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Entries for August 2013

Chocolate's Not So Dark Secret

Benjamin A. Tipton, M.S., SCCC

"Cocoa and its derivative chocolate have been used for thousands of years by the cultures of Central America."

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Should Women Do Resistance Exercise?
Vincent Chen, B.S 
When talking about resistance exercise, some people believe that women respond less than men in terms of muscle mass and strength gain, while others think that it may make women look bulky.

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Pay Attention to Those Little Aches and Pains: Muscles, Bones, Physical Activity, and "Itis"
Nina Laidlaw Rumler, B.A. 
This is Amuhrica, right? We power-through, man-up, and tough it out. Well, that’s not always a good strategy. We hear constantly about the benefits of physical activity but often overlook the drawbacks.

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Effects of a Combination Treatment of Fish Oil and Curcumin

Rachel Botchlett, M.S. 
Skeletal muscle is a highly specialized tissue that is responsible for voluntary motion and plays a significant role in glucose metabolism and maintaining postural support. The loss of skeletal muscle, defined as atrophy, is characterized by a marked reduction in muscle protein synthesis coupled with an increase in protein degradation and can lead to a loss of contractile force.

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