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You Gain the Most Weight in Early Adulthood

Here’s something to ponder as you consider whether to ditch that New Year’s resolution to exercise more: Your 20s are your prime weight-gaining years, according to data from the CDC. The data come from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey, which involves medical examinations of thousands of …

Indian Scientists Unlock the Health Benefits of Betel Leaf

The next time you hear the words meetha patta or madrasi patta, don’t ignore the humble heart-shaped popular mouth-freshener. Paan or betel leaf could provide the key to unlock an arsenal of anti-inflammatory drugs, claim Indian researchers. Scientists at University of Calcutta and Indian Institute of Chemical Biology …

Exercising More May Not Lead to an Increased Calorie Loss

According to a recent study published in the in the journal Current Biology, people do not necessarily burn extra calories even if they exercise more. This is due to the fact that their bodies adapt to higher activity levels. Researchers from City University of New York measured the …