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Eating Breakfast and Dinner Together as a Family: Associations with Sociodemographic Characteristics and Implications for Diet Quality and Weight Status

Eating Breakfast and Dinner Together as a Family: Associations with Sociodemographic Characteristics and Implications for Diet Quality and Weight Status

Abstract Background Research has shown that adolescents who frequently share evening meals with their families experience more positive health outcomes, including diets of higher nutritional quality. However, little is known about families eating together at breakfast. Objective This study examined sociodemographic differences in family meal frequencies in

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12 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away From You

12 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away From You

Your behavior is a little thing that makes a big difference. In our line of work, Angel and I hear from hundreds of coaching clients every month.  Through this experience, we’ve come across scores of toxic behaviors that push people away from each other.  And we’ve witnessed

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Splenda Goes from ‘Safe’ to ‘Caution’ after Leukemia Found in Mice

Splenda Goes from ‘Safe’ to ‘Caution’ after Leukemia Found in Mice

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging caution in the use of the artificial sweetener Splenda. A food safety advocacy group has downgraded its rating for sucralose, the artificial sweetener better known as Splenda, from “safe” to “caution” in its chemical guide to food

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Whats Wrong With a Sedentary Lifestyle?

Whats Wrong With a Sedentary Lifestyle?

Improvement in the technology has resulted in designing electronic machines for each and every work. This is making many of us as couch potatoes. Many of us spend many hours watching television and always keep munching all the time. Increased eating along with sedentary lifestyle increases the

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Messenger’s Medicine/Health at a Hundred: Sept 7/8 2013 (Brampton, Canada)

Messenger's Medicine/Health at a Hundred: Sept 7/8 2013 (Brampton, Canada)

Messenger’s Medicine: Principles from the Prophet The Blessed Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was sent to teach all humans how to live the optimal life in order that they may draw close to Allah and be in His Divine pleasure forever.

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Don’t Take Your Vitamins

Don’t Take Your Vitamins

PHILADELPHIA — LAST month, Katy Perry shared her secret to good health with her 37 million followers on Twitter. “I’m all about that supplement & vitamin LYFE!” the pop star wrote, posting a snapshot of herself holding up three large bags of pills. There is one disturbing

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Pediatricians say it’s often better to let a child’s fever run its course

Pediatricians say it’s often better to let a child’s fever run its course

I’ll never forget the first time my son spiked a 103-degree fever in the wee hours of the morning — and not just because it happened to be his first birthday. My baby was burning up and inconsolable, and as a nervous new mom, I immediately reached

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

In many child drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for. A lifeguard keeps watch on opening day of the newly renovated McCarren Park Pool on June 28, 2012, in Brooklyn, New York. The new captain jumped from

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Alternative to Clomid – What Works Just as Well as the First Line Fertility Drug

Alternative to Clomid – What Works Just as Well as the First Line Fertility Drug

Many patients ask if there is a natural alternative to Clomid. The short answer is that many natural treatments work just as well as, and in the vast majority of cases, MUCH better than Clomid. Clomid is a first-line drug used to treat infertility. It is often

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Why parents should leave their kids alone

Why parents should leave their kids alone

I felt as if I were an unwilling accomplice to torture. Echoes of the victim’s screams rang off the varnished walls. The door, tight shut though it was, could not block the cries of panic. A baby, alone and imprisoned in a cot. The baby’s mother was

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