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In an effort to lose weight or become more fit, we throw around terms like “body fat,” but what exactly are we talking about? The more you understand about how your body works, the easier it is to get the results you want. Here, weight loss doctors explain how...
Air pollution has the potential to travel from a pregnant woman's lungs to the fetal side of the placenta, according to a new study. Researchers at Hasselt University in Belgium in a study reported in Nature Communications found sootlike black carbon, a type of particle pollutant, on placentas donated by...
Want to lose weight? Up your protein intake! Want to see those muscle gains? More protein! Truth: Protein is an important macro (as in macronutrient), to be sure. "Protein is made up of amino acids, the building blocks of muscle," says Amy Kubal, RDN, a registered dietitian in Sioux Falls,...
You've experienced this trebling before. Like that time you were asked to give a presentation at work and you couldn't keep your papers still or the first time you went on a date with your all-time crush and couldn't grip a fork to save your life. You were nervous. Maybe...
Did you know that lemons can not only help you get over a hangover but can also make you feel slimmer. Yes, a new study has established that olfactory and auditory stimuli might change how we perceive our body! For example, people tend to feel thinner and lighter when exposed...
Quietly, discreetly, more and more reality shows have been showing stars regularly attending therapy. But unlike earlier iterations of therapy on TV, these sessions feel like a normal part of life, like going to meet your girlfriend for lunch at, say, SURto work through your relationship drama. And with...
Extroverts have a reputation for being loud go-getters who thrive in today’s fast-paced society. These personality types tend to make their presence known, which can give them anadvantage in places like the business world. “It can be argued that ... extroversion is valued over introversion. Within an increasingly technologically-connected world,...
The good news is that there are lots of fall produce options that fit perfectly well into a healthy, balanced diet. Apples, which are grown in all 50 states and come in thousands of varieties (seriously!), are one of my top picks because they're nutritious, tasty, and super-versatile. They're perfect for snacking...
The benefits of exercise are known to all. It improves overall health and increases longevity. Exercise and sex also have a close association and the more you exercise, the better will be your sexual function and satisfaction. So, if you want to spice up your sex life, all you have...
There's been lots of discussion not just about you should eat, but you should eat. The concept of intermittent fasting has been a big debate in the world of nutrition with enough substantiating evidence to argue both sides. The latest study on intermittent fasting examined the timing of the...

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