Not that you need another reason to indulge in chocolate (you probably already know it’s good for your blood pressure), but isn’t it delightful, delicious, and delectable that there is one? Eating chocolate shaves your risk of “cardiometabolic dis…
What your mother always told you may be true after all: Chocolate may exacerbate acne, a small preliminary study suggests.
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Does Chocolate Make Acne Worse?
The FDA has approved an injectable drug called Makena to reduce the risk of preterm delivery before 37 weeks in pregnant women with a history of at least one premature birth.
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New Drug Reduces Preterm Birth
By Julie Upton, RD During a run yesterday, my girlfriend and I were commiserating about how we can win the battle against our aging—and slowing—metabolism. I know there’s not a lot you can do diet-wise to rev up your body’s engine, so it looks like exercise is the best approach to increase metabolic rate. Research shows that you can get modest, and usually short-lived, metabolism lifts from making time for breakfast, getting more protein, eating chili peppers, drinking lots of coffee and tea, and having more frequent meals. However, exercise habits can make a bigger difference in your overall metabolism. Since body weight—and lean muscle mass specifically—is the primary contributor of metabolism, increasing lean body mass has been one proven way to raise your rate.
The Best Workout for Your Metabolism
Recent news that sweets can induce overeating.
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One Bite of Chocolate Blows Your Willpower