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Adaptive Thermogenesis

During weight loss there is a decline in resting energy expenditure (REE). This lowered energy expenditure is due to the loss of body mass, to a lesser extent the thermic effect of food (which refers to the extra calories burned … Continue reading

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Calories DO Count

Some weight loss products and programs misleadingly imply that calories are unimportant in weight loss. A research study published in the January, 2010, issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise elegantly demonstrated the importance of a caloric deficit … Continue reading

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Association between Dental Health and Academic Performance

Studies have established an association between oral health and overall health status, and other studies have established an association between health status and socioeconomic success. Although the direction of causation, if any, has not been established, it is conceivable that … Continue reading

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