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YEARS OF LIFE LOST

DUE TO OBESITY RELATED DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Gord Palmer: I know BMI is not a great measure of health but you get the idea here.  If you’re overweight or obese you decrease your healthy years and your lifespan. It is well established that excess body…

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Why junk food won’t make you happy

Research Review: By Helen Kollias Ever sit down with a big bowl of ice cream after a bad day? Or maybe even an entire tub of ice cream? Well, that might not be the best thing to do. Now I know you’re probably saying that…

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Sugar Withdrawal:

Comment by Project Body Smart: We’re talking processed sugars. Sugars naturally found in whole foods don’t have the same levels of addiction because they are consumed in lower doses and along with many other macronutrients.  That being said, the readily available whole foods like fresh…

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Maybe you’re not into elite performance

But you care about living long enough to know your grandchildren. You want to be healthy enough to see the world or have the time to volunteer.  You want to be able to initiate change in something that inspires you.  You care deeply about having…

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Squat Right for Your Type

by Todd Bumgardner | 12/18/14  Here’s what you need to know… A squat loads the hips and legs while limiting movement and undue stress elsewhere in the body. You can aggressively load the squat movement without a bar on your back. Other effective squat variations…

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REGULAR EXERCISE AND FISH OIL

MAY HELP KEEP ARTERIES CLEAR AND REDUCE BODY FAT A combination of prolonged exercise and fish oil can dramatically reduce levels of a fat that can cause hardening of the arteries, a leading cause of heart disease. Fat in the bloodstream is a primary contributor…

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Why nutrition science is so confusing.

 [Infographic] 9 reasons eating well isn’t as straightforward as we’d like it to be. By John Berardi, Ph.D. From a certain perspective, nutrition science can seem like a mess. From another, it illustrates the very nature (and beauty) of the scientific process. Here we’ll explain…

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Infographic: The Science of Cell Signaling

Written by Emily Alaniz SEPTEMBER 21, 2016  Have you heard about cell signaling? It sounds kind of complicated—in fact, if you Google it, you’ll get some confusing results. But the basic concept is simple. All you really need to remember is that everything you put…

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