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Activity tracker may not help lose weight, says study

An activity tracker is a device to monitor and track body fitness, such as distance walked, calorie consumption, and in some cases heartbeat and...
spicy food

Eating spicy food regularly can help people live longer, says scientist

In a recent national survey in China, researchers find that people who regularly eat spicy food have lower risk of early death and various...
ancient grain bread

Ancient grain bread can help reduce heart disease risk

Ancient grains, such as millet, barley, teff, oats, Khorasan wheat, bulgur, einkorn, sorghum, spelt, chia, and buckwheat, are thought to have health benefits. They are...
red hair

Red hair gene variation may increase skin cancer risk, says study

Skin cancer is developed due to growth of abnormal cells in the skin. Skin cancer has several types, and melanomas are the most harmful. Now...
weight loss

How to maintain weight loss successfully: suggestions based on a 20-year national study

Body weight is a key factor to protect us from chronic disease. Although obese people can lose weight through healthy diet, exercise programs, medicine,...
garlic breath

Apple, lettuce and mint leaves can remove garlic breath, says study

Garlic has a strong smell, and it can cause undesirable garlic breath that lingers for 24 hours. Therefore, it is helpful to find effective...
standing desks

Standing desks can help reduce BMI, says a study in Texas

Standing desks are desks for writing or reading while standing up. They were popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, when rich people used...
cycling

Walking and cycling are beneficial even in air polluted cities, says study

It is known that walking and cycling have lots of beneficial effects. They can raise the metabolic rate of the body and help keep...
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Eating fruits, vegetables or wholegrain foods may not directly help lose weight

It is known that eating plant-based foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and wholegrain foods, can improve health in the long run. These foods usually contain...
Obesity-related genes weight loss

Obesity-related genes do not prevent weight loss, says study

Many factors can influence weight loss, such as emotions, hormones, diet, living environment, physical activity, and relationships with other people. Among these factors, genetic factors...