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Despite Man Surviving Expired Food Diet, Nutritional Labels Matter

June 28, 2019

A grocery store owner lived on food past its expiration date for a year, “The Washington Post” reported. Some say his continued health disproves the need for expiration dates entirely. However, food labels contain important and little-known information for your health and safety. […]

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Examining Sugar Substitutes after Son Develops One for Diabetic Father

June 15, 2019

A chemist in his twenties has created a new sugar substitute from unused corn cobs, “The Guardian” reported recently. The chemist, Javier Larragoiti, invented Xilinat for his diabetic father, who complained about the tastes of other sugar substitutes. Artificial sweeteners are still misunderstood by many. […]

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Significant Health Benefit Gained from Moderate Activity of Walking

June 7, 2019

A study in “JAMA Internal Medicine” describes a leveling off at 7,500 steps per day for study participants to reach a significant health benefit as compared to 10,000 steps per day. Walking is a simple but effective form of exercise that can help us lose weight, build muscle, and even fight depression. […]

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Meat-Packing Company Recalls 62,000 Pounds of Beef over E. coli Risk

May 29, 2019

Thirty-one tons of raw beef have been recalled due to a possible E. coli risk, the USDA announced last week. The 62,112 pounds of meat were packaged on April 19 and failed random sample testing by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). How do zoonotic diseases spread from animals to humans? […]

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Study Shows We Gossip 52 Minutes Per Day, but Majority Is Innocent

May 26, 2019

Recent studies estimate that we gossip 52 minutes per day, but the majority of it is the sharing of neutral social information, not toxic or judgmental commentary, according to NPR. Just 15 percent of the time spent gossiping involves a negative judgment from the speaker. Many subtle patterns of behavior during childhood with peer groups shape our behavior as adults. […]

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AirPod Still Functional after Passing through Man’s Digestive System

May 18, 2019

A Taiwanese man who swallowed and passed an Apple AirPod headphone says it still works, according to the “Daily Mail.” The wireless earphone is the latest in a long line of electronic devices reported by hospitals to wind up in a patient’s bowels. How did it stay intact through its gastrointestinal ordeal? […]

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