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FITNESS & WELLNESS

An old exercise is making a comeback at the gym
WTOP-TV
It's long been the least popular cardio machine in the gym — passed up for the treadmill, stationary bike and elliptical trainer. The ergometer, or rowing machine, is gaining new fans. "It's the most indispensable piece of cardio equipment in the gym," personal trainer Fairfax Hackley says.
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Top 5 running injury myths
By Heidi Dawson
There are so many rumors and myths in running that are either not backed up by science or proven to be incorrect. Yet many of these are still touted as fact by either nonrunners or those in the health and exercise field who should know better. It was actually hard to pick just five running injury myths, but here are the biggest offenders on a regular basis.
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How walking may lower breast cancer risk
The New York Times
Physical activity, and in particular walking, can substantially reduce a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, encouraging new science shows, in part, it seems, by changing how her body deals with estrogen. Evidence has been accumulating for some time that exercise reduces the risk of many types of cancer, including breast malignancies.
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DIET & NUTRITION


Apples provide upgrade to your operating system
By Denise A. Valenti
Getting the recommended apple a day to keep the doctor away is easy this time of year. The more than 100 different species of apples grown throughout the United States are in abundance in September and October. And no matter how the apples are eaten, the fruit flesh and skin offer significant benefits to health. Eating apples can reduce risk of some cancers, cardiovascular disease, asthma and diabetes.
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The President Taft diet: Learning from America's heaviest leaders
TIME via CNN
President William Howard Taft has the dubious honor of being America's heaviest leader, weighing in at 314 pounds during his tenure in the White House. Concerned about how his weight would affect his health, and therefore his ability to serve, in December 1905, the soon-to-be president wrote to English physician and diet expert Nathaniel E. Yorke-Davies for advice.
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How checking out Instagram affects your diet
Women's Health via Fox News
You might want to tell your friends to cool it with those drool-worthy brunch photos on Instagram — or at least steer clear of them before your next meal. Overloading on food porn can actually make your real meal less satisfying, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology.
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An old exercise is making a comeback at the gym
WTOP-TV
It's long been the least popular cardio machine in the gym — passed up for the treadmill, stationary bike and elliptical trainer.

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Simple ways to incorporate exercise into your day
The Wichita Eagle
Hate the thought of going to the gym? Most experts agree that for good health, adults should strive for a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise nearly every day, and more if you are overweight.

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Is exercise the best medicine? Studies show big benefit
USA Today
Exercise may be as effective as medication in preventing early death in people who've had heart attacks or strokes, a new study suggests.

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VITAMINS & PHARMACEUTICALS


Report: Meth-like substance found in 'Craze' workout supplement
ABC News
The popular body-building supplement Craze contains a chemical that's similar to methamphetamine, according to researchers who've tested its ingredients. Craze is marketed as "performance fuel" that provides "the ultimate in pre-workout power," but the research project stemmed from several failed urine drug tests by professional athletes after taking the supplement.
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Vitamins might reduce breast cancer mortality
Medscape
Older women who developed invasive breast cancer while taking multivitamin supplements with minerals had a 30 percent lower rate of breast cancer mortality than women who did not take supplements, according to an analysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative. The finding was published online in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.
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Vitamin D supplements won't help bones in healthy adults, review concludes
CBS News
Will taking an extra dose of vitamin D help you? Seems like every month there is a new study finding health benefits for taking vitamin D or debunking those claims. The latest study, which involves a large analysis of 23 earlier vitamin D studies involving more than 4,000 adults with an average age of 59, found taking the supplement won't boost bone health and prevent osteoporosis.
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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT


If star athletes sell junk food — is your kid more likely to eat it?
NBC News
NFL star Peyton Manning is nearly as famous for his product pitches as his football passes, building an endorsement empire that has included Papa John's pizza and Oreo cookies. But are your kids grabbing — and consuming — what the quarterback is slinging? The Denver Broncos signal caller is one of the sports world's top hawkers of unhealthy foods and drinks, according to a paper published in the journal Pediatrics.
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Eat right, sleep tight
The Washington Post
Co-founder of Nourish Schools Casey Seidenberg writes: "I am a huge proponent of feeding our kids well. They are our future. Their little bodies are growing like weeds, and their brains are being fueled by their food. But so are ours. Our brains might not grow as fast as our children's, but they are being used and taxed, as are our bodies. We need to feed ourselves just as well as we feed our children. I have been hearing more and more women in particular who are beginning to suffer seemingly simple health problems, such as fatigue and low energy — even with regular sleep — weight gain, brain fog, insomnia, low tolerance for stressful situations and anxiety.
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Certain type of fat could help humans lose weight
ScienceDaily
A diet high in a certain type of fat may actually increase metabolism, according to recent research by Texas Tech University nutrition scientists. After studying genetically modified mice, the discovery could lead to supplements and a diet regimen that will increase metabolism and decrease muscle fatigue in humans.
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