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Your Day in Health: August 7

Research points to another problem with the Paleo diet, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: August 7

Research points to another problem with the Paleo diet, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

POWER OUTAGE: A 16 oz bottle of Powerade Lemon Lime contains more sugar than 3 Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Donuts!

HUFFINGTON POST: Forget Diets, Weight Loss Is About Hormones: An Interview with Jon Gabriel

"Jon Gabriel tipped the scales at more than 400 pounds before a life-changing event motivated him to make different choices. He eventually lost more than 200 pounds with a holistic, diet-free, and stress-free approach." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Paleo Diet: Big Brains Needed Carbs

"Understanding how and why we evolved such large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in the study of human evolution. A new study argues that carbohydrate consumption, particularly in the form of starch, was critical for the accelerated expansion of the human brain over the last million years. Eating meat may have kick-started the evolution of bigger brains, but cooked starchy foods together with more salivary amylase genes made us smarter still." Read the full story.

REUTERS: Body-Building Supplement Overuse Signals New Male Eating Disorder

"Low-self esteem, poor body image and a perception of not meeting the modern ideal of masculinity are driving more men to consume over-the-counter body-building supplements, constituting what researchers believe is an emerging eating disorder." Read the full story.

REUTERS: Fitness Fundamentals Still Challenge Americans Poll Finds

"Despite an explosion of fitness advice from TV shows, blogs, books and online experts, a basic knowledge of health and exercise still eludes most Americans, according to a poll." Read the full story.