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Health

2 Feb

Chocolate might be good for you

But there’s a catch

By:  Anya Martinez

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It was a dream come true for chocolate aficionados when they heard the news that chocolate could benefit their health.  In 2004 researches reported that consuming dark chocolate and cocoa improves the function of blood vessels. In a newer study, consumption of cocoa resulted in improved vascular responsiveness in people aged 18-77. It is believed that flavinoids (an antioxidant) in chocolate causes vascular improvement.

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Health

24 Jan

Health Insurance

It’s not just for the unhealthy

By: Anya Martinez

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Many young adults and working professionals underestimate the importance of a solid health care plan. Being younger and healthier means that many of your medical expenses can arise from unexpected illnesses and emergencies. Unplanned trips to the hospital can take a huge chunk out of your bank account and if you don’t have a solid healthcare plan, you might put yourself into some serious debt. An ambulance ride alone costs anywhere from $350-$800.

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Health

16 Dec

Males and Eating Disorders

A dangerous secret to keep

Society may not want to admit this, but women are not the only ones who suffer from Eating Disorders, also known as ED’s.  A growing number of men have been diagnosed with ED’s ranging from anorexia and bulimia to eating disorders not otherwise specified (also known as EDNOS)

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Negative Calorie Foods

6 Dec

Let us clear this up.

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Negative calorie food is in itself a misnomer. Hence the reason so many people are doubtful of its existence. So let’s clear this up. There is no such thing as a negative calorie food; however it is possible for a food to have a negative calorie count. How you ask?…..

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Bodyweight Exercise & Free Weights

8 Jul

It seems to me that just as soon as weight lifting came into vogue, everyone threw the good old body weight exercises out the window. Why do a push-up when a bench press can increase your chest size even more, right? Or why would anyone pass the lat-pulldown for a pull-up, correct?

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