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The Danger Of Yo-Yo Dieting

The Danger Of Yo-Yo Dieting

It’s a scenario so many women can relate to: You succeed at losing weight, only to gain it back six months later. You shed the pounds again, but they return…and the cycle continues. This up-and-down routine is the definition of yo-yo dieting, and as a new study shows, the term isn’t reserved only for people who yo-yo drastic amounts of […]

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

1. Continue learning Compared to participants of the inner-city Glueck study, the Grant men lived on average 10 years longer than their less-educated peers. However, the 6 percent of Glueck men who graduated from college were just as healthy, even in old age, as the Grant men. 2. Don’t smoke In both studies (and excluding […]

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes: Are You At Risk?

Diabetes is plaguing the country. According to a recent study published in JAMA, half of adults across the U.S. have diabetes or blood sugar so high they’re almost diabetic. People with diabetes either have an inability to produce insulin to lower blood sugar (type 1 diabetes) or they have too little insulin or cannot use […]