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Can eating too little actually damage your metabolism?

Exploring the truths and fallacies of ‘metabolic damage’. By Brian St. Pierre   There’s a lot of discussion in the fitness industry about whether crash dieting can cause metabolic damage. In this article, we’ll take on this interesting topic and separate fact from fiction. We’ll…

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Would I be healthier if I quit drinking?

My quest to understand the real tradeoffs of alcohol consumption. by Camille DePutter In my mind, Friday = cocktails. If I quit drinking, would it mean better health and ripped abs? Or is that end-of-week Old Fashioned actually good for me? Want to listen instead…

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Research Review:

Weight lifting improves blood pressure By Helen Kollias A program of regular weight training decreased blood pressure in middle aged hypertensive men. Consider exercise before you rush to medicate yourself. Ask your doctor what activity improves your health — whether that’s losing weight, fixing your…

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How I quit weekend overeating.

5 strategies that helped me ditch the bingeing, guilt, and extra weight. By Krista Scott-Dixon In my world, weekend overeating (and over-boozing) was ‘just what people did’. But when I let go of weekday food rules, the cycle broke. I dropped the guilt, improved my…

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Fighting acne with food:

Can what you eat worsen or help your acne? By Ryan Andrews SHARE   Acne is a multi-factorial disease. While each case is unique, you can greatly improve your chances of clear skin with food and lifestyle strategies. What is acne? Our skin is the…

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No diet, no detox: how to relearn the art of eating

Our relationship with food has become disordered and obsessive. As the new year brings diet madness, it needn’t be such a struggle to learn good eating habits 5 forks each containing vegetable or fruit ‘How we eat – how we approach food – is what…

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