Diet and exercise

In this March 13, 2018, photo, John Spillar, second from left, one of Ottobock's American specialists who previously worked at the Parapan American Games and Invictus Games, works with an unidentified his colleague as Peter Franzel, left top, a director at Ottobock, watches at Pyeongchang's athletes' village in Pyeongchang, South Korea. At a white warehouse on a corner of Pyeongchang’s athletes’ village, a team of technicians hustle around the clock to carve, weld and sew ripped things near piles of hands, feet and bionic knees. (AP Photo/Kim Tong-hyung)
March 15, 2018 - 2:11 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Away from the stadiums, it's the most hectic place at the Paralympic Games — a white warehouse on a corner of Pyeongchang's athletes' village, where a team of technicians hustle around the clock to carve, weld and sew items near piles of bionic hands, feet and knees...
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February 20, 2018 - 11:33 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' genetic or metabolic makeup. Previous research suggested that insulin levels or certain genes could interact with different types of diet to influence weight...
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February 19, 2018 - 6:42 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Yo is into yoga. Trying to stay off the disabled list after a season hobbled by leg injuries, New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespdes took to yoga during the season. "This year I did three things differently," said Cespedes through a translator on Monday following the...
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February 02, 2018 - 5:11 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida (THE CONVERSATION) This week marks the death anniversary of Mahesh Yogi, the Indian guru who brought transcendental meditation to the West in...
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This April 20, 2015 photo provided by Busch Gardens shows a polar bear wearing a GPS video-camera collar lying on a chunk of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea. A new study released on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 shows some polar bears in the Arctic are shedding pounds during the time they are supposed to be beefing up. Scientists blame climate change for shrinking the ice cover on the Arctic Ocean that the polar bears need for hunting.(Maria Spriggs/Busch Gardens via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 3:06 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Some polar bears in the Arctic are shedding pounds during the time they should be beefing up, a new study shows. It's the climate change diet and scientists say it's not good. They blame global warming for the dwindling ice cover on the Arctic Ocean that bears need for...
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January 16, 2018 - 10:15 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Tom Vilsack, Colorado State University (THE CONVERSATION) Since the turn of the year, Congress and the Trump administration have been haggling over legislative priorities for 2018. Many...
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January 15, 2018 - 2:31 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — University researchers are investigating whether soul food featuring fat and salt can be made healthy and delicious by using plants-only recipes. A two-year study based at the University of South Carolina is trying to learn what happens then ingredients are changed in ways...
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Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra yells to officials during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Spoelstra received a technical on the exchange. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 12, 2018 - 9:24 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Gone are the days when Miami coach Erik Spoelstra would spend the final few pregame moments wolfing down hot dogs while pulling on his suit jacket and hurrying to the court. It's all different now, and more changes are coming. Chicken fingers and coffee have been replaced by green...
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January 06, 2018 - 11:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs host the Tennessee Titans this in the first of two NFL wild-card playoff games today. The 9-7 Titans are in the postseason for the first time since 2008, and their playoff win was in January of 2004. The 10-6 Chiefs were in the playoffs a year ago, but...
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In this c, Tracy Longoria plays with goats at her Aussakita Acres farm in Manchester, Conn. The farm is partnering with the Hartford Yard Goats, the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies baseball team to offer goat yoga at Dunkin Donuts Park, the team's $71 million stadium in Hartford. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
January 06, 2018 - 11:23 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — What to do with a new $71 million minor league baseball stadium during the winter? If you're the Hartford Yard Goats, the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, you turn to real goats. Time for goat yoga class. Talk about a farm team. The national phenomenon of goat yoga...
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