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Can having role models help keep teens in shape?

Adolescents and teens who have positive role models and who participate in after-school clubs tend to be more physically active and are less likely to be overweight, according to a study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy ...

Jul 31, 2015
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Fats from fish and vegetables may increase longevity

A study that included more than 4,000 Swedish 60-year-olds, showed that high levels of polyunsaturated fats in the blood are linked to increased longevity and decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. The study was a collaboration ...

Jul 29, 2015
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More secondary schools serve healthier lunches

Secondary students found healthier foods on more lunch menus in 2013 than in 2011, resulting in fewer nutrition disparities for small schools or those with racially diverse student bodies.

Jul 28, 2015
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Beetroot juice supplementation may help lengthen workouts

(HealthDay)—Chronic supplementation with beetroot juice (BRJ), containing nitrate, has beneficial effects on the work of the heart in response to exercise, according to a study published online June 17 in the American Journal ...

Jul 28, 2015
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