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You Got Your Heart From Your Mother

Mothers can pass on “heart toxic” traits to their…


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Ketones May Activate Stress-Busting Genes in the Brain

Ketone bodies produced during fasting and exercise don't…


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This Body’s On Fire: Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and More

Learn how to harness intermittent fasting for weight loss…


Forget Beauty Sleep. Get Your Healthy-Fat Sleep

A lack of sleep could cause a sort of "jet lag" in your…


The 5:2 Diet Works for Weight Loss

A new study reports similar weight loss impacts for 5:2…


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New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

Human leukemia induces an insulin-resistant phenotype,…


A Guide to Enjoying Thanksgiving Without Getting Uncomfortably Stuffed!

Check out these Thanksgiving day steps to a more…


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She Traced the 2001 Anthrax Letters. Now She’s Protecting Your Gut Health.

Microbiome "snapshots" are revealing how the gut impacts…


Haunted by Sugar? How to Beat Insulin Resistance

Haunted by sugar? Check out these lifestyle interventions…


Your Menstrual Cycle on Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting may affect women's menstrual cycles…