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Lower BMIs for chocolate-eating teens, finds study

Posted November 4, 2013

Young people consuming larger amounts of chocolate each day have slimmer waists and lower body mass indices, according to research.

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Community gardens may produce more than vegetables

Posted April 19, 2013

People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors. Researchers at the University of Utah reported these and other findings in the American Journal of Public Health published online.

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Reducing sedentary behaviours may lead to decrease in BMI

Posted August 18, 2012

Interventions effective at reducing sedentary behaviour may also decrease Body Mass Index (BMI) in children and adolescents according to a meta-analysis by researchers from the University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Bodybuilding Nutrition: Why It Matters

Posted May 31, 2012

A number of men and women dedicate themselves to hours in the gym in order to bulk up simply to stay in the best of health. However, this pursuit isn’t just a hobby—it’s a lifestyle. As with any lifestyle, there are certain things that must be maintained. Proper nutrition is one of them.

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10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Every Day

Posted April 30, 2012

Put simply, metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. Men tend to burn through calories faster than women due to having more muscle, but everyones metabolism tends to slow down with age. We lose muscle little by little, we move less, and we eat the same as (or perhaps more than) we used to. Sometimes we eat less, but still put on pounds, due to factors of aging and hormonal changes.

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