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Today’s Health Headlines

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Fitness trackers found to be NOT helpful in losing weight
 Although short term studies pointed to initial weight loss benefits, long term results of fitness trackers actually demonstrated weight GAIN.  This could possibly be due to people concentrating less to what they eat because they think they’re ahead of the game wearing the tracker

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/fitness-tracker-wait-keeping-fat-article-1.2798660

 

Smoking found to permanently alter DNA

 
Even in those who quit smoking, some genes still demonstrated DNA changes 30 years later.

 

Stress may wash out health benefits from a good diet


It appears women who live stressful lives do not enjoy the health benefits of a good diet as compared to those who are non-stressed as inflammatory markers were not neutralized by eating healthy as hoped in this study.
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