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Patricia Bañuelos, left, and Leticia Segovia of Walla Walla take an early morning walk Thursday as the rising sun cast long shadows across the infield at Martin Field’s track. According to a new study, people who regularly loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index than they would if they stayed indoors.

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Study sheds light on value of early rising

To slim down, it helps to get up early and get outdoors in the sun.

LOS ANGELES—To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside.


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