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Low-weight, high-repetition exercise adds bone density

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Findings defy prior assumptions that heavy weightlifting is necessary for building bone mass.

A new research study finds that low-weight, high-repetition resistance training increases bone mineral density in adults, challenging assumptions that heavy weight-training is required to build bone mineral density.

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High-Protein Breakfast Prevents Body Fat Gain in Obese Teens

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Some 60 percent of young people habitually skip breakfast up to four times a week.

Although health experts recommend breakfast as a strategy to reduce the chance of obesity, little research has examined if the actual type of breakfast consumed plays a Continue reading

 

Dietary Fat or Carbs, Which is Key to Weight Loss?

hamburg1Dietary fat or carbs,  which is key in losing your body weight?

In a recent study, restricting dietary fat led to body fat loss at a rate 68 percent higher than cutting the same number of carbohydrate calories when adults with obesity ate strictly controlled diets.

Carb restriction lowered production of the fat-regulating hormone insulin and increased fat burning as expected, whereas fat restriction Continue reading

 

Jonathan Galland’s Blog on MindBodyGreen — 5 New Reasons To Drink Tea

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As we embrace the spring after a seemingly never-ending freezing winter, here is a refreshing look at the tradition and science of tea.

Jonathan Galland, CEO of PillAdvised, has just published a blog on MindBodyGreen on 5 New Reasons To Drink Tea + How to Brew Your Spring Detox Cup.

In this blog he talks about tea health benefits and the ancient wisdom of tea from traditional Chinese Medicine.  Learn how modern science is uncovering

how tea can help with fat-burning, anti-aging, mood-boosting, immunity, and bone health.

In China, where they have a tea history of over one thousand years, people enjoy endless cups of steaming hot tea at home and bring a thermos of hot tea with them wherever they go.

 Read the full blog at MindBodyGreen.

 

 

 

13 Tips for Surviving the Holidays: Part One

By Dr. Ronald Hoffman

Thanksgiving Day

This week marks the official launch of the “holiday season.” It’s supposed to be a joyous time, full of fellowship and hope, but for many it’s a time of stress and gluttony. We embark on a non-stop “potlatch” of overeating and drinking, our exercise resolve falls by the wayside, we shop incessantly and rack up credit card debt, and we often find that the holidays don’t meet our idyllic expectations. Instead of feeling uplifted, we wind up feeling stressed, exhausted, physically out of sorts, and depressed.
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Dr. Woodson Merrell’s Detox Program - Part II

We live in a world that is full of various toxins, which can be disruptive to almost every system in the body. But a proper detox program can significantly reduce the negative impact of environmental stressors.

 

Here, Dr. Woodson Merrell cited highlights from recent research that make detoxing your life as essential as getting a good night’s sleep and going to the gym.

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