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Body rhythms a key to better health, according to Salk researcher

Body rhythms a key to better health, according to Salk researcher

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Paying closer attention to our body's natural rhythms can help us lose weight, sleep better at night and even protect against diseases ranging from heart ailments, diabetes and cancer, according to a new book by a Salk Institute researcher.

Dr. Satchin Panda, a professor at La Jolla's Salk Institute for Biological Studies, is an expert on circadian rhythm, and has conducted numerous research studies on the topic. His new book is called "The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy, and Transform Your Health from Morning to Midnight," and was published in June by Rodale Books.

According to Panda, for a...

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