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Posts tagged diets

February 6, 2014

 

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Iron Loading

Iron is necessary to maintaining a healthy body, but did you know too much can actually be dangerous?

May 26, 2009

 

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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.

September 23, 2006

 

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Sleep Less, Weigh More

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

May 3, 2005

 

Sugar High: Myth or Fact?

Contrary to popular belief, studies have shown that there’s little connection between eating sugar and hyperactivity. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 24, 2005

 

Stomach Stapling

Nearly 2/3 of all American adults are overweight. Of those, almost 1/3 are obese. What’s to be done? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 23, 2004

 

Walking on Penguin Eggshells

For penguins, laying eggs can be one dangerous job. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 16, 2004

 

How Insects Drink

Learn how insects drink on this Moment of Science.

February 10, 2004

 

Nutrigenomics

What is nutrigenomics? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 12, 2003

 

Prostate Problems

Do you have prostate problems? Learn about ways to combat prostate cancer on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

What Is Crohn’s Disease?

Today's Moment of Science is about Crohn's disease, its symptoms, cause, and treatment.

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