In the News: 3 Short Workouts or 1 Long One?

By , SparkPeople Blogger
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.

Ask Well: 3 Short Workouts or 1 Long One?
A recent study bolstered SparkPeople's favorite way to exercise: the 10-minute workout. Find out why!
How supersized portions cost the earth CNN
Those giant portions of food--even healthy ones--affect more than your waistline. Get the scoop on the real cost of food waste.
What's In A 'Big Catch,' The 'Worst Restaurant Meal' From Long John Silver's Huffington Post Healthy Living
What's in this super-sized meal? Try 1,320 calories, 19 grams of saturated fat and nearly 3,700 milligrams of sodium.
Keep Cool This Summer: Healthy No-Bake Desserts Fit Sugar
Keep the oven off but satisfy your sweet tooth all summer long.
Am I Fitter Than a 5th Grader? Shape
Remember that show "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" Now it's time to see if you're fitter than a 10-year-old!
FITNESS 2013 Healthy Food Awards: The Best Juices FITNESS magazine
FITNESS sipped and slurped through the good, the bad, and the tasty so you can make smarter choices at the supermarket.
Tips to Deal with the Unsavory (and Smelly!) Side Effects of Working Out Fit Bottomed Mamas
P-U! Find out how to keep your workout clothes smelling fresh as a daisy (at the beginning of a workout, at least)!
What Are We Eating? What the Average American Consumes in a Year (Image) Mind Body Green
A fascinating look at how much we're really eating every year. The results might surprise you!
Every Night You Lose More Than A Pound While You're Asleep (For The Oddest Reason) NPR
I'm not going to spoil the ending on this one. You'll have to read it for yourself!
Two meals a day may be better for weight loss than 'grazing' NBC News
A new study suggests that two meals a day might be a better way to lose weight than frequent small meals. What do you think?
Sorry, Dr. Oz, Green Coffee Can't Even Slim Down Chubby Mice NPR
Spoiler alert: Green coffee extract didn't help obese mice slim down in a recent study, and it probably won't help humans either. (It might even be harmful to your health.)
How Yoga Can Help You On the Job Women's Health
Find out how just 20 minutes of yoga can help you ace that big presentation.
Which stories topped your "must-read" list this week?

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