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Recent study adds weight to the low-carb vs. low-fat debate

 James Driskoll described himself 14 years ago as “happily married – and fat.” At 212 pounds, the now 48-year-old from Austin, Texas, wasn’t healthy and and he wasn’t happy with the way he looked. He kickstarted his weight-loss journey with …

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Simple Science @Heart: Frequent fast-food eaters in Asia more likely to die of heart disease

A lot of hamburgers, pizza, fried chicken and other American-style fast foods dramatically increased the likelihood of death from heart disease among Southeast Asians. New research among Chinese-Singaporeans found