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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

If you're trying to lose weight, you probably need more than the general recommended amount of exercise -- but how much more?
Posted 5/2/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 1431 comments   1,559,519 views
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Study: Socializing on SparkPeople Helps with Weight Loss

A second study bolsters what our experts and millions of members already knew: The support provided by our community is invaluable. Pass it on!
Posted 3/13/2017  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 87 comments   26,021 views
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FDA Reveals Changes to Nutrition Facts Label, Coming in 2018

The FDA has released a new version of the Nutrition Facts label, which will enable consumers to make more informed dietary choices.
Posted 5/23/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 29 comments   34,724 views
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Mediterranean Diet Could Help to Slow Aging and Prevent Bone Loss, Study Says

New research shows that the Mediterranean diet could slow down the aging process and prevent bone loss.
Posted 5/10/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 14 comments   40,180 views
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A Cheap Cure for Blisters Could Be in Your Junk Drawer

Inexpensive paper tape could be the most effective prevention for painful blisters among long-distance runners.
Posted 4/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 10 comments   41,640 views
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Is Your Baby Destined to be Fat? Start Mindful Eating at an Early Age

It's never too early to start fostering healthy eating habits. Some recent research has found that adopting mindful practices as early as infancy can have dramatic effects.
Posted 4/13/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 8 comments   21,440 views
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Skip the Skim: New Study Says Full-Fat Dairy Could Fight Diabetes & Obesity

New research suggests skipping the skim milk and choosing full-fat dairy can reduce diabetes and obesity.
Posted 4/7/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 46 comments   20,935 views
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For a Good Night's Sleep, Try Steak

A new study suggests that protein could improve your quality of sleep.
Posted 4/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 21 comments   27,718 views
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Pioneers of the Plus-Size Movement

This season, some brave, beautiful plus-size women are leading the charge toward a more accepting beauty industry.
Posted 3/21/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 45 comments   39,198 views
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Splenda Possibly Linked to Cancer, New Study Finds

A new study has identified Splenda as a potential cause of several types of blood cancers.
Posted 3/11/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 37 comments   95,959 views
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The Hidden Heart Attack: New Study Explores How Women Are Missing the Signs of a Cardiac Event

Heart disease is the number one killer of women -- but according to new research, most women don't recognize a heart attack when it happens to them.
Posted 2/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 10 comments   99,056 views
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Pass the Cheese, Please

Discover the surprising health perks of including cheese in your diet.
Posted 1/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 7 comments   33,994 views
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Kathryn Smith Scores the NFL's First Female Coaching Job

Kathryn Smith just threw a football through the glass ceiling by becoming the first full-time female coach in the National Football League.
Posted 1/27/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 5 comments   8,559 views
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Study Confirms 92 Percent of Restaurants Serve Up Too Many Calories

A recent study found that 92 percent of entrees from non-chain restaurants contained significantly more calories than the average person should consume.
Posted 1/25/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 12 comments   19,901 views
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What's in Your Soup? Campbell's Campaigns for Federal GMO Labeling Regulations

Campbell's Soups may be the first major food company to add GMO ingredients to its labels.
Posted 1/22/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 14 comments   10,583 views
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