Science Says This Is How Many Steps You Should Walk Each Day
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CNN: You Are When You Eat
"Studies are starting to trickle in suggesting that fasting, as well as other strategies such as eating the bulk of your daily calories early in the day, could pay off in terms of weight loss. 'If you are interested in modest weight loss over time or better metabolic health, then this could be the way to go, [but] if you really want to lose a lot of weight fast then you're still going to have to cut way back on what you eat overall,' Patterson said." Read the full story.
SCIENCE DAILY: Prevalence Of Overweight, Obesity In The United States
"More than two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese, according to new estimates. Overweight and obesity are associated with a variety of chronic health conditions, which could potentially be avoided by preventing weight gain and obesity." Read the full story.
BBC: Skinny Jeans Given Health Warning
"A 35-year-old woman had to be cut out of a pair after her calves ballooned in size, the medics said in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. She had spent hours squatting to empty cupboards for a house move in Australia. By evening, her feet were numb and she found it hard to walk. Doctors believe the woman developed a condition called compartment syndrome, made worse by her skinny jeans." Read the full story.
HUFFINGTON POST: How Many Steps a Day Should You Really Walk?
"If you pluck someone off the street, whether in New York or Wichita or Seattle or Sacramento, and ask them how many steps people should aim for per day in order to get enough physical activity, they'll probably tell you 10,000. But is there any medical reason to embrace this number? Not really. That's because the 10,000-steps-a-day recommendation has nothing to do with sedentary, fast-food-drenched circa-2015 America. Rather, the recommendation first popped up in a very different food and environment: 1960s Japan." Read the full story.
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