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Why exercise is so important Wendy Suzuki was a successful scientist and academic. But in her 50s, she was so immersed in work that she had no social life, and she was overweight due to lack of activity.     So she went back to…

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Is my “slow metabolism” stalling my weight loss?

Written by Kamal Patel and verified by the Research Team. Last updated on Oct 22, 2018. The words “slow metabolism” are incredibly overused. As in “I just can’t lose weight anymore; my metabolism has really slowed down.” Or “I’m not like you, I can’t just eat everything I…

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Is creatine safe for your kidneys?

Written by Michael Hull and verified by the Research Team. Last updated on Oct 4, 2018. Why is this a concern? Considering creatine’s popularity as a sports supplement, it isn’t surprising that concerns have been raised about potential adverse effects — especially on the kidneys. Why the kidneys? To…

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Here’s a riddle for you: I’m small, but I’m everywhere. I circulate, but I’m not the circulatory system. I’m not a nobody (or an antibody), and I’m certainly not immune to playing defense against invaders. If you think I don’t filter, you gotta be kidney-ing…

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Lemon Water – Is it good for you?

Written by Wyatt Brown and verified by the Research Team. Last updated on Sep 20, 2018. What’s with the lemon-water hype? If you’ve spent any significant amount of time perusing popular diet websites, chances are you’ve seen articles about the many benefits of lemon juice, or as frequently…

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If you think the word gut is gross, prepare yourself for the next sentence. Your gastrointestinal tract is a hotel for trillions of little critters. These bacteria, yeast, fungi, and more are pretty amazing. They increase your ability to metabolize a variety of substances you…

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