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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 …

The Easiest Way to Stay Slim: Drink More Water

Staying slim or getting back in shape couldn’t have been easier, if this new study is to be believed. According to a team of researchers at University of Illinois, the easiest strategy to keep your weight down is to drink more water.  The study, published in the Journal …

Five Things You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Of all the “women’s cancers,” ovarian is among the most diabolical. A new, congressionally mandated report by the Institute of Medicine spells out, sometimes in unnerving detail, the challenges confronting researchers in understanding the disease and patients in getting good care. About 21,000 women will be diagnosed with …

Eating Peanuts Helps Infants Avoid Allergy, Even After Pause

Feeding infants small amounts of mashed-up peanuts early in life may help them avoid developing allergies, even if they stop eating peanuts for a year in early childhood, said researchers. The findings in the New England Journal of Medicine have prompted global health authorities to reconsider long-held advice …

Chocolate is Brain Food. Who Knew?

In the mid 1970s, psychologist Merrill Elias began tracking the cognitive abilities of more than a thousand people in the state of New York. The goal was fairly specific: to observe the relationship between people’s blood pressure and brain performance. And for decades he did just that, eventually …

5 Mistakes People Make While Working Out

While following a weight management routine, working out is as important as eating right. Usually, people hit the gym thinking that it will help them tone up instantly. What one has to realize is that gyming and exercising require as much perseverance and dedication as anything else. You …