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Study finds “reasonable” quantities of red pepper may curb appetite

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Spicing up your daily diet with some red pepper can curb appetite, especially for those who don’t normally eat the popular spice, according to research from Purdue University. “We found that consuming red pepper can help manage appetite and burn more calories after a meal, especially for individuals who do not […]

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Lafayette residents pledge to lose 10k pounds, more new pledges encouraged

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — NBC’s “The Biggest Loser: Couples,” General Mills, Subway, and Feeding America are partnering on the Pound For Pound Challenge, a national initiative encouraging residents in Greater Lafayette and Americans across the country to lose weight to help combat hunger in their local communities. Recent data from the USDA shows that many residents […]

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Healthy Holiday Eating Seminar

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In conjunction with Club NewTone, students from the dietetic program in the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Purdue University will present a nutrition seminar entitled “Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season” on December 7, 2010 at 6:30pm at Club NewTone, located at 725 Sagamore Parkway […]

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Higher-protein diets support weight loss, may lower bone density

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Overweight and moderately obese postmenopausal women using diets based on higher protein intake also need to be aware of potential bone loss, according to new research from Purdue University. “We know that when overweight, postmenopausal women reduce their energy intake to successfully lose weight, they can lose less lean body mass […]

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Pound For Pound Challenge inspires Greater Lafayette to lose weight to help hunger crisis

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — NBC’s The Biggest Loser, General Mills, Subway, 24 Hour Fitness and Feeding America are partnering on the Pound For Pound Challenge, a program that encourages residents in the Greater Lafayette area and Americans across the country to lose weight nationally to help provide hunger relief locally. For a second year, for every […]

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Survey shows Hoosiers exercise less, are more negatively impacted by economy than national average

ADA, Mich. — While 93 percent of Americans report attempting to make everyday choices to be healthy and live well, half (50 percent) of Indiana residents say they struggle to do so, according to the Amway Global Wellness Index, a recent national survey of more than 15,000 Americans regarding their health and wellness. Indiana residents […]

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