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Why We Eat Too Much at Night

It’s 10 p.m., you’re catching up on email, and it suddenly hits you: a Goliath-sized craving for chocolate-chunk ice cream. Find...

Mind Over Matter

People who suffer from frequent cravings for unhealthy foods might benefit from tapping into the power of the mind. A review of studies publ...

The Long-Term Benefits of Pedometer Use

Studies show that tracking daily steps with a pedometer leads to higher activity levels. A new report out of the U.K. suggests the practice can inspire people to take more steps for many years. The r...

Researchers Find a Link Between Activity Level, ALS

Made famous by legendary baseball player Lou Gehrig, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS—a progressive neurodegenerative disease tha...

Caffeine Boosts Performance in Athletes Who Use It Rarely

Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, allowing athletes of all stripes to complete longer, harder workouts. But new research sugge...

Body Fat Is Better Indicator of Type 2 Diabetes

Here’s more reason to apply a battery of assessments when determining a client’s health status. Scientists have found that body fat percentage is a more accurate indicator of a person&rsqu...

Who Is (and Isn’t!) Reading Food Labels

The Nutrition Facts panel displayed on all packaged food can relay critical nutrition information like calorie, sugar and fiber content&mdas...

Weight Loss Runs in the Family

It turns out that people who make an effort to shed a few pounds aren’t just in it for themselves; they may be helping their significa...

Magnesium Boosts Power of Vitamin D

Your clients may believe they’re getting ample vitamin D, but they won’t get the full benefit if their diet lacks magnesium. A study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic As...

Top Money Tips for Fit Pros

Money is often a dirty word among fitness professionals. Most get into the business to help others, but you can’t pay bills with good ...

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