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4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Researchers at Loyola University have revealed the top four reasons your weight-loss efforts might not be working. Researchers at Loyola University have revealed the top four reasons your weight-loss efforts might not be working. WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2012 — If you’re frustrated with a stuck scale, chances are, there’s an easy explanation. According to researchers at […]

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Did These Anti-Cheese Billboards Go Too Far?

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s new anti-obesity campaign targets cheese as a fat-causing culprit. But is it the right message? Feeling cheesy? No, we’re not saying you’re full of bad jokes (though we clearly are) but rather, we’re wondering how much cheese you’ve had to eat lately. If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably had about […]

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Fast Food: Counting Calories on the Road

So you’re counting calories away from home and have no choices other than fast food. Thanks to healthier menus items, you can stay on your weight loss plan even at the roadside drive-through. Fast food is tempting if you are traveling long distances — it’s easy to pick up and you don’t have to invest […]

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Calories: How to Know if You Go Too Low

Eating too few calories may actually hamper your weight-loss goals. Here’s how to tell if your calorie counting is counterproductive. Cutting calories is the approach most dieters must take to meet their weight-loss goals. But every once in a while people take calorie restriction too far, ultimately making weight loss slower and more difficult by […]

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Fatty ‘Comfort’ Foods May Alter Brain’s Response to Sadness

Researchers probing the power of these foods track neural changes in scans New research suggests that fatty foods do more than satisfy our stomachs. They may also soothe our psyche, literally serving as comfort foods. “Eating fat seems to make us less vulnerable to sad emotions, even if we don’t know we’re eating fat,” said psychiatrist […]

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The Smart Home Appliance and You

The recent rumor that iRobot had engaged in talks with Apple, Amazon and Google parent Alphabet to sell the data its Roomba vacuum cleaner gathers caused widespread privacy concerns. Roomba maps homes — the spatial dimensions of rooms and distances between furniture and other objects — and the data it collects would be valuable to […]

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Merged VR: Augmented Reality Cubed

There is considerable development activity at the high end of hardware and content creation for virtual reality and augmented reality, as well as such AR aliases as mixed reality, extended reality and others. Most industry investment is aimed at leading-edge gaming and industrial application development. However, the low-end of the market is also worth looking […]

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