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Your Day in Health: June 18

Meet the new diet hybrid, the Pegan Diet, and more of your daily health news.

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Your Day in Health: June 18

Meet the new diet hybrid, the Pegan Diet, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

GOT CHOCOLATE MILK? A study found that chocolate milk is 40% more effective at repairing muscles after exercise than plain milk!

CNN: The Pegan Diet: When Paleo Met Vegan

"If you thought meat-loving paleo folks couldn't have less in common with vegans, it may be hard to believe the latest trend catching the eye of nutritionists and high profile doctors nationwide. Yes, the pegan diet (paleo plus vegan) has arrived. The idea: By taking the best of popular paleo and vegan plans, you get a surprisingly sustainable way of eating." Read the full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Weighing Yourself Daily Can Tip The Scale In Your Favor

"For those wishing to lose weight and keep it off, here’s a simple strategy that works: step on a scale each day and track the results. A two-year study found that frequent self-weighing and tracking results on a chart were effective for both losing weight and keeping it off, especially for men." Read the full story.

YAHOO: Finns Urged To Eat On Their Feet To Stay Healthy

"Finland's health ministry on Wednesday urged Finns to occasionally eat their meals standing up in a bid to combat health problems linked to a sedentary lifestyle. "Many things can be done in a standing position or walking around instead of sitting down. Public health officials have become concerned with Finns' increasingly sedentary lifestyle." Read the full story.

CNN: Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Fitness?

"It's called 'Immersive Fitness.' And it's the first indoor gym studio with a 270-degree virtual-reality screen in the world. The concept is a partnership between Hong Kong-based Pure Fitness, and New Zealand fitness giant Les Mills, which designs and provides the content. The aim: to leave reality behind and become fully immersed in animation and music to achieve a better workout." Read the full story.