Healthy Tips from HealthyLife

Beth Cooney offers tips to keep you healthy

Water for Weight Loss

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Do you have your water bottle handy? New research suggests you might want to fill it up, especially if you’re trying to shed some pounds. Researchers from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech found study participants who drank two cups of water before each meal lost an average of five pounds more weight over a […] [Read More]
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Is Marriage a Stress Reducer?

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Marriage may not always be easy, but according to a new study, it can actually be a stress reducer. Researchers at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University studied 500 masters’ degree students at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The group included 153 women with a mean age of 27 and 348 men […] [Read More]
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Diet and Skin Cancer

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 We all know the best way to prevent skin cancer is to stop baking in the sun. According to a recent study, a diet rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids may also help protect us from the disease. Researchers in Israel and Germany organized two groups. Members of one group were provided a drink […] [Read More]
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A Breath Test for Cancer?

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Scientists in Israel say finding out if you have cancer could be as easy as taking a breath test. The team of scientists studied the breath of 177 people, some healthy and others with various types of cancer, to detect the different chemicals emitted from the surface of cancer cells as they grow. They found […] [Read More]
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Mind Games for Your Stomach

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Anyone who’s ever battled a weight problem knows it’s awfully tricky. A new study suggests tricking our minds into believing food will be more filling than it is before we eat it could be the key to losing weight. In other words, portion control may be simply a matter of perception. British researchers showed study subjects […] [Read More]
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Is Romantic Rejection Addictive?

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If you’ve ever wondered why being rejected by a romantic partner drives some people over the edge, science may have an explanation. According to a study by researchers at Rutgers University, Yeshiva University, Stony Brook University and SUNY Stony Brook, the pain and anguish of rejection by a romantic partner may be the result of […] [Read More]
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Massage and Headache

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There’s no question that a massage can be enjoyable and relaxing. According to new research, it may also help bring relief to people suffering from tension headaches. Researchers at the University of Grenada, the Clinical Hospital San Cecilio and the University Rey Juan Carlos in Spain say their study proves that the psychological and physiological […] [Read More]
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Milk and Muscle Tone

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If you regularly turn to sports drinks after a workout at the gym, you might want to switch to milk. A recent study found that women who drink two large glasses of milk a day after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat than women who drank sugar-based energy drinks. Researchers at […] [Read More]
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