“It is not about eliminating a certain food or food groups. It is about reducing calories.”

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Good news for potato lovers. Research published recently in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition suggests that consumers can eat potatoes and still lose weight. The study was a combined effort between the University of California at Davis and the Illinois Institute of Technology. The researchers wanted to better understand the role of […]

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Early antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

Children who receive several rounds of broad-spectrum antibiotics before age two may be at an increased risk of obesity, according to a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics. While the research does not prove that antibiotics cause weight gain, it is consistent with earlier studies linking antibiotics to obesity.

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Come on, everybody, do your exercise!

Exercise has many beneficial effects on health, including protection from stress-induced depression. The mechanisms involved with this protective effect have been unknown until recently, but a study by researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm has given us some new clues.

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Do we really need to say it?

Putting caffeine in your underwear won’t help you lose weight. That’s the takeaway from the recent legal settlement in which two companies agreed to pay a total of over $1.5 million in restitution for deceptive advertising. We can’t help but shake our heads. People are still falling for these lies?

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