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7 Things No One Ever Told You About Caffeine

<b>Caffeine has a positive impact on short-term and long-term memory.</b> There's been a lot of past research on caffeine's effects on short-term memory, but recent studies are indicating benefits for long-term memory, as well. "Around 300 to 400 milligrams per day may protect against cognitive decline …

Untreated hot flashes may be costly for society : study | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The extra healthcare expenses and lost productivity of menopausal women with untreated hot flashes may cost the U.S. billions of dollars each year, a new study suggests.<p>Three-quarters of postmenopausal women experience hot flashes, which can include night sweats and …

Is Organic Food Better for You?

Organic and agroecological farming methods typically build healthier soils, produce less pollution, and protect ecosystems better than conventional cultivation methods. However, scientists have only recently discovered that organic products are also better for eaters.<p>A new study by Newcastle …

Antioxidant Rich Foods

13 Foods That Are <i>Packed</i> With Antioxidants<p>Allow us to present a <i>ton</i> of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage<p>Antioxidants can help prevent you from aging, disease, and possibly even weight gain. Want to add more to your diet? Start with these 13 tasty foods that are absolutely <i>loaded</i> with …

9 Nutrition Mistakes Beginning Runners Make

The most common, performance-defeating nutrition mistakes—and how to fix them<p>If you’re searching for a pill to get you lean fast or magically improve your mile time without putting in the work, it’s time to sober up. There is no quick fix. Train smart, work hard, and eat the right way and you’ll …

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Fuel right! 9 triathlon nutrition rules

A solid nutrition strategy will help your body make the most out of all your hours swimming, biking and running.<p>We asked registered dietitian and multiple Ironman finisher Lauren Antonucci for her top nine rules for beginner triathletes looking to maximize their training. She shared advice she …

Check Out These Hot New Nutrition Facts

Today the Obama administration proposed the first change to U.S. food Nutrition Fact labels in almost a decade. A closer look at the numbers and the importance of subtle changes.<p>“To remain relevant," U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg said in a press statement …