Study: ‘Tetris’ Can Help Curb Food, Cigarette Cravings

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Vol 50 Issue 08

Obese Americans Get Less Than 4 Hours Of Exercise Per Year

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Alabama, the average obese American gets fewer than 4 hours of “vigorous exercise” per year, with obese men averaging 3.6 hours of vigorous exercise per year and obese women gettin...
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  • The Onion’s Guide To Gym Etiquette

    Every new year brings a surge in gym membership from new members nicknamed “resolutionists,” many of whom may be unaware that there are unspoken rules everyone must observe when working out.

Study: ‘Tetris’ Can Help Curb Food, Cigarette Cravings

According to a new study, playing Tetris can help curb cravings for food, cigarettes, alcohol, and other temptations by as much as 25 percent because the visual stimulation provided by the game gives users an “essential boost in willpower.” What do you think?

  • “So that’s why gamers always look so fit and healthy.”

    Charles Whitehead
    Garage Door Repairer
  • “Oh man, I haven’t played that game since I was a little kid. But it’s true; I barely smoked at all then.”

    Rob Wexler
    Zoologist
  • “When I need the rush of a four-row elimination, nothing else will do.”

    Marie Jaffe
    Nurse Clinician
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