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Pick of the Crop
A Selection of Biographies of domesticated plants John Warren
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FUdiet: The Science of Weight Loss, Nutrition, and Fitness
A health blog by Sherry Pagoto, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Pagoto's expertise is in health, nutrition, fitness, weight management, depression, stress, cancer prevention, and type 2 diabetes. This blog talks about living healthy as a way of life, NOT as a diet.
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Science News - Food for Thought
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Changing World of Science & Communications
Perspectives on science and science communications by Michael McBurney
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Notch by Notch
Can we all just lighten up a little?
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Health Comments
A blog dealing with matters related to health and wellbeing
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Everything Nutrition
Nutrition, Disease and Polymorphisms
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Changing World of Science & Communications
Perspectives on science and science communications by Michael McBurney
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TalkingNutrition.dsm.com
Science-based conversations about micronutrient inadequacies (vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, carotenoids, etc) & benefits of good nutrition. Tweets by @MIMcBurney and @juliakbird
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Food intake control
Blog on the psychology behind self-control, food intake, exercise, weight and mindless eating

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Best of Our Blogs: April 18, 2014
When your heart sinks from disappointment, rejection, or loss, how do you cope? Do you get engulfed in it falling into a pool of despair? Do you see it as a single moment or an example of more dark ones to come? Is it possible that your latest challenge has a deeper purpose? Could there […]
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Beets for Speed and Power. Walnuts for Endurance.
The idea that beets increase speed and power during exercise performance is pretty new.  Beets are rich in anti-oxidants, but they are also high in nitrate.  Until recently nitrate was thought to be nothing but a problem.  Nitrate interferes with iodine uptake, so it could contribute to iodine deficiency.  There are also associations between high […] The post Beets for Speed and Power. Walnuts for Endurance. appeared first on WODMasters.
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Eat live termites for breakfast? Your ancestors might have!
Termites and ants are not something you’re likely to pour into a cereal bowl for breakfast or munch with toast and tea, but your ancient […] The post Eat live termites for breakfast? Your ancestors might have! appeared first on Smithsonian Science.
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What Whole Foods Markets Doesn’t Tell You
Whole Foods Market is a relentlessly hip American supermarket chain which prides itself on organic fruits and vegetables, gluten-free just-about-everything, and high-end touches like wine bars and exotic take out items (roasted yucca, anyone?). The health products aisle is stocked with Bach Flower and homeopathic remedies. For example, in-house brand Flu Ease: “an established homeopathic […]
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Protein
Protein. When it comes to food, you see that word thrown around in so many different contexts. Recent news talk about too much protein being as bad as smoking. Menus and TV shows casually reference the "protein" to be used as an ingredient for a dish or a meal. Then there are the now ubiquitous shaker bottles and a whole industry of "healthy" protein supplements for body builders. Even snack bars worry about their protein content.So, do you know what protein is? If you want to, you can go […]
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Thinspo, eating disorders and the seedy underbelly of The Internet
<em>Trigger warning: I’m going to avoid triggering language as much as possible, but I will be discussing eating disorders and body image in this post.</em> ==== We’ve all seen those photos. The inspirational quote, set to a background of a sunset, or a “One More Rep” picture with airbrushed model standing there, glistening ever so […]
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Dietary supplements: who needs them? | Tania Browne
A Guardian article that claimed to 'tune out the hype' was far too eager to recommend vitamins and other supplements. In reality, most of us are better off without themWhenever I see an article entitled The science of I become suspicious. So when the Guardian's G2 section published a piece last week called "The science behind dietary supplements" by Spencer Nadolsky of nutrition website examine.com, it rang alarm bells.As it did for many others. Commenter flash131 discovered that Nadolsky […]
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Anemia, Iron deficiency and Athletes
The Iron part of anemia, iron deficiency and athletes Iron is important for athletes as well as everyone else.   Iron is needed for formation of Hemoglobin.  Hemoglobin is the molecule in blood cells that transports oxygen through blood.  People who have low levels of red blood cells are said to be anemic.  Anemia can be […] The post Anemia, Iron deficiency and Athletes appeared first on WODMasters.

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