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SPICE AS NICE: Using herbs and spice blends is an easy way to feel like you’re indulging in something rich—without adding fat or calories to your plate.
SCIENCE DAILY: Coffee Consumption Habits Impact The Risk Of Mild Cognitive Impairment
"A new study estimates the association between change or constant habits in coffee consumption and the incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), evaluating 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 subjects, aged 65-84 year old, from the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging a population-based sample from eight Italian municipalities with a 3.5-year median follow-up." Read the full story.
AP: FDA Approves Stomach-Filling Balloon For Weight Loss
"Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach. The Food and Drug Administration cleared Reshape Medical's balloon as another option for millions of obese Americans who have been unable to lose weight via more traditional methods." Read the full story.
REUTERS: MovNat Fitness Movement Hones Hunter-Gatherer Skills
"Forget the bench press, treadmill and rowing machine. Some experts believe the best way to get fit is to go back to nature and hoist a boulder, jump a stream or climb a rock. Natural movement is at the heart of MovNat, an international fitness system that reclaims hunter-gatherer skills to achieve strength, flexibility and power." Read the full story.
WEB MD: Are Short Workouts Better For Your Blood Sugar?
"Sometimes nibbling is better than gorging. Likewise, experts say divvying up your workouts into exercise "snacks" can be a wise idea. A new study suggests that several shorter bouts of exercise, done before meals, can be good for blood sugar control. The results, published in Diabetologia, are from just one study — more research is needed." Read the full story.