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Exercise and Workout

Artificial Sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful

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Artificial sweeteners were first introduced as a tactic to combat the shortage of sugar. Lately, it has been utilized as a way to help deal with obesity but research has been found that they actually may be making the issue worse. With all the issues noted in studies of the side effects of non-caloric artificial sweeteners, it may be better for a person to stick to a more natural diet (Brown, 2018). Artificial sweeteners are low cost and having a sweetness greater than that of normal table sugar they are commonly used in the baking industry. In spite of their beneficial effects, these sweeteners have documented health issues. In some cases, long-term exposure can lead to enforcer. A careful review of the literature by consumers and health professionals is necessary in an effort to make well-informed decisions about their health (Nisa et al, 2016).

New Study Shows That Intense Exercise Slows Parkinson’s Disease

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In a new study conducted by a team of researchers from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Colorado School of Medicine it was found that the progression of Parkinson’s Disease can be slowed by several days of intense exercise a week in early cases. Geoffrey Rogers was one participant grateful to experience the benefits.

Rethinking RICE: The Old Standard Method May Not Actually Be the Best Treatment for Acute Injuries

Sports injury RICE protocol

In my years working as a rehabilitation therapist, the standard treatment for acute musculoskeletal injuries was RICE - Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Without fail, we recommended this protocol to reduce inflammation and pain. Inflammation, we were taught, increases pain and delays healing. But a new school of thought may be turning the RICE protocol on its head.

Seven Best Ways to Burn Fat by Exercising at Home

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If you can't afford a gym or don't want to start yet another boring diet then you'll love this article, which features the seven best ways to burn fat at home with exercise. They're developed by Los Angeles–based celeb trainer Ramona Braganza, who has helped shape the amazing bodies of stars like Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, and Anne Hathaway, and Ramona told Health magazine writer Su Reid-St. John that any one of the exercises below will boost your metabolism for an entire day!

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