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We’re Ranked 34th In Life Expectancy — Eat These Global Power Foods To Boost Longevity [Infographic]

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Diet It UP, Health It UP, Infographics

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the average life expectancy in the US stacks up at 79 years — that’s good for 34th overall worldwide. Not surprisingly, FOOD plays a major role. Here are a few of the top foods eaten globally by the world’s healthiest countries.

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THIS IS NOT A DRILL…The World Is Running Out Of Chocolate (No Seriously, We Are) [News]

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Diet It UP, News

According to the Washington Post, two of the world’s largest chocolatiers are predicting that there could be a massive global chocolate shortage by 2020.

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The Monday Shuttle (9/8) — Fitness & Nutrition News, Happenings, And Other Cool Things From Around The Web

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Misc., News

Get caught up after the weekend hangover. From the latest news, studies, and happenings, to hot new recipes and other random cool things, we’ve got a rundown of the latest info to jumpstart your week ahead. Inside — Apple’s new iPhone and the iWatch, Chobani, siggi’s and more.

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What’s The Most Repulsive Fast Food Item In The US? Ranking The 50 Most Fattening Fast Food Abominations

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Diet It UP, Eating Out, Featured Article, Food Lists, Food Rankings, Nutritional Analysis

Let’s get sauced. We analyzed 600+ fast food items from 24 chains in search of the most repulsive fast food item in America. We countdown the top 50.

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The Growth of Social Dieting — Should You Join A “Fitness Tribe” To Lose Weight?

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Health It UP, Study, Tech

Looking to drop pounds? Attacking weight-loss with a GROUP can help DOUBLE your results — and make it SO MUCH more enjoyable and motivating, too.

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Is Wearable Fitness Tech Primed To Spark A Big Change In Healthcare? [News]

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Fitness Trackers, Gear It UP, Health It UP, News

Out with the diamond bracelet or designer watch — in with the latest wearable fitness tech. New data shows that fitness fanatics aren’t the only ones using wearable tech; in fact, the market is dominated by the obese population. And that might lead to insurance covering your next fitness tracker.

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[Infographic] Catch Up On Obesity In The US With Georgetown’s 60-Second Fact Sheet

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Health It UP, Infographics, Obesity

More than 1/3 of American adults are obese (35.7%) and 17% of children are, too. Catch up on obesity in the US with this simple 60-second fact sheet, appropriately titled ‘Fighting the Obesity Epidemic,’ courtesy of Georgetown University’s Nursing Program.

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[Data] The 2013 State(s) Of Obesity In The US

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Featured Article, Health It UP, Infographics

If you were ever curious about the obesity distribution within the US, here’s your answer. We dive into the current state of obesity in 2013, trends over time, and a state-by-state breakdown to pinpoint the biggest regional contributors.

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