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Feeding Baby:

6 Tips Every New Parent Should Know Posted: 11/06/2015 11:35 am EST Updated: 11/06/2015 11:59 am EST Every parent wants to raise a healthy and happy child. But babies’ needs can be mysterious and the world’s advice can be confusing. Find out what you can…

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Suspension Exercise: The Research

by Tony Nunez, MS and Len Kravitz, PhD on Oct 23, 2015 Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. The question on a lot of trainers’ minds is whether these strap-based training systems work…

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Fact or Fiction: Bacon Causes Cancer

Written by Nick Peterson NOVEMBER 4, 2015 in Ask the Scientists “Bad Day For Bacon: Processed Meats Cause Cancer, WHO Says” —NPR “World Health Organization study says bacon causes cancer — we must invade the WHO” —Chicago Tribune “Hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats cause cancer, World…

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Does Exercise Slow the Aging Process?

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS OCTOBER 28, 2015 5:45 AM Credit Getty Images PHYS ED Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. Almost any amount and type of physical activity may slow aging deep within our cells, a new study finds. And middle age may be a…

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How to eat right for your age.

Fitness and nutrition strategies for your 20s through to your 80s. By Krista Scott-Dixon Good health and a killer bod might come naturally in your 20s… but what about your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and yes, even 70s? Here’s how to eat right for your…

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2 Big Reasons Why Cheat Meals Are Worse Than Darth Vader

“I’ll take two giant pretzels, oooh and that macaroni and cheese too. Aaand I’ll take two slices of the deep dish pizza, a dozen pigs in a blanket, a chicken parm sub, and a tall Sam Adams. Don’t worry, it’s my cheat day!” I get…

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