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Ask Well: The Best Time of Day to Exercise to Lose Weight There is some evidence that working out on a completely empty stomach prompts the body to burn more fat and potentially stave off weight gain, compared to exercising at other times.
New York Times | Jan 25, 2015 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The health benefits of oranges versus orange juice Many health advocates advise people to eat an orange and drink water rather than opt for a serving of sugary juice.
Medical News Today | Jan 24, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Recipes for Health: Get Your Freekeh On Chefs are coming up with all sorts of inspiring ideas for grains.
New York Times | Jan 23, 2015 5:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Salt may raise blood pressure by disabling safety mechanism in the brain A study of rats finds that higher salt intake over a long period disables a safety mechanism in the brain that normally stops blood pressure in arteries from rising.
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Health consciousness: do consumers believe healthy food always tastes bad? Why are health awareness campaigns failing to reduce skyrocketing obesity rates?
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New study shows veg diets boost weight loss Adopting a vegetarian diet causes weight loss, even in the absence of exercise or calorie counting, according to a new meta-analysis published as an online advance in the Journal of the Academy of...
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fetal development promoted by fatty acids in fish; brain likely shielded from mercury damage New findings from research in the Seychelles provide further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure.
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Learning From My Oldest Patients It is with a good deal of trepidation that I start any new medication in my patients who are very old, for fear of disrupting the myriad forces of genetics and environment that have allowed them to live so long.
New York Times | Jan 22, 2015 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memories need to be 'switched on' and are enhanced by emotion People may have to 'turn on' their memories in order to remember details of an experience, according to Penn State psychologists - a phenomenon called 'attribute amnesia.'
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The gluten-free diet: is it really good for our health? Increasingly, many of us are choosing to scrap gluten from our diet, even in the absence of an intolerance to the protein. But is this a good dietary choice? We investigate.
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend