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Another myth misses the mark

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Everyone knows that exercising at night makes it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep, right? Well, maybe not. In a very small study of 11 middle-aged healthy male volunteers, researchers found not only that afternoon and evening exercise did not interfere with good quality sleep but also that exercise later in the day actually […]

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Watch out: If you’re into supplements

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Dietary and other health supplements are not regulated (I could stop right there but I’ll add a bit just for safety) nearly to the same extent as medications are. So if you’re one of the millions and millions of people who believe you need to take a supplement, here’s something to think about. First, you’re […]

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Berry berry good news

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A study in the over-named publication, The Journals of Gerontology Series A – has concluded that consuming blueberries regularly can lower blood pressure just as well as most blood pressure medications can. In this study, 40 healthy volunteers given a blueberry concoction to drink every day had their systolic blood pressure levels (that’s the upper […]