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Your Day in Health: July 19

Why your weight can fluctuate 5 pounds in a day...

Your Day in Health: July 19
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Your Day in Health: July 19

Why your weight can fluctuate 5 pounds in a day...

Quartz: Why Our Weight Fluctuates on a Daily Basis

"It’s pretty great to hop on the scale in the morning to find that you’ve dropped weight from the night before. But don’t be disappointed if you weigh yourself again later in the day and find you’ve gained those same few pounds back. The idea that our weight is a single number is kind of a misnomer. Throughout any given day, our weight fluctuates over about a 5lb. range as our bodies work to balance sodium with water." Read full story.

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Time: Here’s What Cholesterol Can Do To the Brain

"There’s growing evidence that the heart and brain are connected, since both rely on keeping the blood system healthy. Now, in a study published in the journal Circulation, researchers find that changes in levels of LDL cholesterol may be especially harmful to cognitive functions." Read full story.

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SCIENCE DAILY: Mental, Physical Exercises Produce Distinct Brain Benefits

"Cognitive brain training improves executive function whereas aerobic activity improves memory, according to new research." Read full story.

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