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Americans Are Exercising More, But They’re Not Losing Weight

As matter of fact, this is really so, this is really reality. you have only to look at magazine covers as well as their contents, gyms [hot yoga, bikram yoga and the many variations that exist which target the body, not the mind], and the constant assuaging of diets, roller coaster diet regimes, constant publications on how to lose weight, abundance of sites which provide endless data to lose weight…..and on and on and on and on….all this could really deter from the reality of weight loss. phew! it’s tiring!

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    OK, we followed their advice. More Americans are exercising more often, but so far, we’re really not losing much weight. According to one researcher: “To tackle obesity, we need to do this. But we probably also need to do more … Just counting on physical activity is not going to be the solution.”

    + “Her cholesterol was astoundingly low. Her low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, the form that promotes heart disease, was 14, a level unheard-of in healthy adults, whose normal level is over 100.” The NYT’s Gina Kolata on the rare mutation that has ignited a big pharma race for a new cholesterol drug.

    + Maybe what we really need is fresher broccoli in more regions. A Cornell scientist is trying to make that dream a reality by creating “a new version of the plant that can thrive in hot, steamy summers.”…

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