Archive For August 23, 2017

Why Slow Eaters May Burn More Calories

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Why Slow Eaters May Burn More Calories

People have been advising others to chew their food well for a long, long time. In Ayurveda, a school of medicine founded in India some 7,000 years ago, slow and thorough chewing is considered essential to strong digestive health, helping to separate a food’s indigestible components from necessary nutrients. People also flocked to the notion—some,…

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This Week in Health: How to Really Lose Weight

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This Week in Health: How to Really Lose Weight

Little is harder than losing weight and keeping it off for good, yet many find a way. Exactly how goes deeper than diet and exercise, according to new science. Here’s what else caught our attention in health news this week. (Sign up for the TIME Health newsletter for more.) The weight loss trap: why your diet isn’t working Danny Kim…

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Blood group may affect heart attack risk

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Blood group may affect heart attack risk

What blood group are you? According to a new study, the answer to this question may affect your heart health. Researchers have found that people with A, B, and AB blood types may be at greater risk of cardiovascular events – particularly heart attack – than individuals with O blood types. Lead study author Tessa Kole, of…

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