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Banish the egg myth!

Eggs; because they are high in cholesterol, have had a bad rap for years. Since 1973 the American Heart Association has recommended limiting eggs to 3 per week and this has been standard advice for years. However, recent research is refuting that advice. Researchers from the University of Granada found that egg intake was not …

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New study: pre workout watermelon juice reduces muscle soreness

Athletes have known that drinking watermelon juice before an intense workout reduces muscle soreness but now its been proven. Research from the Technical University of Cartagena in Spain found that those that drank 500 mls natural watermelon juice before an intense workout had almost no aches and pains in their muscles the next day. Encarna …

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Holiday myths exposed

Does pigging out stretch my stomach? Your stomach is very stretchy and can handle the occasional large meal. However do this regularly and it will remain out of shape and hamper digestion. Grazers rather than gorgers live longer and have less digestive problems! Should I drink milk before alcohol to line my stomach? Milk is the …

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Study finds aerobic training more effective for obese girls than weight training

Is your child a couch potato? With the obesity epidemic sweeping the western world and making its way down under, parents looking to find the most effective ways to keep their kids healthy now have the answer. A recent study by SoJung Lee of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine …

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