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Triggers that sabotage weight-loss efforts: Circumstantial triggers

How do you react to sudden, unexpected events in your life? For some individuals, these events — whether good or bad — can trigger an impulse in us to eat. A trigger is any person, place, thing, situation or food that has...

source: By Annette Radvansky
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Increases in excess fat adversely affect multiple cardiometabolic risk markers even in lean young adults according to a new study. The study suggests that, even within the range of body-mass index considered to be healthy,...

source: PLOS via ScienceDaily

Long-term endurance training in a stable way alters the epigenetic pattern in the human skeletal muscle, research shows. The research team behind a new study also found strong links between these altered epigenetic patterns and the activity in genes controlling improved...

source: Karolinska Institutet via ScienceDaily

It is widely known that being overweight or obese is linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular and other diseases. Now a new study has found that even in young adults of normal weight, increases in body mass index also lead to increased risk.

source: The New York Times

Being severely obese can cut a person's life short by up to eight years and cause decades of ill health, according to a study carried out by researchers from McGill University in Canada.

source: Health Club Management

A new independent gym in Leeds of West Yorkshire, England, is aiming to drive numbers through an innovative reward scheme whereby members pay less the more they train.

source: Health Club Management


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