Fat chats: The good, the bad and the ugly comments

Cyberbullying and hurtful “fat jokes” are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment, especially on Twitter, says Wen-ying Sylvia Chou of the National Institutes of Health in the US. Chou is lead author of a study in Springer’s journal Translational Behavioral Medicine which analyzed well over a million social media posts and comments about weight […]

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Daily serving of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce bad cholesterol

Eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce “bad cholesterol” and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease, a new study has found. However, most people in North America would have to more than double their consumption of these foods known as pulses to reach that target, said the researchers […]

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Meat and cheese may be as bad for you as smoking

That chicken wing you’re eating could be as deadly as a cigarette. In a new study that tracked a large sample of adults for nearly two decades, researchers have found that eating a diet rich in animal proteins during middle age makes you four times more likely to die of cancer than someone with a […]

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The Good And Bad Side Of Weight Loss Spells

There are many people out there that are trying to lose weight. This is not an easy feat, so many of them resort to extreme measures in order to make this happen. Taking a chance on weight loss spells is something that is becoming more common as time passes. The following article will give let […]

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25 Percent Do Not Change Bad Health Habits After Heart Attack, Stroke

Theres no stronger scare tactic into leading a healthy lifestyle than suffering a heart attack or stroke, which is why it may be surprising that many survivors dont make changes needed to improve their health. A study published in April in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows one in four men doesnt make […]

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