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10 Easy Tactics To Prevent Your Stomach From Spontaneously Combusting This Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Diet It UP, Health It UP, Nutrition 101, Nutrition Lists

Don’t let your diet derail this Thanksgiving. Use these 10 quick tactics to eat leaner, burn more calories, and prevent your stomach from spontaneously combusting on Thanksgiving Day.

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Rethinking Fitness: Your Fantasy Football League Could Boost Physical Activity Levels By 31% [News]

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Health It UP, News, Study

New research suggests that the popularity of online fantasy sports leagues could be a new way to boost physical activity and the fitness of individuals.

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Rise And Shine (Literally): Soaking Up Morning Rays Could Help Keep Off Weight [Study]

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Health It UP, Study

Odds are, most of your day is spend in dull, indoor light. Get up and step outside — new research shows that starting your day off with bright morning sunshine could help prevent weight gain.

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Miracle Melons — Crunching On This Superfruit Might Help Lower Blood Pressure [Study]

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Diet It UP, Study

Despite being 92% water, experts say that watermelon could be hiding powerful, heart-saving health perks within its green shell. Crack one open just in time for summer.

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Experts Explain Why Being Underweight Might Be MORE Dangerous Than Being Obese [Study]

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Health It UP, News, Obesity, Study

New research reveals that being too thin puts you in quite a risky place, with a heightened risk of death. Could being underweight be MORE dangerous than being obese?

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Treadmill Desks: Research Shows It Pays To Go The Extra Mile While In The Office [Study]

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Disease, Gear It UP, Health It UP, Obesity

It’s your choice to be a couch potato, but an office job might force you to stay sedentary from 9 to 5 (or longer) — a lifestyle that’s linked with an increased risk of diabetes, obesity, and all-cause death. Research suggests that treadmill desks could be a powerful solution to increase calorie burn, boost productivity, and get you to move more.

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The Science Behind ‘Getting In The Zone’ For Your Workout

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Health It UP, Mental & Cognition

You’ve been in the zone before and athletes talk about it all the time, but few actually know what’s going on inside of their noggins. Here’s what’s REALLY happening and how to apply it to your workout.

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[News] WTF Is Vaping!? — Are E-Cigs Any Safer Than Smoking The Real Thing?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Featured Article, Health It UP, News, WTF?

It’s almost impossible to go into to a restaurant or bar and not see people puffing away on what appear to be blue-tipped cancer sticks. We dive into vaping and available research, and examine whether or not e-cigs are any safer than smoking the real thing.

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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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[Study] Cardio Post-Flu Shot May Double The Vaccine’s Effectiveness

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Health It UP, Study

If you’re one of many yet to get your annual flu shot, listen up before you run over to CVS. A new study from Iowa State University revealed that that 90 minutes of cardio after getting the flu-shot may double its effectiveness.

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