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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.

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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.

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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