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Fitness trackers don't improve weight loss: study

Participants who added ‘wearables’ to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds than those who stuck with traditional tactics

Sept. 20, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Young adults who added fitness trackers to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds compared to people who stuck only to traditional weight-loss tactics.

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Talking about health with ‘Dr. Mom’

A nutrition and exercise expert and her science writer daughter sit down for a conversation on motivation

Aug. 31, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A science writer finds expert advice on how to eat well and stick to exercise from this renowned Fred Hutch researcher — her mom.

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Diet tops exercise for cutting weight, cancer risk, new study shows

Overweight and obese women lowered levels of proteins associated with cancer after one year of calorie, fat reductions

July 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Whether cutting pounds or cancer risk, the crunches in your salad trump the crunches in your workout, say scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 30, 2016

Dr. Anne McTernan named to HHS Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee; Dr. Harlan Robins mentoring two projects funded by Stand Up To Cancer

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Fat or Fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Does fat content matter more than calories? A nutrition researcher weighs in

June 1, 2016 | By Dr. Anne McTiernan / Fred Hutch News Service

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day when it comes to weight loss? Does fat content matter more than calories? Nutrition researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan weighs in.

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Exercise curbs risk of 13 cancers

New multinational study of nearly 1.5 million participants says ‘just do it’ (but don’t forget the sunscreen!)

May 16, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study involving nearly 1.5 million participants has found that exercise is associated with lower risk in a substantial number of cancers, bolstering previous evidence of exercise’s role in cancer risk reduction.

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