Saturday, February 28, 2015 AdarI 9, 5775
As summer heats up, a natural chemical may change the way you feel about life
Imagine if a naturally occurring chemical in your body could help make you feel more calm and relaxed, but it would only work during the long days of summer. The same chemical would, instead, make you aggressive and nasty when you were exposed to less daylight during the winter. That's exactly what occurs for a specific species of mouse, according...
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If you have ever pulled and strained to remove a pesky vine -- or twisted and stretched while kneeling in a flower bed -- then you know that gardeners get their share of physical exercise. Spring is the time when people take to the outdoors to plant their gardens in anticipation of a summer of lovely flowers and healthy vegetables...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
When applied as originally intended by its German-born creator Joseph Pilates (1880-1967), Pilates -- the world-renowned fitness-plus program -- not only shapes, tones and builds the body beautiful, but takes on the added aura of exercise as an art form. That in-a-nutshell assessment comes from Brie Adina Neff, a native of Philadelphia, one of the world's youngest Level 3 Pilates...
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A new study in mice raises a tantalizing possibility that humans may one day be able to eat any kind of fat they want without raising their risk of heart disease. "We deleted an enzyme in mice, and they could eat any type of fat and not get heart disease," stated Lawrence Rudel, Ph.D., a professor of comparative medicine. "If...
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Rita Bryan, JE Feature
People are constantly asking me about the best and quickest way to shed excess fat. Your body type, age, fitness level, use of certain medications and dieting history all play a role in determining how "easy" or "how many obstacles" will be in the way to achieving a more slender body. Since the dawn of the fitness movement back in...
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