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Fitness Trackers Found to Inhibit Fitness 
While fitness trackers are sold with the promise that they will help you improve your physical condition, evidence now suggests the opposite is true. Ars Technica has the details: http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/09/fitness-trackers-may-actually-make-you-gain-weight/

Does Exercise Counteract Sedentary Time? 
A massive study published in The Lancet found that regular exercise of at least moderate intensity had a pronounced effect in combating the detrimental consequences of inactivity: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)30370-1/fulltext?elsca1=etoc

Sugar’s Bitter Truth 
The story of the sugar industry influencing research and food policy to its advantage is coming to light after decades of secrecy. Sugar, it would seem, may be far worse than we have been led to believe, when it comes to health consequences. The Smithsonian has more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-food-companies-bias-health-research-180960440/?no-ist

 

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