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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?


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5 Weight-bearing Exercises for Retirees

The easiest prescription for preserving bone density is weight-bearing exercise, which makes the bones work against gravity and slows the rate of bone loss. What's the one for you?

Can vitamins lower cholesterol?

There is some reason to believe that vitamins and minerals might help lower cholesterol, but at this point the evidence is mostly inconclusive. Learn about the results of various studies.

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