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Researchers suggest that if you must sit for long periods of time, you get up and move every 30 minutes. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Up & Move

Study Finds Long Periods of Sitting Harmful A new study found that it isn’t just the amount of time spent sitting, but also the way in which sitting time is accumulated during the day, that can affect the risk of early death. The study, published online last week in Annals of
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A new study shows that limiting whole grains as part of a reduced-gluten diet could actually increase heart attack risk in people without celiac disease. (Photo: Getty Images)

Good Gluten

Gluten Poses No Heart Risk in Non-Celiacs A study of more than 100,000 men and women revealed that dietary gluten is not associated with heart disease risk in people without celiac disease. The findings also suggest that limiting whole grains as part of a low-gluten diet may
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A recent study by a Vanderbuilt University professor found that a low-aalt diet actually reduces thirst and increases hunger. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Study

High-Salt Diet Lowers Thirst, Raises Hunger When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce
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