Diet & Fitness

Are Calorie Counts on Menus Accurate? Not So Much

You may avert your eyes from them, or purposefully cover them up when you’re scanning the menu at your favorite restaurant, but increasingly, they’re hard to ignore — the unsettling number of calories in the meal you’re …

How Repetitive Foods Can Mean Weight Loss

Want to lose weight? How about trying to bore yourself thin? According to a study that will  be published in the August issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, monotony at mealtime might be a clever — if  …

Why Working Men, But Not Women, Get More Exercise

Who says your job leaves you no time to hit the gym? A detailed new study of U.S. physical activity patterns shows that men who work full-time — whether their jobs are active or sedentary— end up getting more exercise …

City Kids Walk and Bike to School More Often

Kids who live in the city are more likely to walk or bike to school, compared with children in rural areas, a new study finds. That active commute helps youngsters boost their daily physical activity and may help improve their health.

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