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A Drink a Day May Not Be Good for Everyone

Alcohol has health benefits--but only for some people--the art of faking before-and-after photos and more.

News

A Drink a Day May Not Be Good for Everyone

Alcohol has health benefits--but only for some people--the art of faking before-and-after photos and more.

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EFFORTLESS FAT BURN: A squirt of lemon in your water causes your metabolism to spike, researchers say.

REUTERS: A Drink a Day May Not Be Good for Everyone

"Based on a new analysis, the health benefits of having a drink a day may be exaggerated, UK researchers say. Only women over age 65, if anyone, might get a protective effect from light drinking, compared to people who never drank, the study found." Click here to read the full story.

BBC: The Art of Before-and-After Pictures

"Wow, what a transformation. Two volunteers go from looking pale and unfit to tanned, toned and dynamic. Before and after photos show the benefits of a change in lifestyle – eating better, exercising more and, in many cases, taking dietary supplements to help the process along. So how long did it take for the man and woman on the left to turn into those on the right? Just under two hours." Click here to read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Excess Sitting Linked to Coronary Artery Calcification, an Early Indicator of Heart Problems

"Sitting for many hours per day is associated with increased coronary artery calcification, a marker of subclinical heart disease that can increase the risk of a heart attack, according to research. Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death in the United States." Click here to read the full story.