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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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Front-of-Package Food Labels Encourage Healthier Eating: Study

Front-of-Package Food Labels Encourage Healthier Eating: Study

Nutrition labels on front of food packaging can promote healthier food choices, reports a new study. Read more ...

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New Study Reveals How Body Composition Impacts Your Breast Cancer Risk

Are you at high risk of developing breast cancer? Cancer of the breast is a disease that many women fear, but, fortunately, if you catch it early, it has a good prognosis... Read more ...

Compelling Health Benefits of Exercise You Don't Have to Wait For

Compelling Health Benefits of Exercise You Don't Have to Wait For

We all like instant gratification! Who doesn't want to start a new habit and see benefits right away? It's clear that exercise has long-term health and fitness benefits. For... Read more ...

Weight Training: Low Reps or High Reps for Weight Loss?

Weight Training: Low Reps or High Reps for Weight Loss?

Cardio burns more calories than weight training, so you should do more cardio to lose weight, right? It's true that unless you're doing low-intensity cardio, you burn more... Read more ...

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 ...

Study: PQQ may prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's

Study: PQQ may prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease may be one of the most fearsome health conditions common among the elderly. Imagine gradually losing your memory while your body weakens. But the risk of... Read more ...

Dr Ellie Cannon: Will baby thrive on vegan diet or will it stunt her growth?

Dr Ellie Cannon: Will baby thrive on vegan diet or will it stunt her growth?

My sister recently gave birth and has decided to feed her baby daughter a vegan diet. I read a report from a doctor who said that this could stunt her growth. Should I be... Read more ...

Christian group demands tech giants stop censorship or face tidal wave of...

Christian group demands tech giants stop censorship or face tidal wave of lawsuits

Dr. Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters , issued a final warning to the leaders of Silicon Valley, demanding that Big Tech stops censoring Christian... Read more ...

PROOF the FBI used unethical entrapment technique to "catch" Michael Flynn...

PROOF the FBI used unethical entrapment technique to "catch" Michael Flynn. dishonest, lawless "justice" now the norm in America

The editorial board of The Wall Street Journal wants the world to know that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was basically tricked by disgraced former FBI head... Read more ...

Integrative medicine hold great potential for alleviating pain better than...

Integrative medicine hold great potential for alleviating pain better than opioids

Integrative medicine approaches, such as acupuncture and yoga, have great potential in treating pain. A review published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia reported that... Read more ...