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Fructose vs. Glucose – Another Piece in the HFCS Puzzle
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Fructose vs. Glucose – Another Piece in the HFCS Puzzle

Take equal parts of fructose and glucose and you have table sugar. Take 55% fructose and 45% glucose (actually it’s 55% fructose, 42% glucose and 3% higher saccharides) and you get high fructose corn syrup. There has long been a suspicion that humans process these sugars in different ways. The […]

Not Everyone has a Gym
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Not Everyone has a Gym

We are used to walking into our fancy air conditioned gyms and complaining about the new kid curling in the squat rack. Well, dear friends, some people have to workout by fighting oxen and smashing concrete slabs on their head. These Shaolin Monks take fitness into their own hands, and while there […]

Raise Testosterone by Striking a Powerful Pose
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Raise Testosterone by Striking a Powerful Pose

According to a study conducted by Harvard University and Columbia University, how you stand effects your testosterone. So-called “Power Positions”, even if they are posed, can make a person feel more powerful and actually produce more power. Power is posed through open postures and occupying more space by spreading out. […]

You Get What You Believe: The Placebo Effect
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You Get What You Believe: The Placebo Effect

I’ve always been fascinated by placebos. It’s the greatest example of “believe it, and it will be true”. This self-manipulation can actually become addicting, and placebo addicts will have withdrawal symptoms from their sugar pills. I’m sure at that stage, if you were tell them it was fake, they simple wouldn’t believe you. But if […]

Crow Intelligence
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Crow Intelligence

Seeing animals adapt to changing, urban conditions is incredibly fascinating. Just as humans will find a way to deal evolving, sometimes harsh circumstances, these crows have found a way to make gathering food easier despite human-made obstacles.

Junk Food Makes you Stupid
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Junk Food Makes you Stupid

According to research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, children who have diets high in processed foods may have a lower IQ. This comes via findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. The study “tracks the long term health and wellbeing of around 14,000 […]

Attention Athletes: Stop Taking Ibuprofen!
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Attention Athletes: Stop Taking Ibuprofen!

The rigors of intense exercise often take their toll. Many take ibuprofen for pain relief, expecting at least a sliver of help. According to a recent article in the LA Times, however, this may not only be untrue, but ibuprofen may me doing more harm than good. Scientist conducted a study on runners competing […]

Scanning for Health: New Device Determines your Health
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Scanning for Health: New Device Determines your Health

A $280 scanner developed by German scientists analyzes your skin to determine how healthy you are. The device reflects a beam of light against the skin and analyzes anti-oxidant levels . This will produce a health reading on scale of 1-10. According to the team, ani-oxidant levels are “affected by stress, smoking, alcohol drinking, […]

Super Simple Chicken & Broccoli
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Super Simple Chicken & Broccoli

Two staples of bodybuilders and low carbers alike is chicken and broccoli. Delicious lean protein and green fiber-y goodness. How can you go wrong? One way is it gets really boring. Never fear. Our resident Italian cook extraordinaire is here to help! You will need: Chicken Breast (as many as […]