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Chocolate Reduces Risk of Stroke in Men
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Chocolate Reduces Risk of Stroke in Men

Delicious and nutritious? A new Swedish study published in Neurology indicates that chocolate can quell the risk of a stroke. Susanna C. Larsson and affiliates conducted a study in which 37,103 men were assessed at baseline with a food frequency questionnaire. During the following 10 years, the researchers closely followed which of the […]

Decades Old Vaccine May Combat Diabetes
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Decades Old Vaccine May Combat Diabetes

Researchers at Harvard have uncovered a promising new sign in the battle against Type 1 Diabetes. A Tuberculosis vaccine, which has been in use for over 90 years, has seemingly reversed the disease in some patients. The vaccine, known as bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), acts as a stimulant to a protein which […]

“Rocket” Dollard: Ninja Warrior
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“Rocket” Dollard: Ninja Warrior

Not many people have the satisfaction of being called a ninja-warrior-gladiator. Fortunately for Evan “Rocket” Dollard, he is the embodiment of all three in one. Rocket has appeared on both American Ninja Warrior and American Gladiator, where he was the season one victor. A former web development project manager, Rocket is also an avid free-runner, […]

Childhood Obesity Leads to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
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Childhood Obesity Leads to Increased Cardiovascular Risk

Data collected by the Dutch Pediatric Surveillance Unit shows that two out of three obese children face cardiovascular risk factors. Doctors in the Netherlands reported data based on new diagnoses of childhood obesity in children between the ages of 2-18. Remarkably, 62% of severely obese children under 12 already had at least […]

Erythritol Improves Blood Vessel Health
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Erythritol Improves Blood Vessel Health

Erythritol, a sugar alcohol that is 60-70% as sweet as suger, has been shown to improve blood vessel condition. A study presented this year at the Institute of Food Technologists in Las Vegas shows evidence that Erythritol helped prevent cell death in tests, and lowered the creation of adhesion molecules […]

Not All Calories Created Equal
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Not All Calories Created Equal

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that diets which lower the surge of blood sugar after a meal–either low carb or low glycemic index– fare better than low fat diets in keeping the weight off. Researchers Cara Ebeling and David Ludwig suggest that a […]

TV As a Child Decreases Fitness?
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TV As a Child Decreases Fitness?

A new study published by the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity suggests that ‘television babysitting’, a common practice among parents, could be harmful to their children’s fitness. The study examined reported television viewing hours between the ages of 29 and 54 months and compared those with results […]

Brian Johnson Body Transformation
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Brian Johnson Body Transformation

Brain Johnson took first place in Reddit’s Body Transformation Fitness Challenge. He was able to improve his overall mood, get rid of his depression symptoms, and on top of all that he was able to transform his body to look great. He took off 25 pounds in 12 weeks, through a […]