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HEART HEALTH: Fruit and vege lowers blood pressure in two weeks

June 25, 2020 • 1 min read

More effective than heart medication

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THINK POSITIVE THOUGHTS: Looking on the bright side of life is good for health

May 19, 2020 • 1 min read

Optimism lowers risk of cardiovascular disease, fosters longevity

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EXERCISE: The 4-second workout. For real?

May 19, 2020 • 1 min read

Short intense bursts of exercise deliver surprising metabolic benefits

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SUPPLEMENTS: Vitamin D supplementation recommended during winter

May 19, 2020 • 1 min read

Take the ‘sunshine vitamin’ when the sun don’t shine

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PULSE OXIMETER: Do you need one?

May 19, 2020 • 1 min read

The tiny fingertip device monitors blood-oxygen levels, which can drop dangerously during respiratory illness

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IMMUNITY BOOST: Good gut bacteria helps fight off bugs

March 12, 2020 • 1 min read

Feeding your gut flora (microbiome) could be your best shot at keeping bugs at bay

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PLANKING: 62-year-old George Hood sets new world record

March 12, 2020 • 1 min read

Hold a plank for two minutes. Feel the burn. Then try to beat 8 hours 15 minutes and 15 seconds

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SPORTS DRINKS: A triumph of marketing over efficacy?

March 12, 2020 • 1 min read

Electrolytes not as helpful as we’ve been led to believe

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FOOD CHOICE: Exercise lessens desire for fatty foods – research  

March 12, 2020 • 1 min read

One more tool for weight loss. But will it win fans caught in the maw of today’s global epidemic of inactivity

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MAKING BABIES: Taking vitamin D during pregnancy is good for baby’s bones

March 03, 2020 • 1 min read

Vitamin D builds strong bones, but we may need to increase the daily dose, especially women during pregnancy

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