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What You Think About Exercise May Be Just as Important as How Much You Actually Get

In a new study in the journal Health Psychology, people who thought they were less active than their peers had a greater chance of dying younger—even if their actual activity levels were the same. The research suggests that the health perks of exercise may come not just from the physical movements, but also how people think and feel about them, as well. In other words, people who feel like slackers may not be getting all the benefits they should be from their workouts. Lead author Octavia Zahrt, a Stanford PhD student in organizational behavior, based her research on a...

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Top Inflammatory Foods to Avoid At All Cost

According to statistics from the World Health Organization, about 12.9 million people worldwide died from some form of cardiovascular disease in 2004. Each year, the World Cancer Research Fund estimates that some eight million people died from cancer. Heart disease and cancer, the deadly manifestation of chronic inflammation, are expected to remain as the leading causes of death in developed countries for many years to come. To shift the balance to your favor, other than incorporating more natural anti-inflammatory foods in your diet, it is also equally important to avoid or cut down on foods which are known to promote inflammation....

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Martina Johansson – Biohacker

Martina Johansson, 33 years old, M.Sc. Bioengineering and Biophysics, from Sweden, currently living in Stockholm. After Martina began her keto journey she started to work out, something she had never done before. Up until the age of 25 her energy levels where always too low, too low for running, too low to go to the gym, Martina just wanted to sit in front of her computer or sleep. After a few weeks on the keto diet her energy levels started to rise and it didn’t take long before she got herself a gym membership. A year later Martina ran...

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Sugar Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain, New Study

Marketed as an aid for those looking to reduce their sugar and calorie intake, artificial sweeteners are rather linked to weight gain, according to a current study. A report released by the Canadian Medical Association Journal on Monday, July 17, indicates that not only did sugar replacements fail to help individuals shed weight, regular users had a greater risk of weight gain and obesity. Researchers and analysts analyzed 37 previous reports about the impact of artificial sweeteners and how they influenced people looking to lose weight. All whatsoever, the accounts covered 400,000 instances spanning ten decades. Among these studies...

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