Monthly Archives: January 2015

It Matters What Men Think

A new study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science showed there is a link between women’s beliefs about what men look for in females and how satisfied women are with their own bodies.The research showed that that women were happier with their own weight when they were told that men preferred large-bodied women. […]

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Sitting Shortens Life

It is common knowledge that physical activity and a good diet increase life expectancy, and there are many studies and articles advocating exercising and starting a better lifestyle. While daily exercise is certainly important, new research shows that sitting for extended periods of time during the day has a negative impact on health, even when […]

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A Resolution to Stick With Your Weight Loss Plan

Millions of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions each year, and a large majority of them focus on weight loss. Unfortunately, research shows that many of these resolutions are doomed to fail. 25% of New Year’s resolutions are broken in the first week!  Only 8-10% of people are successful at achieving their goals by the summer. […]

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Holiday Weight Hard to Come Off

Many Americans are finding that the weight they gain during the holidays stubbornly does not come off at the start of the new year. According to a recent article in PLOS One Journal, this is because people wind up consuming MORE calories after Christmas!!! During the holiday season, people consume more calories than usual as […]

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Supplement of the Month: Melatonin

What is melatonin and where is it found? Melatonin is a hormone produced by the brain, which controls sleep and wake cycles. It can be found in very small amounts in some foods such as meats, grains, fruits, and vegetables. It is also sold as a dietary supplement. What are the benefits of melatonin? Melatonin […]

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