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Weight Regain After 'The Biggest Loser'?

Weight Regain After 'The Biggest Loser'?
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Can Pacifiers Reduce Infant Obesity?

Can Pacifiers Reduce Infant Obesity?
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  Babies suck.  Let me explain. Infants have a natural reflex for what is called nonnutritive sucking (NNS), such as sucking on their thumb or a pacifier. They do not get any nutrition from this...
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Post-Exercise Milk Intake and Testosterone

Post-Exercise Milk Intake and Testosterone
With chocolate milk suggested as a possible post-workout drink, with both protein and carbohydrate, researchers set out to determine the acute changes in testosterone and isometric strength with some post-exercise chocolate cow’s and goat’s milk....
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Does 3500 Calories Equal One Pound?

Does 3500 Calories Equal One Pound?
We still hear it all the time – that 3500 calories is equal to one pound of body weight. The thought might be appealing, that one can simply create a 500 calorie per day deficit...
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Perceptions of Calories "Burned" and Post-Exercise Energy Intake

Perceptions of Calories "Burned" and Post-Exercise Energy Intake
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Have you ever felt the urge to reward yourself with food after a workout? Many do. Some might be choosing their food choices off how many calories were "burned" during their workout. For some, being...
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