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Weight Gain

Sleep Loss May Slow Metabolism, Up Weight Restricting sleep for just several days alters how we metabolize fats and changes how satisfied we are by a meal, according to new research conducted at Penn State and published in the Journal of Lipid Research.   According to Orfeu
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Dieting

Intermittent Fasting — Foolproof or Fad? Fad diets and exercise routines seem to come and go as often as the refrigerator calls out to people looking to lose a few pounds. The latest method gaining traction in some circles is intermittent fasting. Rather than restricting how much
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Better Chocolate Choices

Dark Chocolate Benefits Heart Health For Valentine’s Day, skip the milk chocolate candy and replace it with a cup of dark hot cocoa. “In terms of protecting the heart, research suggests that drinking a cup of dark hot chocolate can be equated with drinking a glass of wine,” says
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