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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 […]

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Social Networks Increase Obesity

“Harvard scientists say that their modeling shows that the proliferation of obesity among American adults in recent decades owes in large part to its accelerating spread via social networks. Hill, Rand, and colleagues found that a non-obese American adult has a 2 percent chance of becoming obese in any given […]

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