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  For more than 50 years, heart disease has killed more Americans than any other disease. The #3 killer for the same time period has been strokes. While most strokes are not fatal, most nonfatal strokes destroy part of the brain leading to the loss of cognitive function and/or...
 
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Data from 1960-1962 found 13.4% of Americans, ages 20-74, obese. Data from 1999-2000 showed this number has increased to 30.9%.1 61% of Americans are now overweight or obese.  This weight gain is no mystery An increase in body weight requires an intake of calories (energy) in excess of calories...
 
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No matter what you eat, your body will always burn it for energy. If you eat more protein, it does not, for the most part, get stored as muscle ? it gets used as fuel. If you eat more carbohydrate (CHO) you will burn more CHO and may end up with a little more stored ... Diet and Exercise Myths Solved
 
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The health and nutrition news updates were far more optimistic than any of the financial news for 2009. Studies keep showing that lower body weight, more fruits and vegetables, less salt, less sugar, less fat and getting enough Vitamin D from the sun are important. Here is an overview...
 
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The diagnosis of autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has increased significantly in recent years. Some of this increase may well be due to a lowering of the criteria for diagnosing ASD. Even so today with about one in every 54 baby boys and one in 88 children now...