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carbs and health

Diet study says we’re still eating way too many bad carbs

September 24th, 2019

Remember the old food pyramid from a couple of decades ago? You know, the one that showed you should essentially eat as much bread and pasta as you could stand while ditching fats? Well, with obesity levels at all-time highs and no shortage of research showing carbs are a big culprit, it seems that antiquated …

processed food

New study says processed foods make us crave more calories

May 16th, 2019

What is healthy when it comes to food? That’s a question that many people struggle to answer on a daily basis around the world. How much sugar, fat, carbs, and salt our bodies need has been the topic of debate for, well, pretty much forever, and constantly-shifting nutritional guidelines aren’t making things any easier to …

How To Lose Weight

NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’ has a weight problem

May 13th, 2016

There’s no getting around it: losing weight requires a lot of hard work — just ask our editor, who lost 50 lbs in 3 months — and maintaining one’s weight after shedding a few pounds can sometimes be an even harder endeavor. Underscoring the challenges that often come along with keeping weight off, a look …

Freeze-Dried Fecal Pills Obesity

Doctors want to cure obesity with freeze-dried fecal pills

January 11th, 2016

As gross as it may sound, popping freeze-dried fecal pills might one day cure obesity and you might be instructed to take them to lose weight. In fact, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital will test these freeze-dried fecial pills on 20 obese patients, Quartz reports. Each day, for six weeks, these people will ingest a …

Weight Loss Fast Slow

How much weight should you lose each week to keep it off?

January 7th, 2016

In case you haven’t been paying attention, the smart wearables business is only getting bigger. More and more companies are coming out with new smart bands and watches designed to assist with fitness tracking and health monitoring, with a slew of new products having been unveiled at CES 2016 this week. These wearables can help …

CoolSculptin Weigh Loss Fat Reduction Treatment

Miracle Weight Loss Technique? Freeze Your Fat and Poop It Out

June 27th, 2015

Weight loss is an important yet delicate matter to people looking to shed some of that extra weight. There are many “miracle” solutions that don’t exactly work, and there are plenty methods to do it properly. Watching what you eat and exercising properly will certainly help, though it may take discipline and time to see results. However, …

Apple weighting lowered in Nasdaq-100; Microsoft, Google raised

April 5th, 2011

NASDAQ on Tuesday announced that it will adjust the weighing of several companies in the NASDAQ-100 index to better reflect their market capitalizations. The NASDAQ-100 index is comprised of the 100 biggest non-financial stocks on the NASDAQ exchange. The adjustment, which will take place on May 2nd, is the first of its kind since 1998. Apple will …

Details of HP’s tablet leaks ahead of media event; TouchPad’s the name

February 9th, 2011

The gang over at PreCentral showed up to today’s HP media event several hours early just to… you know, get a good seat. While roaming the halls, the folks from HP just happen to be rehearsing this afternoon’s presentation — and the folks from PreCentral just happen to overhear several details about what we’re in store for. …

The Internet weighs around 450.5 billion kilograms?

November 21st, 2009

This is just too weird not to post. CNET UK has reported that the Internet has a weight, and by taking the sum total of all peripherals, computers, etc. you can actually formulate a number. So what do the intertubes weight? 498,438,559,990 kilograms to be exact. About 570,937,778 computers are connected to the Internet and …