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Your Day in Health: July 5

Can pasta lower your BMI?

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Your Day in Health: July 5

Can pasta lower your BMI?

CNN: Enjoy That Pasta Salad: Noodles Linked To Lower BMI

"A little bit of what's irresistible is good for you, Italian scientists have discovered. Their analysis of more than 23,000 people found that eating some pasta is associated with a lower body mass index. Those who enjoyed their noodles were less likely to be overweight and obese." Read full story.

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WSJ: To Curb Bone Loss, A Certain Amount Of Exercise Is Needed

"Older women at risk of osteoporosis should participate in high-impact exercise, including weight training, at least twice a week to maintain bone density as they age, says a study in the journal Bone. Exercise appeared to lose its effectiveness below two sessions a week, the study found." Read full story.

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NY TIMES: Sleep Problems Tied To Diabetes In Men

"Men who do not get enough sleep — or get too much — may have an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The average sleep time for both men and women was about seven hours. As the men diverged from the average, in either direction, their glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity decreased, gradually increasing the deleterious health effects. There was no such association in women." Read full story.

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