It’s not just that vegetarians don’t eat meatthey're generally prone to possessing a successful secret weapon (or two) that prevents them from packing on pounds. Thomas Moore, MD explains in The DASH Diet for Weight Loss.Continue Reading
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By Kristin Sidirov Going away to college can be a challenging experience. Teens, uprooted from home with unsure footing in their new world, begin trying to discover just who they are. While many students find the transition liberating, it can also be intimidating to handle the pressures of academic lifeand those emotions can be a perfect storm that leads to the infamous Freshman 15.Continue Reading
A new study confirms the rather obvious relationship between an increase in desk jobs and the U.S.’s rapidly rising obesity rate. But while it's easy to target less "work" at work as a problem, it's more important to determine what you can do to stop packing on the pounds while sitting at your computer.Continue Reading
A pioneering study of prenatal influences on a child’s later health has yielded a trove of intriguing findings, including links between Vitamin D and asthma, fish and cognition. By Annie Murphy Paul, author of Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our LivesContinue Reading
How a pregnant woman’s excessive weight could “program” her child’s future size is not yet understood, but several studies have found that women who are overweight when they become pregnant, or who gain an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy, may in turn promote the development of obesity in their children. From Annie Murphy Paul, author of Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our LivesContinue Reading
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