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The Cat Treadmill That Works Like A Hamster Wheel

You may have seen the video on social media of a ring-shaped treadmill for cats. Looking like a hamster wheel, The Little Cat Smart Teadmil l uses a built-in LED laser light to entice your cat to chase it while on the wheel and getting some much needed exercise. The Little Cat understands your cat'...
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Pet Obesity Causing Increase In Chronic Arthritis Diagnosis

America's obesity epidemic and its side effects are not only affecting humans, but our pets. 56% of dogs and 60% of cats are considered obese. And all that extra weight put dogs and cats at risk for chronic health issues. In a new Banfield Pet Hospital report, osteoarthritis (OA) in pets is on the...
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Moving Your Family Meal Times May Reduce Body Fat

Change isn't always a bad thing and when it comes to your family's meal times, changing them just a little may result in a positive effect on reducing body fat. A recent study found that families who delayed their breakfast by 90 minutes and eat dinner 90 minutes earlier, on average, lost more than...
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BMI Bathroom Scales Are Not Accurate Stating Your Body Fat

Fitness has gone high tech and that includes your bathroom scale. No longer does it simply give you weight, it transmits your weight to your fitness tracker and plots out your progress on a flow chart. Some scales go a step further in showing your body fat percentage or BMI. The problem is that...
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Habits That May Reduce The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S., affecting almost 85 of every 100,000 Americans according to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Although it's an ominous number, breast cancer deaths have dropped by 40% between 1989 and 2015 in...
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Sandwich Wraps Aren't As Healthy As You Think

Bread has been getting some bad press for years. Thanks to low carb and other diets, the sandwich staple has been shelved in favor of wraps. But is enjoying your sandwich in a wrap reducing your calorie intake? The simple explanation is not always. While you might think wraps are better for you, in...
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Couples Unveil Proper Length Of Time To Unveil Embarrassing Body Functions

When you date someone new and decide you like them you want them to stick around which is likely why people try to keep some of their less desirable behaviors in check at the start of a relationship. A survey of 1,000 adults reveals both men and women agree you should wait nine months before...
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People Born In Summer Months More Likely To Be Overweight

The battle to fight obesity, in many circumstances, comes down to genetics and making wise personal choices on food, exercise and avoiding cigarettes and alcohol. But a new study says there's evidence that people conceived in colder months are better at burning fat that those conceived in warmer...
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This Kind Of Food Creates Stress

You wouldn't think that food as being a stress inducer but there are actually foods that can cause stress in the long-term. A new study found that eating foods that are high in saturated fats may lead you to "develop poor stress coping skills" in the long run. Specifically, researchers found that...
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People Who Skip Breakfast More Likely To Be Overweight

Although it may sound bizarre that you'd gain weight from skipping a meal but skipping breakfast meals you are more likely to be overweight. That is the finding on the latest research linking bigger waistlines to ditching the first meal of the day. In a review of 350 people from the Mayo Clinic ,...
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