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articles by: Brandi, selected from Diets in Review

What Your Gym Exercise is Missing

Taking your workout outside isn't just a great way to enjoy the spring weather that looks like it's finally here to stay (fingers crossed!). It also may be more beneficial to your health than exercisi…

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The Surprising Impact Sunlight Has On Your Weight

For the first time, a study reports the timing, intensity, and duration of your light exposure throughout the day is linked to your weight. A team from Northwestern Medicine led the study which was pu…

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Can Running Be Worse for Your Heart?

Running is good for your health, especially your heart. Long-distance running boasts a variety of health benefits, including improvements to heart health. However, new research published in April's Mi…

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Too Fit for the Gym? This Woman Had to Leave for Being In Shape

Tiffany Austin may hold the record for the shortest gym membership. She quit Planet Fitness just 15 minutes after joining because the staff members allegedly told her she was too toned and intimidatin…

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New Book, The ‘Pescetarian Plan,’ Says Pescatarianism is Healthiest

Appearing on bookshelves just in time for Lent is a new book from Janis Jibrin, RD, 'The Pescetarian Plan.' Taking healthy eating principles from both Mediterranean and Japanese diets, the book outlin…

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E-Cigarettes Don’t Curb Regular Cigarette Use in Teens

In a finding unlikely to shock, researchers have discovered that people who smoke e-cigarettes are likely to also be regular cigarette smokers. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, suggests that e…

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Oregon’s Non-Medical Vaccine Waiver Law Goes Into Effect Today

Oregon has the highest percentage of children entering school with non-medical waivers for at least one, and sometimes more, vaccination. State officials are hoping to change that statistic. State …

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Nestle Recalls Hot Pockets with Meat “Unfit for Human Food”

Today in things that make you say yuck: Nestle is voluntarily recalling two kinds of Hot Pockets due to the meat inside being "unfit for human food." The Philly Steak and Cheese Hot Pockets and the…

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4 Chemicals You Can Find in Food But Probably Can’t Pronounce

It seems hardly a day goes by now without some company announcing they are removing a chemical or artificial ingredient from food product, and that's fantastic! However, for every chemical removed fro…

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Kraft Removing Artificial Preservatives from Singles

Following in the footsteps of several other major food brands, Kraft has announced it is dropping artificial preservatives from some of its Kraft Singles products. This change comes in response to …

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