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More evidence that being active extends life
 

More evidence that being active extends life

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Exercise is well-known to improve health, but new research finds that simply adding more movement throughout the day can actually help people live longer. Those seeking to better their overall health often head to the gym or, instead, become overwhelmed at t…

Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?
 

Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?

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New research suggests that transcranial magnetic stimulation could reverse age-related memory loss. In fact, the technique restored the memory of senior participants to the level of young adults. It is a known fact that a person’s memory tends to decline wit…

How yo-yo dieting impacts women’s heart health
 

How yo-yo dieting impacts women’s heart health

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New research reveals worrying associations between yo-yo dieting and seven well-established markers of cardiovascular health. As if losing weight wasn’t hard enough, up to 80 percent of people who manage to lose more than 10 percent of their body weight end …

Trying to eat healthfully? Choose an indulgent dessert first
 

Trying to eat healthfully? Choose an indulgent dessert first

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An intriguing new study suggests that the order in which we choose food items might have an impact on how many calories we consume overall. Consumers often face an array of food choices, whether they are picking a meal in a restaurant or from a fast food men…

What was the top nutrition research in February 2019?
  

What was the top nutrition research in February 2019?

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Our dietary habits play an important role in shaping our health and well-being, but there are still many unknowns about the diet’s ultimate impact on minute biological mechanisms. In this Spotlight feature, we give an overview of some of the best nutrition re…

Colon cancer: Could exercise halt tumor growth?
  

Colon cancer: Could exercise halt tumor growth?

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New research, appearing in the Journal of Physiology, suggests that short bursts of intense, physical activity may reduce the growth of colorectal tumor cells. According to the American Cancer Society, doctors will diagnose more than 100,000 new cases of col…

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