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Splenda study finds weight gain, health problems

From this Dallas Examiner article Splenda study finds weight gain, health problems:

“A new study out of Duke University published last week in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health suggests that the artificial sweetener Splenda and its key component sucralose may pose a number of health threats to people who consumer the product over time.


High-intensity strength training effective for osteoporotic fractures

From this study Effects of high-intensity strength training on multiple risk factors for osteoporotic fractures. A randomized controlled trial comes this result:

High-intensity strength training exercises are an effective and feasible means to preserve bone density while improving muscle mass, strength, and balance in postmenopausal women.


Exercise results in weight loss for some and weight gain for others

From the International Journal of Obesity study, Individual variability following 12 weeks of supervised exercise: identification and characterization of compensation for exercise-induced weight loss the details:

* 35 subjects exercised five times a week for 12 weeks
* The average weight lost was 8.2 pounds.
* The best subject lost 32.3 pounds
* The worst subject gained 3.74 pounds