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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 10/19/14

This May Prevent Some Damage With Weight Gain- This study focused on a group of people who were asked to eat 4 additional muffins a day so researchers could gauge the effect of polyunsaturated fat vs saturated fats. 412 more words


We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler

Each year I read the books that are shortlisted for the Mann Booker award.  They are invariably well written and thoroughly enjoyable.  My first read this year is magnificent. 295 more words

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"Edwards on the Christian Life:" a Review

“To become a Christian is to become alive to beauty. This is the contribution to Christianity that Jonathan Edwards makes and no one has made better.” This is how Dane Ortlund begins Chapter One of his book, “Edwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God.” Crossway has provided me a complimentary copy of this book through… 571 more words

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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 10/12/14

Dating While Formerly Obese- This article hit home to me. I had done online dating for years, but after losing 80 lbs it was very different.  416 more words


Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 10/5/14

Food Color Trumps Flavor- Had anyone else heard about the new black burger at Burger King in Japan? This story starts with an introduction to this product, which I find very intriguing. 341 more words


Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 9/28/14

Should Schools be Responsible for Kid’s Health?  This article asks the following question and throughout the piece goes onto answer it. “After cutting back on fat, sugar and salt in school lunches, how much more of the responsibility for student health should rest on the shoulders of educators?”  I for one am excited about reading some of the initiatives schools are taking, the BMI report card is very interesting. 291 more words


Health & Fitness Articles of the Week – 9/21/14

Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes- This article discusses how addicts when entering rehabilitation centers are comforted and eased off of their addiction through sweets and other highly palatable foods. 350 more words