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Smell of Olive Oil May Make You Feel Fuller Faster

Posted November 19, 2013

We knew olive oil could work wonders for our brains, but could actually work wonders for our waistlines too? Turns out it just might. A new study shows that the aromatic compounds of olive oil trigger brain responses that mirror responses normally seen only after eating high fat meals, which could potentially help us reduce the number of calories we consume.

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Sniff olive oil and lose weight

Posted March 31, 2013

Many are aware that olive oil is a component of a healthy diet; however, new research suggests that merely sniffing the oil can help one lose weight. In addition, it can also improve blood sugar levels. Investigators affiliated with the German Research for Food Chemistry conducted the government-funded, institute-based study. They did not receive any funding from olive oil manufacturers.

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Taking vitamin pills may undermine motivation to reduce smoking

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study has found that smokers who take multivitamins offset their healthy behaviour by smoking more cigarettes. This is an example of what psychologists call the licensing effect, which occurs when people make a virtuous choice that permits them to make a poor choice later on, such as when someone ‘earns’ a weekend binge by avoiding alcohol all week. In this case, smokers take multivitamins, a healthy choice that they believe reduces the risk of cancer and allows them to smoke more.

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Four Lifestyle Factors Tied To Longer, Healthier Life

Posted April 30, 2012

Don’t smoke, eat healthily, exercise regularly, and go easy on the alcohol, and you are likely not only to have fewer chronic health problems, but also to live longer, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that concludes neglecting to follow these four healthy behaviors is responsible for much of the illness and death linked to chronic diseases.

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Natural Remedies to Stop Smoking

Posted April 30, 2012

Quitting smoking is hard. Are you aware of the natural alternatives that can help you break the habit for good? It has been said that breaking a smoking addiction is harder than breaking a heroin addiction. The craving for nicotine when a smoker is going through withdrawal is related to many systematic body changes that occur when nicotine is being inhaled. Most smokers will tell you that they gain pleasure from smoking a cigarette.

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