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Detweiler was surprised to learn she wasn't eating enough to fuel her training regimen. As an athlete, doctors and nutritionists say, she needed more food variety and more calories — three snacks daily, as well as bigger meals. Courtesy of Nationwide Children's Hospital hide caption

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To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food

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Eat fish or take a fish oil supplement? Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds. iStockphoto hide caption

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If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

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Peloton's New York City cycling studio has a television production facility so that subscribers, using bikes equipped with a waterproof tablet, can ride along at home. Issac James/Courtesy of Peloton Cycle hide caption

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Beyond Jane Fonda Tapes: Home Workouts Go Virtual

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Ah, sugar — we love the sweetness, but not the calories. For more than a century, food technologists have been on a quest for the perfect, guilt-free substitute. The latest candidate, allulose, is not available to consumers in a crystal form: It is a syrup only available to manufacturers. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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In The Search For The Perfect Sugar Substitute, Another Candidate Emerges

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Caprese salad on a stick is one of the healthier options at this year's Iowa State Fair. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Eating Healthy At The Iowa State Fair Means Salad On A Stick

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The McDonald's inside the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, in 2004. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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So Long, Big Mac: Cleveland Clinic Ousts McDonald's From Cafeteria

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A YWCA summer camp for girls called Camp Nizhoni took place at Lincoln Hills from 1924-1945. Denver Public Library, Western History Collection hide caption

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During Segregation, A Mountain Oasis Gave Black Families A Summer Escape

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Communal meals are woven into our DNA. But eating alone is no longer a social taboo. iStockphoto hide caption

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Party Of 1: We Are Eating A Lot Of Meals Alone

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Low-carb diet or low-fat one? Either diet will trigger the body to burn off fat, a new study finds. Mahafreen H. Mistry/NPR hide caption

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You Don't Need To Go Low-Carb To Burn Body Fat, Study Says

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