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FRIDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2021
Pecans can Protect Against Unhealthy Oxidation
  Pecans can Protect Against Unhealthy Oxidation Loma Linda, California - A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) shows that adding just a handful of pecans to your diet each day may inhibit unwanted oxidation of blood lipids, thus helping reduce the risk of heart disease. Researchers suggest that this positive effect was in part due to the pecan's significant content of vitamin E. "Plant foods, including pecans, are rich
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TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2021
Having Difficulty Reading Foods' Nutrition Labels?
  Having Difficulty Reading Foods' Nutrition Labels? In one of the most rigorous studies ever conducted to determine how well people comprehend the information provided on food nutrition labels, researchers have found that the reading and math skills of a significant number of people may not be sufficient to extract the needed information, according to an article published in the November issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
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MONDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2021
Interval Training as Effective as Traditional Ones
  Interval Training as Effective as Traditional Ones For those who can find no time for exercise may have just run out of excuses. A study published in the Journal of Physiology last week said that interval training can be as effective as traditional training methods. Interval training involves short bursts of intense training followed by times for recovery. That kind of training is used in sports such as running and cycling. The study
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WEDNESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2021
Simply Walking isn't Enough to Stay Fit
  Simply Walking isn't Enough to Stay Fit Walking is a popular form of exercise, but may not be enough to experience significant health benefits, a University of Alberta study shows. "Generally, low-intensity activity such as walking alone is not likely going to give anybody marked health benefits compared to programs that occasionally elevate the intensity," said Dr. Vicki Harber, lead author on the Health First study, which was
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MONDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2021
Poor Fitness in Women can Cause Overuse Injuries
  Poor Fitness in Women can Cause Overuse Injuries Women who are physically active but have lower aerobic fitness and poorer overall fitness may be at greater risk for stress fractures and other overuse injuries in the lower extremity. This is according to the article posted yesterday at www.medicalnewstoday.com. The report is based on the study conducted by the Indiana-based, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Aside from the con
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