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A Time to Change

Studies have shown that grief can weaken the immune system.  I can vouch this as a true fact since after my Mother passed away I began to be plagued by upper respiratory infections almost perpetually and actually developed a serious ear infection that became resistant to antibiotics and became mastoiditis.  538 more words

Cayenne Pepper

Would More Physical Education Reduce Youth Overweight?

The prevalence of youth overweight has risen dramatically over the past three decades in the U.S. and now represents an epidemic. Since 1970, the fraction of children that are overweight has nearly quadrupled among 6 to 11 year olds and more than doubled among 12 to 19 year olds. 572 more words

Food & Nutrition

Confessions from a Fat Person

The title of this particular blog is not intentionally sensational. I don’t actually have a problem with the word fat. I surrendered the negative connotations I had tied to the word fat, years ago. 1,207 more words