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Posts tagged gaining weight

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.

March 17, 2005

 

Get Older, Not Fatter

You graduate, get married, have kids, and around the age of 35 you’re no longer so young and so lean. What happened? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 23, 2003

 

Digestion and Migration

If you thought birds were amazing before, wait until you hear what they put their bodies through in order to migrate.

September 27, 2003

 

Smoking and Weight Gain

Anyone who has quit smoking knows that there is a strong possibility they’ll gain weight. One of the really interesting things about the nicotine in cigarettes is that it works in two ways. When you take a long drag, it acts as a tranquilizer, but when you inhale in short puffs, it acts as a stimulant.

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