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Exergaming can improve health in overweight and obese children, study shows

4 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A new study from LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity.
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Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers

4 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings have implications for cities across the United States, where 15 percent of land is deemed ''vacant'' and often blighted or filled with trash and overgrown vegetation.
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Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health

Adding walnuts to your diet can help you lose weight and improve your heart health

4 monthes ago   |   By Natural News

Walnuts aren't just good for salads. Researchers from the University of California San Diego in La Jolla have found that they can also be used to supplement a reduced-energy diet and that they provide results similar to conditions under a weight loss intervention. The findings of this study, published in Nutrition Journal, looked at whether adding walnuts to a diet can...
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Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

While it may sound obvious, a new Louisiana study shows the benefits of such games are so significant that doctors should recommend them to parents as a matter of course.
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New study shows certain video games can improve health in children with obesity

4 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity.
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Squeezing in a Workout After Your Flu Shot Could Make the Vaccine More Effective

Squeezing in a Workout After Your Flu Shot Could Make the Vaccine More Effective

Just got your flu shot and wondering if it's safe to push through your usual workout? Your arm might be sore for a couple days, but that's no reason to avoid the gym. "There is... Read more ...

New evidence PROVES that air pollution affects the placenta of developing babies

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Women tend to be even more careful about their lifestyle and diet when they're pregnant, but there's one thing they might be forgetting. According to a study, even unborn... Read more ...

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

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In a longitudinal study of pregnant women across US, many of the women avoided certain allergenic foods to prevent food allergies in infants. Read more ...

BREAKING: Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge. era of forced...

BREAKING: Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge. era of forced government health insurance tyranny comes to an end

In a stunning ruling that's sending shock waves across the nation, a federal judge has ruled that Obamacare - the deceptively named “Affordable Care Act” - violates the United... Read more ...

New study explains why having a lower calorie intake is healthier for you

New study explains why having a lower calorie intake is healthier for you

A study from the University of Geneva backs the age-old knowledge that losing weight requires reducing your caloric intake. However, the researchers say it's not so your body... Read more ...

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Eating the wrong foods can make us sick, but choosing the right ones can heal us and help prevent disease. However, many people struggle to eat enough of the right foods each... Read more ...

EMA rules omega-3 medicines ‘not effective' - no longer authorised for heart...

EMA rules omega-3 medicines ‘not effective' - no longer authorised for heart attack

The European Medicines Agency has said omega-3 fatty acid medicines are not effective in preventing further heart and blood vessels problems after heart attack â meaning... Read more ...

Why prebiotics are absolutely essential to gut health

Why prebiotics are absolutely essential to gut health

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