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Sugary Sodas Wreak Havoc With Cholesterol Levels, Harming the Heart

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Sugar-sweetened drinks can play havoc with your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, a new study finds. Specifically, drinking more than 12 ounces (1 standard can) of sugary sodas or fruit drinks a day may not bode well for your cardiovascular health, researchers say. "Think before you drink. There is accumulating evidence linking sugar-sweetened beverages to adverse health outcomes, and this message is clear," said lead researcher Nicola McKeown, a nutritional epidemiologist at the Jean Mayer U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston. According to the researchers, drinks such as sodas, sports drinks and fruit-flavored drinks are the biggest source of added sugars for Americans. "Efforts and policies aimed at reducing sugar-sweetened beverage intake should continue," McKeown said. "When it comes to alternative beverages, we need more information about wha

Tips for weight loss over 40

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weight loss can be one of the most difficult efforts for women, irrespective of their age.  But there is something about exceeds the age of 40 years, what will normally make you feel like a challenge seems downright impossible. There are a number of factors in the game after 40 - a slow metabolism, lively daily schedules and less mobility and flexibility. While it may be difficult to achieve, the fact is that weight loss is possible at any age. It is important to know what works best for your body and how hard you are willing to work to achieve your training goals. It is also the under appropriate targets and health issues in the foreground. The first - and most important - what to do if you are trying to lose weight, in every age is to make an appointment for a physical. Any possible medical problems that may contribute to weight gain. For example, hypothyroidism is common theme for women over the age of 40, who find that they do not lose weight with traditional methods. This co

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