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  • The Low-Calorie Way to Satisfy Cravings

    Before you gorge yourself on a massive piece of pie, consider this: Having a few bites will satisfy you just as much as a larger serving, according to a new study published in the journal Food Quality and Preference....

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • How the Weather Screws With Your Weight

    When it’s too wet or snowy to wear sneakers outdoors, it can feel too wet and snowy to work out. Case in point: A new poll conducted by Gallup-Healthways found that after Hurricane Sandy, people living on the...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • The Weird Reason You’re Starving

    The next time you feel positively starving, consider this: you might just be starved for sleep. People feel hungrier and reach for larger portions when they skimp on sleep, according to a new Uppsala University study. Researchers asked...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • How Your Wallet Can Help You Lose Weight

    Trying to lose weight? Money can be a serious motivator: People who receive financial incentives are more likely to stick to weight-loss programs and tend to drop more pounds than people who try to slim down without them,...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • The Best Social Networks for Fitness Junkies

    When you survive a crazy boot camp session or set a personal record on a run, there’s one thing you want to do (besides shower): Tell the world. The thing is, your Facebook friends and Twitter followers...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • 5 Ways to Boost Good Cholesterol

    Bummer alert: Aortic aneurysms, a dangerous swelling of the aorta, affect 1 to 2 percent of women and kill around 13,000 Americans each year, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. They can only be...

    • Posted March 18, 2013
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  • Eat THIS for a Healthy Stomach

    Researchers have discovered a new way to quit your bellyaching: Eating green cruciferous vegetables like broccoli may boost digestive system health, according to a new study from the Walters + Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in...

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Up Your Self-Control ASAP

    There’s a simple way to make the cookie jar less tempting: A new analysis of previous studies found that exercise can boost your self-control—and you don’t have to run a marathon to reap the benefits. Researchers at...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • There’s HOW Much Sugar in That Coffee?

    Although a judge overruled the ban on large, sugary beverages that was supposed to go into effect in New York City today, the initiative still serves as a good wake-up call about just how much sugar you’re...

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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