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Study: More Americans die younger in red states

A recent study conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington has found that Americans die an average of 5.7 years earlier than people in Japan, 3.3 years earlier than Canadians, and 2.2 years before their counterparts in other countries....

Night owls are screwed by the 9-5 workday

LONDON — Are you someone who stays up late into the night or do you rise with the chickens each morning? I'm definitely a night owl and recent studies have confirmed what I'd assumed since my teen years - The typical 9 to 5 work day...

Diet vs exercise: Is weight loss 75-90% how we eat?

Obviously, most people lose weight by implementing a combination of dietary and exercise regimens. However, is watching your diet of greater consequence than physical activity when wanting to shed pounds? Hence, is it more detrimental to splurge on a diet day than stay in bed and...

Brussels sprouts: Nutritious, hip superfood promotes weight loss?

Brussels sprouts, which offer a fine source of protein, iron, and potassium, are surging in popularity.Moreover, research suggests Brussels sprouts, which are low-calorie and fat-free, would be wise a wise addition to your diet because they increase the body's production of adiponectin, a natural fat-burning hormone....

CTE: Worse in football than boxing?

Is CTE prevalent in boxing? It was announced in 2017 that Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99% of deceased NFL players’ brains that had been donated to science, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA. A progressive degenerative disease, CTE is...

Boost metabolism and burn fat: 8 nutrition tips for boxers and other athletes

If you're not a heavyweight boxer, making weight can be a brutal, worrisome, and time-consuming experience for a professional fighter. … As if boxing, itself, isn't tough enough. Millions of Americans fight the 'Battle of the Bulge' daily while pro boxers and other athletes are constantly...

Does jogging in hot weather burn more calories?

When I jog in hot summer weather, I always assume I’m burning more calories versus running the same distance in other seasons. Let’s face it, I’m drenched in sweat within the first 5 minutes and am breathing at a heavier rate due to the heat and...