Eat Less for a Better Life

Researchers randomized 220 healthy, nonobese adults and assigned them to 2 years of 25% calorie restriction (CR) or the usual calorie intake (AL). The CR group received individual and group counseling. At 24 months the CR group had lost 7.6 kg (16.8 pounds) compared to the 0.4 kg (0.9 pounds) of the AL group. The…

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A Morning Run Improves Teen Sleep

A small, 3 week, randomized study of 51 adolescents (27 girls) found those who ran 30 minutes before school (7:00 AM) experienced better subjective quality of sleep, mood in the morning, and the ability to concentrate compared to those who simply sat by the track conversing with friends. Girls in the running group also had significantly lower daytime…

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