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Irisin, experimental protein for weight loss

UF researchers create protein with potential for weight loss, diabetes treatment A stable form of irisin protein has been created which mig…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 2, 2014

8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast food

8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast food Mechanically separated meat (MSM)... is commonly referred to as “pink slime.” Looking more like f…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

12 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Superbug bacteria widespread

WHO sounds alarm on widespread 'superbug' infections The World Health Organization warns that antibiotic resistant diseases are widespread,…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Apr 30, 2014

The Science of Metabolism

I have been working out with a trainer for about a month now. I understand that muscle weighs more than fat and that fat takes up more body…

Started by michelley

6 Apr 5, 2014
Reply by Sven Andersson

OK to eat salt

Levels of sodium intake recommended by CDC associated with harmful health outcomes This article doesn't address salt intake for people with…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Apr 3, 2014
Reply by Luara

Eat raw veggies, Live longer

Experts confirm that fruit and vegetable consumption reduces risk of mortality Let's eat salad! ... a combined fruit and vegetable consumpt…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Apr 2, 2014
Reply by Grinning Cat

How you can be fit but not healthy: diet AND exercise matter

Thanks to Idaho Spud for calling our attention to this article! Summary: Exercise doesn't erase the effects of a junk diet, and while exerc…

Started by Grinning Cat

1 Mar 31, 2014
Reply by Steph S.

Brain Damage from Sleep Loss

 25% of a bundle of nerve cells associated with alertness and cognitive function in mice died after sleep similar to shift workers. Crammin…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Mar 20, 2014
Reply by Idaho Spud

High-protein diet raises cancer risk in middle age

In a long-term epidemiological study on over 6800 adults,they found people ages 50 to 65 who ate a diet rich in animal proteins during midd…

Started by Luara

3 Mar 11, 2014
Reply by Luara

Good midlife diet prevents dementia later

Healthy midlife diet may prevent dementia later What you eat in your forties has a huge impact on your mid sixties mental function. Damn, c…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 11, 2014


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