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To manage weight, it may matter when protein supplements are consumed

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — People looking to manage their weight with strength-training and protein supplements should consume their supplements during a meal, according to a research review by nutrition experts at Purdue University. “It may matter when you take your supplements in relation to when you eat meals, so people who consume protein supplements in between meals as snacks may be ...

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Brie Ruais puts all of her body weight into each sculpture she makes

In works of clay at Night Gallery, Brooklyn artist Brie Ruais takes up the mantle of a body-conscious strain of feminist sculpture. Lynda Benglis’ messy, spreading latex floor pieces come to mind, as do Janine Antoni’s blocks of chocolate and lard sculpted using nothing but her mouth. Whereas these works evoke the female body in order to reframe artistic conventions, ...

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Pancreatic cancer: Weight loss and combating diabetes can reduce your risk

Pancreatic cancer symptoms may only appear when the condition is already advanced, making the condition harder to treat. Currently, this cancer is the UK’s fifth biggest cancer killer, for which survival rates have not improved since 1970. According to the Office for National Statistics, less than seven per cent of people diagnosed with the condition are expected to live for ...

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Weight loss: Why pensioners with unexpected weight loss should be referred for urgent test

The call comes after a study found over-60s who go to their family doctor after unintentionally shedding weight have a greater than 3% chance of having one of 10 cancers. These patients “warrant rapid investigation” for cancer and possibly multiple types, according to research published in the British Journal of General Practice. The study, the first system… Daily Express :: ...

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Child obesity: How children lost the war on weight

Being fat was once a sign of wealth but is now associated more with poverty as richer people tend to be slimmer, say researchers looking at child obesity from 1946. The end of wartime rationing saw children consuming more calories but they were slimmer and healthier on average than modern children. The relatively high price of healthy food in recent ...

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