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2013-02-28 16:29:15

Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic.

Low Intensity Exercise Better For The Body Than High Intensity Workouts
2013-02-15 15:59:58

Researchers found, after studying 18 normal-weight 19- to 24-year-old participants, that long periods of low intensity exercise may help to improve insulin and lipid levels more than those short bursts of intense activity exercises.

Exercising In Short Bouts Just As Good As Going To The Gym
2013-01-30 05:53:45

A new study, led by Oregon State University, suggests that the health benefits of small amounts of activity can be just as good for a person as longer bouts of exercise achieved by a trip to the gym.

2013-01-08 05:04:19

Guidance for the 50+ fitness newcomer or returning exerciser Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 It's the time of year when millions of people

2012-12-16 05:03:13

As the nation’s obesity epidemic continues to grow, Americans are still lacking in the amount of exercise they get.

Aerobic Exercise Boosts Cognitive Ability Of Elderly
2012-12-14 07:18:24

It is well known that exercise can benefit the body, and now, researchers say that aerobic exercise could enhance certain areas of cognitive ability as well.

2012-12-13 12:25:10

Poor eating and exercise habits could be the game-changer in the fight against heart disease and stroke deaths.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.