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Yo-Yo dieting

Yo-Yo dieting dangerous even if you’re not overweight

Repeatedly losing and regaining weight, known as weight cycling or yo-yo dieting, may increase the risk of death from heart disease among postmenopausal women...
Weight loss may help prevent multiple myeloma

Weight loss may help prevent multiple myeloma

New research shows that excess weight increases the risk that a benign blood disorder will progress into multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood. The...
Warm bottled water

Warm bottled water can be harmful, says study

Americans can take a warning from a University of Florida study of bottled water ─ don’t drink the liquid if you’ve left it somewhere...
Exercise can do more good if you believe it will

Believe it or not: Exercise can do more good if you believe it will

Everyone knows exercise is supposed to be good for your health, but is the belief that exercise will have a positive effect more important...
Yoga practice linked to lower stress, better cognitive performance in older adults

Yoga practice can help lower stress and improve cognitive performance

Older adults who practiced hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks were better able to manage stress and performed better on cognitive...
better understanding of bananas could help prevent blindness

A better understanding of bananas could help prevent blindness

Carotenoids, which are found at various levels in different banana cultivars, are important vitamin precursors for eye health. In a study published in ACS' Journal...
How protein-rich diets help lose weight

How protein-rich diets help lose weight

A common end-product of digested protein -- phenylalanine -- triggers hormones that make rodents feel less hungry and leads to weight loss, according to...
Women who have their last baby after 35 are mentally sharper in old age

Women who have their last baby after 35 are mentally sharper in old age

A new study has found that women have better brainpower after menopause if they had their last baby after age 35, used hormonal contraceptives...
To beat holiday weight gain, create an exercise plan ahead of time

To beat holiday weight gain, create an exercise plan ahead of time

With the holidays right around the corner, families are planning meals and trips to spend time with loved ones. With the food and travel, it...
How to Stop Acne with Science

How to stop acne with science

Breakouts are a pain and can happen well into your 40s. While there's no cure to make acne instantly go away, there are a few...