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Late Bedtimes Could Lead to Weight Gain

Exercise in a bottle?! Science says it's coming. Plus, more of today's essential health news.

News

Late Bedtimes Could Lead to Weight Gain

Exercise in a bottle?! Science says it's coming. Plus, more of today's essential health news.

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SCIENCE DAILY: Late Bedtimes Could Lead To Weight Gain

“Teenagers and adults who go to bed late on weeknights are more likely to gain weight than their peers who hit the hay earlier, according to a study that has found a correlation between sleep and body mass index.” Read full story.

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REUTERS: Web Surfing May Not Be Reason For Teenage Weight Gain

“Web surfing may not be as big a factor in teenage weight gain as how many excess pounds children are carrying around at the start of adolescence, a Swiss study suggests.” Read full story.

NY TIMES: A Myth About Refreezing Foods

“The notion that you cannot refreeze thawed foods “is a myth,” said Tina Hanes, a registered dietitian with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Any raw or cooked food that has been thawed can be refrozen as long as it was thawed properly — in the refrigerator, not on the counter — and hasn’t spoiled. That includes raw meat, poultry, fish and seafood, Ms. Hanes said.” Read full story.

SCIENCE DAILY: Exercise In A Bottle Could Become A Reality

“Research finds around 1000 molecular reactions to exercise, opening the door for drug treatments to mirror the health benefits of exercise.” Read full story.

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SCIENCE DAILY: Swap The Couch For A Walk To Avoid An Early Death

“Swapping just one hour of sitting with walking or other physical activity each day decreases your chance of an early death by 12 to 14 percent, according to a University of Sydney study of over 200,000 Australians.”