Monthly Archives: September 2010

Does sitting on an exercise ball help in good body posture?

Sitting on an exercise ball burns more energy than sitting on an office chair, but no evidence is still available that it improves posture. In addition, the extra caloric expenditure is minimal — roughly 30 extra calories in a typical workday. In … Continue reading

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Nutrition and medicine

A notorious absence of nutrition knowledge exists among American doctors. According to Dr. Chen, “Research has increasingly pointed to a link between the nutritional status of Americans and the chronic diseases that plague them. Between the growing list of diet-related … Continue reading

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Making own meals does not necessarily mean better diet quality

In a study of 2,800 Australians between the ages of 26 and 36, researchers found little evidence that those who typically helped prepare the main meal on a workday had more healthful diets than those who left the cooking to … Continue reading

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On Calories and Cheating

Don’t say “no.” Say “See you on Sunday.” “Cheating should be planned and deliberate,” says Ann Kulze, MD, author of Dr. Ann’s 10-Step Diet: A Simple Plan for Permanent Weight Loss and Lifelong Vitality (Top Ten Wellness and Fitness, 2004). “Avoiding … Continue reading

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CDC report: Adults eating less fruit, not enough veggies

According to an article of The Washington Post, a new government report from the  the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that Americans still don’t eat vegetables often enough. Not only that, but fruit consumption is dropping a little. According to the … Continue reading

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