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Get in the swim of things with water exercises for arthritis

If you have arthritis, water can be a great place to exercise. But, as with any type of exercise, it’s important to follow safety precautions and make sure you don’t overdo it. If you could invent the perfect exercise for arthritis, it might let you strengthen your muscles without lifting weights, improve your flexibility without […]

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Food companies marketing to kids in most schools

Original Source: http://www.preventobesity.net/inside-track-jan-16-a There’s challenging news on the school food front. While the nutritional quality of the food served in schools is improving, food and beverage companies are still able to market unhealthy items such as fast food, soft drinks and candy in most schools, according to new research released Monday. In fact, food and beverage […]

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Six reasons why we gain weight

Different factors may influence a person’s risk for gaining weight, but often it’s possible to change those factors. There’s a simple reason why people gain weight: They take in more calories than they use up. But the reasons a person’s calories get out of balance may be complex. Many factors can come into play. Understanding […]

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