life, the majority of our movement is done with what’s called a “gait pattern.” Most or all of our body weight is on one leg, while the opposite leg is traveling. With each step, the position of the entire ...

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Modern metabolic science yields better way to calculate indoor carbon dioxide

Measurements of indoor carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations are used to evaluate indoor air quality, which is strongly linked to the levels of contaminants, such as gases and particles, circulating about with CO2. This information also can be used to control ...

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Want to better comply with dietary guidelines, and save money? Cook dinner at home

The best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, new research shows, and cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as financially. A study by Arpita Tiwari, a health systems researcher at ...

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Is It Better to Shower in the Morning or at Night?

Lucy Wallace, a 28-year-old consultant from Brooklyn, New York, refuses to go to sleep without showering first. It doesn’t matter if she already showered in the morning after working out—Wallace is obsessive about her bedtime routine. “I hate the idea ...

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3 Jump Exercises For Better Stability and Balance

This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com. Walk into any HIIT class or CrossFit box and chances are you’ll be asked to do a variation of a plyometric jump. Box jumps, frog leaps and tuck jumps help you improve your VO2 max (speed), flexibility and range ...

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