Treadmill tempo runs are great marathon training

Tempo running on a treadmill is great preparation for a marathon. Run for at least 20 minutes once a week at a speed in between your 10K race pace and your projected marathon pace.

Fruits and vegetables count later, too
Older women, ages 65 to 80, who consume a higher ratio of animal to vegetable protein suffer greater loss of bone mineral density over time than do women for whom fruits and vegetables make up a larger proportion of their diets.

Chocolate may protect against heart disease
Chocolate contains procyanidin, one of the important polyphenolic compounds that protects against coronary disease. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that frequent consumption of chocolate changes the composition of the blood in such a way as to reduce the risk of heart attack.

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