Archive For October 13, 2017

You Asked: Am I Gaining Muscle Weight or Fat From My Workout?

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You Asked: Am I Gaining Muscle Weight or Fat From My Workout?

Apart from an iced latte here and a skipped workout there, you’ve been good about sticking to your new health regimen. So it’s frustrating to step on the scale and see your weight has hardly budged. Or worse, you’ve put on a few pounds. But wait, doesn’t muscle weigh more than fat? You have added pushups to…

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How Weight Loss Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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How Weight Loss Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

An analysis published in The BMJ aims to let doctors and the public in on a little-known secret: Type 2 diabetes, in many cases, is curable. People can reverse their diabetes by losing about 33 pounds, say the authors of the new paper, despite popular belief that the diagnosis is always a permanent one. If more people were striving for this…

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VW wants to sell you new cars by advertising old ones

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VW wants to sell you new cars by advertising old ones

Have you seen exciting new Volkswagens on the road recently? Neither have I. Perhaps that’s why the company’s latest ad features no new Volkswagens at all. Nor even Volkswagens from this century. Instead, here’s 60 seconds of ’60s nostalgia. Back then, the Microbus was the favored transport of pot-addled hippies. The Beetle was the favored transport of,…

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