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Fast Walkers May Have More Years Ahead of Them

In health on March 18, 2011 by quriasw Tagged: , , ,

Simply measuring how fast older people walk may provide a glimpse into how many years they have left.
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How Crash Diets, Like the Master Cleanse, Harm Your Health and Heart

In health on March 17, 2011 by quriasw Tagged: ,

Linda Bacon, PhD, dreads swimsuit season, but not because she has anything against the beach. Instead, the California-based nutritionist fears what the season brings: scores of otherwise health-conscious citizens who subject themselves to deprivation diets (like the Master Cleanse) or intense exercise regimens, often in blazing hot weather, to look slimmer in revealing clothes. Many unwittingly end up harming their health—and possibly even their hearts.

“Early June and January are the two times of year people do crazy, desperate things to get thin fast,” says Bacon, a nutrition professor at the City College of San Francisco and the author ofHealth at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight. “They go on fasts, yo-yo diets, detox programs, and ‘cleanses’ without realizing that there are serious consequences to weight loss and nutrient restriction.”
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The Key to Eating in Moderation: Know When Enough Is Enough

In health on March 17, 2011 by quriasw Tagged: ,

Two weekends ago, my friends Monica and Chandra visited me for a few days in Boston. Our big plan for the weekend was to run a 10-mile road race together. Read More »

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Retrain your diet

In health on March 16, 2011 by quriasw Tagged: ,

This detox plan from Marissa Lippert, RD, is just the thing to trip your body’s fat-burning switch. “It helps get your metabolism moving again,” she says.  Read More »