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One Little Seed Holds the Key to a Thinner Body

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Flaxseeds have been big in the natural health world in recent years. They are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which can prevent heart disease. And they are a great source of fiber and help fight inflammation.[1]

New research shows that flaxseeds may also be a powerful weapon against obesity and diabetes.[2]

The study was published in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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How to Use Your Office to Get in Better Shape

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

When you sit in an office all day, it’s difficult to stay in shape. Spending eight hours or more tethered to a desk is terrible for your health.

But a new study shows there’s a simple way office workers can improve their fitness.

You do it by using your workplace as a piece of gym equipment…

Previous research had found that brief spurts of vigorous exercise can boost heart health.

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The Simple, Non-Drug Fix for Constipation

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Gut Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick1 Comment

For the vast majority of human evolution, humans did not use toilets. When they felt the urge, they left their shelter and simply squatted outside to do their business.

Scientists at Ohio State say the human digestive system is designed to have bowel movements while in a squatting position. But today, when we use toilets, we are more upright, in a sitting position.

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There’s No Evidence No-Cal Sweeteners Help You Lose Weight

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

For decades, mainstream doctors told us that losing weight was simply a matter of calories…the fewer you ate, the less you would weigh.

So for people battling weight issues, choosing no-cal sweeteners seemed like a no-brainer.

Aspartame (NutraSweet or Equal), Sucralose (Splenda), Saccharin (Sweet ’N Low), and others have zero calories, yet they still have the sweetness many of us crave.

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