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Any Physical Activity is Better than Doing Nothing

Any Physical Activity is Better than Doing Nothing

A recent review by cardiologist Christopher Labos from Montreal stated that any physical activity is better than doing nothing. He reviewed why today most health websites state that 10,000 steps per day would be the desired standard. He noted that this recommendation originated from a
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How Regular Exercise Can Help You to Sleep Better

How Regular Exercise Can Help You to Sleep Better

A CNN review article explained how regular exercise can help you to sleep better. In a study from the Sleep Foundation the sleep behavior of professional athletes was studied.  The study found that athletes were twice as likely to get high quality sleep at nights compared to non-exerc
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Patients with Obesity to Lose Weight

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Patients with Obesity to Lose Weight

Notably, a new study showed that cognitive-behavioral therapy helps patients with obesity to lose weight. This was published here and is based on a publication in Frontiers in Nutrition. 43 patients were randomized to one of these 3 groups: Education and health group (EH group) A phys
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Women Who Lack Sleep Crave Sugar And Unhealthy Fats

Women Who Lack Sleep Crave Sugar And Unhealthy Fats

A new study showed that women who lack sleep crave sugar and unhealthy fats. This study included almost 500 women and spanned 1 year. The publication appeared on Feb. 17, 2020 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The researchers analyzed what the women ate, how much sleep
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Healthy lifestyle while traveling for work

Healthy lifestyle while traveling for work

CNN provided an article about healthy lifestyle while traveling for work. It can be difficult to pursue a healthy lifestyle when you are taking a long haul flight, you are jet lagged and you are sleep deprived. When you have reached your destination there is the temptation of indulgen
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Weight Gain And Insulin Resistance

Weight Gain And Insulin Resistance

Dr. Pamela Smith talked about weight gain and insulin resistance. Her talk took place at the 26th Anti-Aging Conference of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Las Vegas (Dec. 13-15, 2018). Dr. Smith pointed out that 80% of the adult population in the US has blood sugar leve
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We Are Sitting Too Much

We Are Sitting Too Much

A study has shown that we are sitting too much. There are more than 400,000 deaths per year in the world because we are sitting on average 13 hours per day. About 7.5 hours are spent sitting at work, but after work we are spending another 5.5 hours on average watching TV at home or si
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Exercise In Moderation

Exercise In Moderation

Those who got rhabdomyolysis from intense exercises know that they should have done exercise in moderation. This report shows that people who jump right into a spin class with no experience can get rhabdomyolysis. What is rhabdomyolysis? Rhabdomyolysis means a breakdown of muscle tiss
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Lactic Acid And Cancer

Lactic Acid And Cancer

Lactic acid and cancer have a connection, a recent study has shown that. Lactic acid is key for developing cancer. The Nobel Prize winner Otto Heinrich Warburg discovered 90 years ago that a change of glucose metabolism in the cancer cell is vital for cancer cells survival. Lactic aci
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Healthy Lifestyle Prevents Cancer

Healthy Lifestyle Prevents Cancer

A study in JAMA Oncology dated May 19, 2016 reported that a healthy lifestyle prevents cancer. Two health studies were pooled, the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. This included 89,571 Caucasian women and 46,399 Caucasian men. These were divided into
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