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Overeating Has Impact on Individual and on Our Planet

Overeating can lead to health problems such as: metabolic syndrome, heart disease, stroke, type II diabetes, and even some forms of cancer. Most of us are aware of these health risks as we sit down for our meals. Unfortunately, we may not have been aware of the overall risk for...
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Hardwired for Happiness – How’s Your Neural Network?

I love to read about our brain and the hardwired network of nerves that course through our bodies. I usually have several books checked out from the library at once. This allows me to have several books about the same subject matter while also being able to cross-reference...
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Sun Exposure – How Do You Protect Your Skin?

When we go on vacation, we usually try to stay somewhere with a kitchen or kitchenette. On the first day we arrive, we will head to the grocery store and buy snacks, water, and breakfast foods. This is usually when I find myself also purchasing green tea and V8. Not the most...
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Military Food is Ready for Major Overhaul

From 1995 to 2008, obesity rates among the military have increased from 5% to 13%. Recent reports in 2017 have those numbers up to 17%. This displays a definite step in the wrong direction. The armed forces and dietitians are trying to figure out a plan to change this unfortunate...
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Sleeping Too Little or Too Much is Bad for Your Health

Sleeping the right amount of hours hours each night is important for your overall health. If you get too little sleep, health problems will ensue. If you get too much sleep, health problems can develop. So what is the proper amount of sleep? Research shows that getting between...
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