Health News Brief: Working Out Before Breakfast Helps Burn 20% More Body Fat for Equal Exercise, Binge Drinking May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Grandparents Learn to Text to Keep in Touch with Their Grandchildren American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

February 12. 2013   

Working Out Before Breakfast Helps Burn 20% More Body Fat for Equal Exercise
Big news for hungry athletes and fitness fanatics: A study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition has found that exercising on an empty stomach in the morning can help burn up to 20% more body fat than exercising after breakfast.
Source: British Journal of Nutrition Read More

Belly Fat May Raise Odds of Early Death for Thin Heart Patients
For people with heart disease, waist size may better predict risk of early death than overall weight, a new study finds.
Source: Mayo Clinic Read More

Binge Drinking May Raise Risk of Diabetes
With obesity on the rise, type 2 diabetes has become a growing public health concern.
Source: Case Western Reserve University Read More

Grandparents Learn to Text to Keep in Touch with Grandchildren
Grandparents may turn up their noses at text messaging as a way to communicate with their tech-savvy grandchildren.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal Online Read More

Itchy, Runny Nose May Be An Allergy Or the Weather
As this winter continues to take many parts of the country on a temperature roller coaster ride from seasonal bone-chilling cold to spring-like warmth and then back again many people find themselves reaching for pain relievers or other remedies to deal with runny noses or other symptoms associated with sinus and allergy problems.
Source: Vanderbilt University Medical Center Read More



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