Are You an Apple or a Pear? Help Science and Make $1400!
Want to make $1400 and help science? Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge will conduct a new clinical trial to determine why women carry weight differently and how it may affect health. The Apple & Pear Study is open to females between the ages of 18-40 years old.
Miley Cyrus Drops $50k to Lose Weight
Miley Cyrus has always had a body lots of girls would kill for. When she stepped out at the People’s Choice Awards looking extra svelte (seriously, look at that tiny waist!), the world wondered how she did it. Here’s a hint: It wasn’t cheap!
Study: Weight Gain Linked To Lack Of Sleep
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered the people who don't sleep well tend to eat more than people who do, and that they do not burn any additional calories.  This doesn't mean that insomnia causes weight gain, but does show that sleep is important.
Diet Drinks May Pack On The Pounds
Step away from the drink machine! Read this before your next trip to the grocery store! Researchers have now determined that people who drink two or more diet sodas per day experienced a waist size increase 70 percent greater than those who stayed away from diet soda.
Dr. Martin P. Paulus, a professo…
Food Pyramid Gets A Makeover
The food pyramid, which since 1992 has demonstrated the proper amount of grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat a person should consume per day, is no more.
The USDA has rolled out the government's new food icon: A plate divided into two larger sections of grains and vegetables, two smaller …

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