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Skipping breakfast may be bad for your heart, doctors say

Updated: -- (04/25/2017) Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, according to the scientific statement from the American Heart Association.


Bad eating habits linked to genes, researchers say


 (04/24/17) Have a sweet tooth and crave salty foods? That might be genetic. According to a study from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, researchers have found links between food preference and genetics, specifically surrounding hormone regulation, depression and obesity risk.


Women May be Getting More Benefits from Mindfulness Classes than Men

Updated: Practicing mindfulness-a main tenet of meditation and yoga-may improve mood in women, but not men, a new study has found. Authors from Brown University say their research suggests teachers in the mindfulness space may need to consider gender differences when holding their classes.


Is Your Bed Giving You Wrinkles?

Updated: Many women invest in various lotions and potions to try and ward off wrinkles – but it seems that our pillows could be hampering our best beauty efforts. While we may be aiming at getting a decent amount of “beauty sleep” it seems that cotton pillows could be ruining our chances when it comes to fighting the clock.


Sports-Related Concussions are Most Common in High School Girls

Updated: In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study. The reasons may have to do with physical or equipment differences and how often girls and boys report concussions they experience, but the result indicates a need for more research and better prevention strategies, researchers say.


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