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French Paradox

French Paradox

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the famous French Paradox.  How can it be that the French have a much lower rate of heart disease when they consume so much saturated fat?  Is it because of the wine?  Is it linked to diet choices?  Or is the widely held belief that saturated fat causes heart disease wrong?  Today’s article explores this notorious paradox.

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What is Bone Density

What is Bone Density?

Bone density or bone mineral density is the amount of bone mineral in bone tissue. Bone density measurement is used in clinical medicine as an indirect indicator of osteoporosis and fracture risk.

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Why is Autophagy Important?

Why is Autophagy Important?

Today’s article is about autophagy and why it’s important.  I’m not going to go deep into the science, but rather will attempt to keep things at a practical level.

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Bench Press for Women

Bench Press for Women

I recently read an article from Jennifer Vogelgesang Blake’s who is a personal trainer at The Movement Minneapolis.  She writes often about how being strong is very empowering for women, and much more fun than most women realize.  The purpose of today’s article is to talk about the bench press with a slant towards women.

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Case Against Cereal For Breakfast

Case Against Cereal For Breakfast

Most of the western world is addicted to breakfast cereal. That is my opinion and while I don’t have any actual facts to support it, I could probably dig some up if I had an extra hour to do research. I will also admit that my kids are addicted to breakfast cereal. Every single day, they come downstairs, absolutely ravenous, and start consuming multiple bowls of sugar.

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20X Challenges

20X Challenges

Periodically challenge yourself to do something that is 20X. This means doing something very difficult and outside of your comfort zone.

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Is There Any Such Thing as Willpower?

Is There Any Such Thing as Willpower?

If you google “willpower,” you’ll get thousands of hits because it has become an accepted “thing” in our western culture.  However, the truth is that it’s a myth.  The concept of willpower has been discredited by science.

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