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Friday, August 18, 2017
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How did you sleep last night? Forty-five percent of Americans reported that poor-quality sleep or insufficient sleep affected their daily activities, according to the 2014 National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Health Index. As of 2006, between . . .
  • Up until the last few years, and for many decades now, eggs were vilified, mainly due to their cholesterol content. Egg whites omelets were often on the menu, and you might get a subtle look of disdain from someone who “knew better” . . .
  • Having recently returned from a camping trip away, I found myself thinking a lot about how to eat healthfully while traveling. Here are a few tips and tricks I have learned along the way that apply to any kind . . .
  • Like many of us, you may think of yourself as a single organism (“me, myself, and I”). But evidence to the contrary is now clear: there is you, and then there are your microbes. We now know that roughly one hundred trillion microorganisms . . .
  • What? Didn’t hear about it? Well, it’s here, everybody. Wake up and smell the green tea. I can hear many of you saying, “I know, I know. Eat your fruits and vegetables.” You’re somewhat right. . . .
  • According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. It accounts for one in every four deaths in the U.S., or about 610,000 people per year. While it was traditionally thought of as a “man’s disease” . . .
  • Juicy. Buttery. Earthy. Sweet. It’s not hard to see why beets are becoming popular these days. They are making an appearance in everything from . . .
  • It’s that time again. The Christmas music is inescapable, and the peppermint chocolate patties abound on every shop counter. In addition to shopping . . .
  • You’re at a café with an old friend for lunch. The conversation is so engrossing that when you look down at your plate — empty except for a few crumbs . . .
  • Last month, I reviewed the basics about protein, including why we need it, minimum requirements, and where to find good sources. . . .
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