Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fall exercise

Fall has arrived. The leaves are turning, and the temperature is definitely dropping. As someone who is a decidedly fair-weather runner, I am always sad to see summer come to an end. The worst of it for those of us who are trying to maintain their fitness and healthy weight-and let's face it who isn't-…
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Do artificial sweeteners lead to weight gain?

A new study just published in the journal Nature has challenged some of the conventional wisdom about artificial sweeteners, suggesting that blood sugar levels actually rise in animals and humans with consumption of artificial sweeteners. Now, before we get too far ahead of ourselves, let's keep in mind that this is one of a great…
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