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10 Most Absurd Fad Diets

People will go to crazy extremes to try to get slim. Would you ingest a parasite to fit into your skinny jeans?


A sore throat can be soothed with a number of simple at-home treatments, including inhaling steam, using throat spray and drinking tea. Learn how to treat a sore throat with home remedies.

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Body Mass Index

The number on the scale alone can't tell you whether you're at a healthy weight. Because height is also a factor, scientists came up with a mathematical formula called Body Mass Index (BMI). Learn how to calculate your BMI.

Nutritional Fundamentals for a Long Run

When you're on a long run, there's the part of you that pushes on, and there's the part that tries to hold you back. Poor nutrition before a lengthy excursion is a prime example.

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