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Isotonic Drinks Help Young Athletes

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh just found that 12 to 14 year olds can play 24% longer at a high intensity if they consume isotonic drinks (like Gatorade). The study showed that drinking a 6% carbohydrate – electrolyte solution improved the young athletes endurance capacity but did not make the kids run any faster. [...]

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Alcohol Drinkers Can Out Live Non-drinkers

It’s hard to explain why people who drink seem to live longer than people who do not drink. A new study that was reported by Time and published in the journal called Alcoholism, said that for some reason that is unknown, abstaining from drinking alcohol increases your risk of dying. What was more surprising is [...]

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A Mediterranean Diet May Help Your Brain

A new study found a correlation between eating a Mediterranean diet and lower risk of brain damage. A Mediterranean diet is made up of mostly vegetables, legumes, fruits, fish and monounsaturated fatty acids like olive oil with moderate amounts of alcohol. The study ran for six years and showed that the participants who most closely [...]

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Black Pepper and Easy Weight Loss

A weight loss supplement made up of black pepper, caffeine and capsaicin – the ingredient that makes the pepper hot was just tested by the University of Oklahoma Health and Exercise Department. It was determined that the supplement called tri-pepper blend could potentially burn as many calories as walking for 20 minutes. Joel T. Cramer [...]

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