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Study finds that 90 percent of American men have excess fat

Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. But now a new study finds that 90 percent of American men have excess fat. Does your waist measure more than half of your height? If it does, you may be part of the “overfat” epidemic that is spreading across the […]

by July 25, 2017
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Just a few extra pounds can increase heart failure risk

Just a few extra pounds can increase heart failure risk, according to brand new research from the American Heart Association. According to the new study, gaining just a little weight over time can change the structure and function of heart muscle, which can increase risk of heart failure. The American […]

by July 24, 2017
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Can coconut oil treat Crohn’s disease?

Can coconut oil treat Crohn’s disease? Check out what research from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland uncovered. Mayo Clinic explains more about Crohn’s: The scientists used an animal model for the study. They fed one group healthy fats like coconut oil, and the other group was […]

by July 22, 2017
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Eating sugar while pregnant is linked to allergies

Eating sugar while pregnant is linked to allergies in children, according to a new study from researchers at Queen Mary University of London. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimates that around 40 million people in the United States alone suffer from seasonal allergies, known also by the common name […]

by July 20, 2017
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Artificial sweeteners linked to heart disease and other serious conditions

Artificial sweeteners linked to heart disease and other serious conditions, according to a new study from the University of Manitoba in Canada. Lately, artificial sweeteners have been shown to cause many health problems. In 2016, a groundbreaking study showed that Splenda is linked to leukemia. Science Daily reported on the […]

by July 18, 2017
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Can yoga burn fat and increase muscle?

Can yoga burn fat and increase muscle? Let’s take a look at what University of Connecticut researchers uncovered in their new study. Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that spans across many millenniums. It is great to strengthen the body and relax the mind, but that is only scratching the surface […]

by July 16, 2017
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Common chemicals in plastic have been linked to chronic disease

Common chemicals in plastic have been linked to chronic disease, according to brand new research from Australia. Phthalates, also called plasticizers have been the subject of controversy for a while. According to Tox Town, an environmental website from the National Institutes of Health, phthalates are used to make plastic and vinyl […]

by July 15, 2017
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Eating tomatoes can cut skin cancer risk in half

Eating tomatoes can cut skin cancer risk in half, according to the latest research from the Ohio State University. The study press release explained the following results: “This study showed us that we do need to consider sex when exploring different preventive strategies,” said the study’s senior author, Tatiana Oberyszyn, […]

by July 14, 2017