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14 min ago | City Paper

Seriously, Is Fasting Good for You?: The latest research on whether to eat or not

Looks like your column on the benefits of fasting may be in need of an update! "We could not predict that prolonged fasting would have such a remarkable effect in promoting stem cell-based regeneration of the hematopoietic system," says university professor Valter Longo, coauthor of a new study on the subject.

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Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

3 hrs ago | Egypt Today

Make Them Feel Special

The little people: Round them all up before iftar and make sure you have enough household help.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Vegetables

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Fasting and intermittent fasting aid weight loss, have anti-aging benefits

Scientific studies show fasting and intermittent fasting promote weight loss and burn belly fat, but have other important anti-aging health benefits, such as protecting the brain from degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Arab News reported Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

The seven things families can do to prevent heart di...

Families that incorporate a list of seven simple health behaviors into their lifestyles can ward off not only heart disease, but also cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's, experts say.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Brigham Young University, Life, Food, Dieting, Alzheimer's, Medicine, Dementia

12 hrs ago | International Business Times

Same Genes That Affect Children's Reading Ability, Influence Their Math Skills

So far, math was seen as a complex skill that only the intelligent and well equipped could master, and reading was known to be a simpler one.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Genetics, Medicine

17 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

More than 5,000 cakes sold for charity

A FUNDRAISING scheme dreamt up in Bradford has seen more than 5,000 cakes sold for charity across the UK.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Star Online

Break fast with cooling a jigar dandaa

Tasty drink: Yasmin and fellow worker M. Mustafa showing the 'jigar danda' at their stall in Queen Street, George Town.

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Malaysia Chronicle

So Little Confidence in the Faithful! Putrajaya confirms 'Muslim...

Muslim eateries are prohibited from selling food to Muslims before 3pm, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Jamil Khir Baharom clarified today.

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The Nation

Chinese embassy denies reports about restricting fasting in Xinjiang

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/09-Jul-2014/chinese-embassy-denies-reports-about-restricting-fasting-in-xinjiang For news details Read on : Chinese embassy denies reports about restricting fasting in Xinjiang ISLAMABAD- A spokesman of the Chinese embassy denied reports published in a section of the press that China has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Bury Times

MUSLIMS in Bury are being advised to stay healthy while fasting during Ramadan this month.

Patients on regular medication or those who suffer from long-term illnesses, such as diabetes, are being urged by NHS chiefs to take extra care and maintain a healthy lifestyle during the fast.

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Related Topix: Health, Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Alabama Live

Little Diner's gargantuan Happy Burger lives up to its rep and Huntsville restaurant's pot roast is pretty legit too

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- You almost have to unhinge your jaw like a rattlesnake to consume Little Diner's Happy Burger.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Health, Life, Food, Hamburger, Montgomery, AL, Vegetables, Entertainment

Egypt Today

Dig In

Te'dameny loosely translates as "over my dead body." In my dictionary, that single word - uttered by many a hostess as she plunks down that fat-oozing slice of roqaq or monstrous serving of butter-laden macaroni bechamel - signals the imminent onset of calories, heartburn and indigestion.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Medicine, Nutrition, Diabetes, Health

Science Daily

Non-diet approach to weight management more effective in worksite wellness programs

Researchers have found that 'Eat for Life,' a new wellness approach that focuses on mindfulness and intuitive eating as a lifestyle, is more effective than traditional weight-loss programs in improving individuals' views of their bodies and decreasing problematic eating behaviors.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Peninsula

Rising temperatures a challenge for fasting workers

By Fazeena Saleem DOHA: Rising mercury levels has made it challenging for some blue collar workers to fast this Ramadan.

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Beacon

Fasting made easy: Panthers share how they survive Ramadan

'Tis the season to be jolly, but don't strike the harp or join the chorus just yet because we're not talking about Christmas in July - it's Ramadan! Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims around the world.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why a Healthy Brain Requires Taking Care of Your Heart

There are plenty of reasons why you should take care of your heart, but if you need a new reason then consider this: A BYU study has found that there is a link between heart health and cognitive problems.

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New York Daily News

Celeb diets: Experts eye the science behind the hype

EPA/MAJA SUSLIN / TT ** SWEDEN OUT ** Zoe Kravitz is choking down clay and Shailene Woodley is stirring butter into her coffee - the current crop of A-listers with a crazy weight-loss fad.

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BBC News

What are #RamadanProblems?

Ramadan started last weekend, and Muslims around the world are fasting from sunrise to sunset.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health, Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, World News, United Arab Emirates

AME Info

Workers get free medical checkup and medication during 'Sehat Sa'em' initiative

The Media and Awareness Team of Public Health Services Department at Dubai Municipality in collaboration with Digital Co.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Health

Sun Jul 06, 2014

China Digital Times

Uyghurs Defy Ramadan Ban

Chinese authorities have justified the ban on fasting by saying it is meant to protect the health of students, and restrictions on religious practices by government officials are meant to ensure the state does not support any particular faith.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays, Health

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