Tagged: body

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Consistency of Calipers on Body Fat Measurements

DXA scanning is considered the gold standard for effective body fat measurements. The DXA scan is able to output decently reliable numbers, but is not absolutely precise and has been known to have error...

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Mermaids exist! (but are very rare)

v The medical term is sirenomelia, undoubtedly sharing some linguistic root with sirens from Greek epic poems. Sirenomelia, also informally dubbed “Mermaid Syndrome,” is a rare birth defect that fuses human legs together, creating...

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Whey protein powder and shakes cause acne

Whey protein powder and protein shakes are popular dietary supplements for athletes and body builders. Whey is milk serum, the liquid left over from curdling milk to make cheese. Milk ingestionĀ is known to be...