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To Weigh or Not to Weigh

The National Weight Control Registry has published several studies on the habits of those who have successfully achieved and maintained significant weight loss over 10 years (4, 5, 6, 7).

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Survival Strategies

New book in the library collection - Foodborne Diseases

Foodborne Diseases 3rd ed./ Dodd, Christine E.R. (ed), Aldsworth, Tim (ed), Stein, Richard A. (ed) et al

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Foodborne Diseases, Third Edition, covers the ever-changing complex issues that have emerged in the food industry over the past decade. 215 more words


(Eat Like an Asian) A Healthy Asian A Posteriori Dietary Pattern Correlates with A Priori Dietary Patterns and Is Associated with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in a Multi-ethnic Asian Population


We identified a “healthy” dietary pattern, similar across ethnic groups, and characterized by high intakes of whole grains, fruit, dairy, vegetables, and unsaturated cooking oil and low intakes of Western fast foods, sugar-sweetened beverages, poultry, processed meat, and flavored rice.

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Lifelong Learning

Fat and Getting Fatter

Trends in Obesity and Severe Obesity Prevalence in US Youth and Adults by Sex and Age, 2007-2008 to 2015-2016

Craig M. Hales, MD1; Cheryl D. 

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Life Underwriting

Avoid the Danger Zone

The best camping trip in the world can be ruined by a bad case of foodborne illness. Symptoms might include abdominal cramping, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fatigue, and other problems brought on by salmonella, E. 365 more words

Outdoor Cooking

Vegan Diet, Subnormal Vitamin B-12 Status and Cardiovascular Health


Vegetarian diets have been associated with atherosclerosis protection, with healthier atherosclerosis risk profiles, as well as lower prevalence of, and mortality from, ischemic heart disease and stroke.

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Survival Strategies

Achooo. Musings On face masks.

I guess it’s flu season. You’d hardly know it here in Colombia because the mild season swings are tempered by the lack of seasons, or whatever really causes influenza outbreaks. 888 more words