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Would you buy a 'weight loss' bra? - India.Com Health

Would you buy a 'weight loss' bra? - India.Com Health | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
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Would you buy a 'weight loss' bra?
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Some people will buy anything "weight loss" these days....

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New group aims to help cancer patients eat better - Boston Globe

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Boston Globe New group aims to help cancer patients eat better Boston Globe To tackle the problem, Moskowitz connected officials at seven leading cancer centers, including the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, with food service...
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Ask Healthy Living: Why Do Sore Muscles Feel Worse On The Second Day? - Huffington Post

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Ask Healthy Living: Why Do Sore Muscles Feel Worse On The Second Day?
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It's not all bad news, though: "It's not like pain in a tendon or a joint," Briner tells HuffPost Healthy Living.
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Gyms busy as people work off Thanksgiving meals - WBIR-TV

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Gyms busy as people work off Thanksgiving meals
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(WBIR-Knoxville) While working out is not considered a Thanksgiving tradition for most families, some gyms in Knoxville were packed in the morning hours for a holiday workout.
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How did you prep for the holiday festivities? did you get an extra workout in?

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12 Low Calorie Fruits | Weight Loss Weapons

12 Low Calorie Fruits | Weight Loss Weapons | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Eating fruit everyday is a great way to get a wide variety of vitamins and minerals that our bodies need. These low calorie fruits should be a part of your diet
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High-intensity interval training tops list of 2014 fitness trends, but ... - Military Times (blog)

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The sweat and feedback of Xbox Fitness - Polygon

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Xbox Fitness is the personal trainer who won't yell at you.
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Yup, actually excited for this

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Know your indicators

Know your indicators | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
My peak flow dropped 250 points. What's more, it didn't come back up, even after 4 days. As an asthmatic, this is my indicator. To a non-asthmatic, this indicator may not make much sense, much like...
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Get motivated with these top 10 workout songs - Oregon Daily Emerald

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Get motivated with these top 10 workout songs
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No matter what you're doing, there is a beat for any workout activity.
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Testing Reveals Weeds And Rice Fillers Where The Herbs Should Be In Herbal ... - The Consumerist

Testing Reveals Weeds And Rice Fillers Where The Herbs Should Be In Herbal ... - The Consumerist | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
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Nutrition Studies Under More Scrutiny - Scientist (blog)

Nutrition Studies Under More Scrutiny Scientist (blog) WIKIMEDIA, SCOTT BAUERAbout one in every 11 papers published about nutrition and obesity has “some kind of issue that we identified that was degrading the fidelity of research reporting,” the...
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What's YOUR fitness age? New calculator tells you if you're old beyond your ... - Daily Mail

What's YOUR fitness age? New calculator tells you if you're old beyond your ... - Daily Mail | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
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10 health and fitness myths BUSTED - DesMoinesRegister.com

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10 health and fitness myths BUSTED DesMoinesRegister.com When it comes to improving health, either through nutrition or exercise or both, everyone seems to have an opinion: Don't eat carbs. Increase your protein.
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Comprehensive Soldier, Family Fitness uses sports psychology to enhance ... - United States Army (press release)

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Editorial: Weighing the risks of dietary supplements - Dallas Morning News

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Editorial: Weighing the risks of dietary supplements
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Dietary supplements, by definition, are not intended to replace a healthy diet.
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Will seeing red help you lose weight? - CNN

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Will seeing red help you lose weight?
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(CNN) -- As the holidays roll around, some of us can't wait to pile our plates with cookies, candy and family favorites. But if you're feeling overwhelmed by seasonal excess, try focusing on the color red.
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No, food is NOT fuel. (And, thankfully, you’re not a Ferrari.)

No, food is NOT fuel. (And, thankfully, you’re not a Ferrari.) | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
I keep hearing this analogy: “Food is fuel.” You know, like gasoline. And I keep hearing: “The human body is like a high performance race car.” You know, like a Ferrari. I've heard this story repeated over and over again.
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No disrespect to the Ferrari, it's just that our bodies are pretty darned facinating

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7 Not-So-Healthy 'Health' Foods - Care2.com

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7 Not-So-Healthy 'Health' Foods
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But many foods considered “healthy” are exactly the opposite. I agree with every item on a list of 11 so-called health foods noted by certified personal trainer and health enthusiast Kris Gunnars.
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Pre-workout supplement tests positive for methamphetamine-like substances - K-State Collegian

Pre-workout supplement tests positive for methamphetamine-like substances - K-State Collegian | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Pre-workout supplement tests positive for methamphetamine-like substances
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The pre-workout supplement, Craze, is intended to give people an intense boost of energy to operate at peak performance during workouts.
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Column: How to find the right nutrition app - Cincinnati.com

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Column: How to find the right nutrition app Cincinnati.com When the Clermont Coalition for Activity and Nutrition (Clermont CAN) was formed in 2008 in an effort to address the epidemic of obesity and inactivity social media and the “apps” phenomena...
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Think morning workouts are cold? Try Swimming the Bering Strait. Ireland's ... - SwimSwam

Think morning workouts are cold? Try Swimming the Bering Strait. Ireland's ... - SwimSwam | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Think morning workouts are cold? Try Swimming the Bering Strait. Ireland's ...
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This past summer a group of 66 swimmers completed the amazing feat of swimming across the Bering Strait from Russia...
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The Fit Five: Weight Loss Secrets - Men's Fitness

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The Fit Five: Weight Loss Secrets
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Weight loss is a challenge for most people, but it doesn't need to be overly complicated. What's the secret? it's what you eat, when you eat it, and how your structure your workouts.
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Calorie-Counting Mouse Assesses Nutrition By Pointing And Clicking - PSFK

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Calorie-Counting Mouse Assesses Nutrition By Pointing And Clicking
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The gadget sends a list of ingredients and nutritional information to a companion smartphone app, which makes it easy to evaluate your food before you've put it in your mouth.
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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, November 4, 2013 5:59 PM

Cerainly hope they'll be successful in finishing the development and commercializing TellSpec - we can certainly use it in R&D and QA at Gastroplex!

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Study Says Gold Star Nutrition Ratings Appear To Work - Sci-Tech Today

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Study Says Gold Star Nutrition Ratings Appear To Work Sci-Tech Today A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate...
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