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Triathlete Chris Mosier Becomes First Trans Person To Appear In ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’

ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’ has long been a celebration of strong, athletic bodies, but this year it’s even more special. The 2016 edition will be the first to include a transgender athlete, with triathlete Chris Mosier appearing naked in the annual photoshoot. “I think the reason I felt so inspired to do it is that I’m…

High Intake Of Red Meat Linked To Common Inflammatory Bowel Condition Diverticulitis

Regularly eating red meat may be linked to a heightened risk of developing the common inflammatory bowel condition diverticulitis, new research suggests. The study, from researchers at Harvard University, suggests unprocessed red met is more detrimental to health than the processed variety. Diverticulitis occurs when the small pockets or bulges lining the intestine (diverticula) become…

Mediterranean Diet More Effective Than Statins For Heart Disease Patients, Research Suggests

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet is a more effective way to combat heart disease than cholesterol-lowering drugs, scientists have suggested. A study found heart disease patients who ate a diet rich in vegetables, nuts, fish and oils were a third less likely to die early compared to those who ate larger quantities of red meat and…

23 Mind-Blowing Photos That Prove Olympic Athletes Are Superhuman

This year’s Olympic games have had us glued to our TV screens – and it’s not just because team GB is swimming in medals.  Oh no, we’ve been marvelling at some of the jaw-dropping feats of athleticism performed by this year’s Olympians – from Simone Biles’ powerful gymnastics routine to Aisen Chen and Yue Lin’s unfaltering synchronised…

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