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To Lose Weight, Eating Less Is Far More Important Than Exercising More

EDITED BY DAVID LEONHARDT The Upshot THE NEW HEALTH CARE JUNE 15, 2015 Photo People working out on Manhattan’s Lower East Side last week. Exercise is beneficial for numerous reasons, but it’s not the best way to lose weight, many studies have shown. Credit Todd Heisler/The…

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Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Stop Blaming Blocky Waists on Deadlifts and Squats by Bret Contreras | 06/09/15  Here’s what you need to know… Bodybuilders often advise women to avoid squats and deadlifts, saying these exercises thicken the midsection. They’re wrong. Often, the cause of a bodybuilder’s blocky waist is…

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Finding your off-switch in a world of distraction.

Sleep, stress, and salmon. By Craig Weller     Our bodies function best on deep, clean cycles of highs and lows. When we engage fully and recover deeply we get more done and feel happier while doing it. Studies on elite performers like Olympic athletes…

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Rest Easy — Certifies Quality Of @USANAinc’s Pure Rest™

  SALT LAKE CITY, June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — (NYSE: USNA) gives global nutritional giantUSANA Health Sciences the seal of approval for Pure Rest™ — a non-habit-forming melatonin supplement that promotes the body’s natural sleep and wake cycles — proving once again that what’s on…

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What 10,000 people can teach you about health and fitness.

An inside look at our latest fitness survey results. By John Berardi, Ph.D. What are the most common issues men and women struggle with when it comes to getting healthy and fit? This article explores our latest fitness survey results. In the pursuit of helping people…

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The Science of Eating

 Do you know why you eat? We eat because we are hungry. We eat for energy. You might know some of the reasons we crave certain foods, but most of our food decisions come from hidden forces. In fact, Food Psychologist Dr. Brian Wansink has…

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