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New studies reinforce American Heart Association's stand on limiting sodium

New studies reinforce the American Heart Association's recommendation to limit daily sodium (salt) intake to less than 1,500 milligrams.
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The Real Gift Of Fitness…

The Real Gift Of Fitness… | women's fitness | Scoop.it
How deep will you reach into your pockets this gift giving season? Not as deep as last year I will suggest. Will your list of holiday recipients be shortened in this difficult economy?  Likely.  Fo...
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New studies reinforce American Heart Association's stand on limiting sodium

New studies reinforce the American Heart Association's recommendation to limit daily sodium (salt) intake to less than 1,500 milligrams.
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Eating more legumes may improve glycemic control, lower estimated heart disease risk

Eating more legumes (such as beans, chickpeas or lentils) as part of a low-glycemic index diet appears to improve glycemic control and reduce estimated coronary heart disease risk in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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How to exercise for your bones - Edmonton Journal

How to exercise for your bones - Edmonton Journal | women's fitness | Scoop.it
How to exercise for your bonesEdmonton JournalOne in four women over the age of 50 and one in eight men over 50 have osteoporosis, a condition that.
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Why what you do between sets can make or break your workout

Why what you do between sets can make or break your workout | women's fitness | Scoop.it
What do you do with your time between strength-training sets?
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Fish oil plus exercise may do older muscles good

Fish oil plus exercise may do older muscles good | women's fitness | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women may be able to boost their muscle strength by adding fish oil supplements to their exercise routine, a small clinical trial suggests.Researchers found that three...
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One size (diet) does not fit all!

One size (diet) does not fit all! | women's fitness | Scoop.it
So here we are in January. Your New Year’s resolutions are still all fresh and shiny, and chances are good you’ve already started trying to shed a few pounds or exercise more or eat your vegetables like Mom told you.
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the female fat-loss daily

the female fat-loss daily | women's fitness | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Mary C. Weaver.
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Healthy Eating Plate

Healthy Eating Plate | women's fitness | Scoop.it
Start here to learn more about the new Healthy Eating Plate, your blueprint for healthy eating, created by nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health, in conjunction with Harvard Health Publications.
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Elena's comment, January 27, 6:57 AM
If we eat healthy food, you will live for five to seven years longer... not so little... although I admit that I do not always manage to eat properly... that's why I am looking for information about healthy eating)) By the way, thank you! very interesting ) I also often watch the video about healthy eating on coursmos.com... there are a lot of recipes and tips... especially useful for those who have no time to engage in healthy cooking )
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What you can learn from diet ‘failure’

What you can learn from diet ‘failure’ | women's fitness | Scoop.it
Blog post at Prime Fitness for Women : Past performance is no guarantee of future results.” That’s the boilerplate we see when we buy a mutual fund or other potentially risky [..]...
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Health Tip: Look for Suspicious Changes in the Breasts

(HealthDay News) -- The early stages of breast cancer may trigger few or no warning signs. But symptoms may become more obvious as the cancer grows.
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Why you should never be without a fitness goal

Blog post at Prime Fitness for Women : If you’re satisfied with your personal health and fitness status quo, you can skip this post.
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Can Housework Help You Live Longer?

Can Housework Help You Live Longer? | women's fitness | Scoop.it
Active people typically live longer than those who are sedentary, but precisely what types or amounts of exercise most affect life span has not been clear.
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Exercise may trump mental activity in protecting against brain shrinkage

Exercising regularly in old age may better protect against brain shrinkage than engaging in mental or social activities, according to a new study. Research suggests that brain shrinkage may lead to problems with memory and thinking.
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Exercise may trump mental activity in protecting against brain shrinkage

Exercising regularly in old age may better protect against brain shrinkage than engaging in mental or social activities, according to a new study. Research suggests that brain shrinkage may lead to problems with memory and thinking.

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Jamie Oliver And School Nutrition: Chef Has 'Lost Faith' In UK ... - Huffington Post

Jamie Oliver And School Nutrition: Chef Has 'Lost Faith' In UK ... - Huffington Post | women's fitness | Scoop.it
Jamie Oliver And School Nutrition: Chef Has 'Lost Faith' In UK ...Huffington PostBritish celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has "lost faith" in the UK government when it comes to improving nutrition in schools.
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Your diet is working . . . so what?

Your diet is working . . . so what? | women's fitness | Scoop.it

Diet books haven't tempted me in years, but last time I looked, the formula hadn't changed much . . .

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Is your diet endangering your muscles?

Is your diet endangering your muscles? | women's fitness | Scoop.it

Bad news for overeaters who prefer their treats in the form of carbs and fat (cake, French fries, and chips come to mind).

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How to get fit on the cheap

How to get fit on the cheap | women's fitness | Scoop.it

Here are some great ways to get fit on the cheap. In fact, you don't need to spend a dime, presuming you have at least one decent pair of athletic shoes.

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Exercise May Encourage Healthy Eating Via Brain Changes

Exercise May Encourage Healthy Eating Via Brain Changes | women's fitness | Scoop.it
Exercise may encourage healthy eating by changing parts of the brain that influence impulsive behaviour, according to a new review of the available literature by researchers from Spain and the...
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Regaining weight is not inevitable

Blog post at Prime Fitness for Women : Health-related websites lit up this week when a newly published study indicated that regaining weight after a diet is highly likely as a res[..]...
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Protein choices targeting thermogenesis and m... [Am J Clin Nutr. 2011] - PubMed - NCBI

Higher-protein meals and higher-quality protein = burning more calories and feeling more satisfied.

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