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Scarlett Johansson plays Black Widow in "Avengers: Endgame."

Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ fitness routine involved carb-cycling, 12-hour fasts, and military presses

She trained and ate like an athlete for 'a year or so' to get in shape to play Black Widow.
Metformin is often called a "miracle drug."

A ‘miracle drug’ used for diabetes prevention could also be a key to weight loss maintenance

A new study found that diabetes drug metformin could help people who lost significant weight to keep it off for the longterm.

14 of the biggest myths about nutrition and dieting, debunked

Juice cleanses, low-fat diets, and more nutrition myths that do more harm than good.
Your morning bacon sandwich could be a health risk.

Eating just one extra strip of bacon a day could increase your risk of bowel cancer by 20%

Researchers at the University of Oxford and Cancer Research UK found that the risk of bowel cancer rose 20% with every extra 25g of processed meat.
The author at the gym.

5 things that didn’t change when I lost 120 pounds

There were a few differences I expected to experience after losing 120 pounds that, to my surprise, didn't change at all. Here they are.
The keto diet isn't intended to be a long-term diet.

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

A nutritionist revealed what foods you can eat without worrying about the calories. Grab these snacks if you're worried about gaining weight.
Vitamin D overdoses are rare, but can lead to nausea, vomiting, weakness, bone pain, and kidney issues.

A man overdosed on vitamin D supplements, and now he has permanent kidney damage

A man used between 8 and 12 drops of vitamin D daily for over two years, which resulted in kidney damage and other dangerous symptoms.
Supplements offer no apparent benefits for already healthy people.

There’s even more evidence that taking supplements is a waste of money — and could be harmful to your health

A new study found that nutritional supplements don't offer health benefits, and could even be harmful.
One couple lost a combined 394 pounds.

20 people who lost more than 100 pounds share their secret to success

For some, weight loss is a long process that requires changing your habits and mindset. Here are 20 people who have lost 100 pounds or more — and kept it off.
Some things are worse than others.

10 of the most unhealthy things you can order at McDonald’s

We figured out the least healthy menu items sold at McDonald's, based on calories, fat, sugar, and sodium. Here are 11 things you should never order.