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Binge Eating: There’s a Gene for That

The trove of discovery from drilling into the human genome seems to be boundless. Who knew that we could figure out the actual scientific reason why humans habitually overeat?

Can Fitness Mitigate Work Stress?

Forty percent of workers find their jobs very stressful, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Twenty-six ...

There’s Mold In That There Rice!

With so much focus on the health benefits of the microbiome and the burgeoning popularity of culinary fermentation applications, it’s ...

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Question: Do safflower oil supplements help with weight loss? I have heard they are especially good for reducing belly fat. Answer: The saf...

Sample Class: Body-Weight Barrage

When was the last time you taught a class based solely on using the body as a "machine"? Body–weight exercises are often undervalued and underused. Many people want to advance ra...

Americans Get a C-D Average on Nutrition Report Card

If your child brought home this report card, you would certainly make some changes to ensure he snapped his grades back in line.

Heart Disease and Women in Their 50s

For women younger than 65 years old, depression is emerging as a significant risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). Researchers from...

Do Kids Get a Passing Grade for Exercise in 2016?

The 2016 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth has been released, and it’s clear our kids did not make...

Cardio-Core Combo: Sample Workout

Help participants work their core with a miniroutine that approaches muscles from different angles while elevating heart rates. Mix 30-second cardio intervals with athletic, integrated core exercises ...

Lifting Weights Builds Mental Muscle

Older adults who have mild cognitive impairment or could be at risk for it may want to head for the weight room. A study by researchers in A...

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