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October 26, 2009

 

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Fighting Fat With Fat

You've heard of fat but have you heard of brown fat? Scientists are learning that the types of fat in your body can help you lose weight.

May 26, 2009

 

Pile of brown eggs

Are Calorie Restricted Diets the Fountain of Youth?

Members of the Calorie Restriction Society, also known as CRONies, believe they can live longer if they cut their calorie intake to 1800 calories per day.

December 25, 2008

 

Reading of working brain

Diet and the Evolution of Big Brains

Our development of larger brains had much to do with our evolution as a species. But the question is, what fueled the development of those larger brains?

December 3, 2008

 

Malnourished African child

The Bloated Look of the Starving

The stomachs of children who are dying appear ridiculously swollen, as if from over-eating. Is there a connection?

October 23, 2007

 

Ice-Cream In A Bowl

A Sweet Tooth Means a Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

July 17, 2007

 

Pantry filled with snacks

Unhealthful Health Food

Many granola bar brands lead you to believe the bars are a variety of health food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 23, 2006

 

a woman sleeping in her bed

Sleep Less, Weigh More

America is obsessed with diets, but sometimes gaining weight is more complex than calories in versus calories burned.

August 16, 2006

 

a football next to a bowl of vegetables

To Eat or Exercise?

Here's a common belief about exercise. If you work out in the morning and want to lose more calories, don't eat before exercise.

December 26, 2005

 

Race for the cure participants walk and run down a city street.

Running Vs. Walking: Which Is Better For You?

Is it true that running a mile and walking a mile burn about the same number of calories?

December 6, 2005

 

A plate of cheesy broccoli.

How To Count Calories: Net Vs. Total

So exactly how many calories do you burn in a day?

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